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System Architect - NISSC II

Company: Jacobs
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Critical Mission SolutionsChallenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed today and into tomorrow.Your Impact:Jacobs is seeking a System Architect to support the newly awarded NISSC II contract. Your career at Jacobs enables NISSC to fulfill its mission to provide classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at NISSC sites. As a member of our team, you will support corporate and customer mission to provide world-class IT services and support that connects systems and users across NORAD in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, cyber security, systems administration, and other mission-critical areas.The System Architect serves as a technical specialist for the company in the application of advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes, for assigned areas of responsibility. Explores unique or controversial subject areas, defines scope, selects problems for investigation, and develops concepts and approaches. Applies advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes, in specialized areas of expertise serves as company specialist. Acts independently to recommend changes in the technical approach or emphasis of projects, and completes progress and/or conceives plans, and develops new technical methods or approaches as warranted by advancements in the state-of-the-art technology. Provides direct communication of unique/innovative practices between the company and the client.Typical Duties Include:

  • Attend and Participate in Periodic Large Scale Agile Planning events.
  • Support standard Agile ritual meetings (Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-ups, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives) as necessary and assist Scrum teams in execution of Sprints.
  • Provide architectural direction for hardware, software, and network platforms.
  • Assess existing systems, protocols and designs to determine required upgrades to existing architecture.
  • Lead initiatives and provide input on budgetary parameters on a large scale.
  • Work as effective communicator with respect to training and information dissemination concerning all aspects of architecture.
  • Prepare and present reports to senior management and/or the Government Customer involved in information technology infrastructure projects.Heres What Youll Need:Clearance Requirements: TS/SCIEducational Requirements: BS/BACertification Requirements: DoD 8570 IAT Level II and IASAEExperience Requirements:
    • BS degree in appropriate discipline and 14 years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree and 12 years of direct engineering experience, or a PhD degree and 9 years direct engineering experience.
    • In-depth knowledge of DevSecOps and CI/CD pipeline architecture and implementation in a software-defined datacenter (SDDC) environment.
    • Knowledge of information technology software, hardware, cloud, and server-client suites.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to identify possible risks and provide risk prevention and mitigation.Desired Experience:
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Experience working in scaled Agile environment frameworks such as SAFe
      • Experience working in Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Environments.Essential FunctionsWork Environment
        • Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).
        • Work assignments vary based on client requirements.
        • Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions
        • Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy and windy climates.Physical Requirements
          • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.
          • May require climbing, working at heights and in small confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time. Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperature than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.Equipment and Machines
            • General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.
            • Servers, switches, routers and other computer equipment that supports the network environment.
            • Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders and test equipment.
            • May require operating motor vehicles.Attendance
              • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is mandatory.
              • Shift Work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will work varying shifts
              • It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required.
              • You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency, or exercise
              • You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work
              • Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with field conditionsTravel
                • Continental and Oversees travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport.Other Essential Functions
                  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.
                  • Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels.
                  • Candidate must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
                  • Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on clients standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.
                  • The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.This position is expected to pay $130,000-$150,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include education reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ( .At Jacobs, were challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the worlds most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Keywords: Jacobs, Colorado Springs , System Architect - NISSC II, IT / Software / Systems , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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