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Network LAN/WAN Administrator

at Jacobs

Posted: 9/22/2019
Job Reference #: ATE0002SO
Keywords: technical

Job Description

Mission Statement
Jacobs is seeking a qualified Information Technology (IT) professional to support the USSOCOM SITEC II Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) contract. Your career at Jacobs enables USSOCOM to fulfill its mission to “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you will support the vice president of the Enterprise Operations Group (EOG) as we partner with SOF military and civilian members to provide world-class IT services and support that connects over 60,000 users around the world in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, security, end-user computing, and test and evaluation.

Job Description
The Network Administrator (NA) performs tier one and two network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Candidates for the NA provide administration of network and communications systems, including, but not limited to, Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) systems. NA need solid technical skills and experience with a variety of network protocols, software, and hardware involved in LAN and WAN operations. The position requires strong troubleshooting, analytic and diagnostic skills, along with good communication abilities. The NA role requires comprehensive knowledge of Government hardware, software, and network components. The NA is responsible for creating monitoring reports and managing equipment logs, as well as ensuring the functionality of links. The NA coordinates network administration and performance requirements with other members of the networking team. The NA identifies, analyzes, and documents long-range requirements, and administers resources related to the enterprise network. The NA prepares technical implementation plans that provide integrated solutions, including actions, milestones, timelines and critical paths required for complete solutions. The NA researches applicable standards and requirements documents to assure network compliance. The NA plans for and provides reasonable responsiveness in terms of network performance (e.g., availability, reliability, and throughput). The NA prepares activity and progress reports for the Government regarding network performance initiatives.  

Typical Duties
  • Administering the operation of LAN/WAN-related network services according to Government policies and procedures
  • Coordinating and implementing network software and hardware upgrades
  • Troubleshooting and resolving LAN/WAN performance, connectivity and related network problems
  • Administering LAN/WAN security and malware control measures
  • Build operational Operations and Maintenance (O&M) checklists to maintain the service (daily, weekly, monthly, yearly O&M checklists); build Tactics, Techniques and Processes (TTPs) and Standard Operating Processes (SOPs) associated with service checklists
  • Monitoring LAN/WAN-related systems to proactively identify performance and operational issues
  • Documenting and implementing approved configuration changes
  • Managing access control lists and networking equipment
  • Performing routine maintenance on network-related components and equipment

Required Clearance:TS/SCI

Required Education:  None

Required Experience:

Years: 4

Description: Increasingly complex and progressiveexperience in implementing, administering, performing testing and analyzingnetwork systems.

Years: N/A

Description: Must have experience with current technologies and where required forthe task, emerging technologies


Required Certification: Employment is contingent upon obtainingall required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by thegovernment (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through theduration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certificationswill result in disqualification for this position and could result intermination.

  • Currentand relevant CCNA
  • DoDD8570.01-M IAT II or higher
Essential Functions


  • Workwill be performed inside a large facility. Work assignments vary based onclient requirements. Position could require some night and weekend work. 


  • Sittingat desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting andcarrying boxes of supplies or files up to 50 lbs. Extended periods of sittingwhile on PC/laptop or phone.

Equipmentand Machines

  • Generaloffice equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop,and other miscellaneous office equipment. Servers, switches, routers and othercomputer equipment that supports the IT infrastructure.
  • Workassignments dependent on requirements by the client. It is important to be ableto work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday).
  • On-Callor after hours' support may be required
  • Youmay be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or otherconditions when others are not permitted to work
  • Youmay be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency or exercises
  • Continentaland Oversees travel may be required.  Itis important to maintain a current passport.

OtherEssential Functions

  • Employmentis contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframespecified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintainingrequired certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure toobtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification forthis position and could result in termination.
  • Candidatemust exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosterscooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organizedwith the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple taskssimultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicateverbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government,military and contractor personnel at all levels. Must be able to interfaceeffectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Grooming anddress usually business casual, but dependent on client's standards. Must notpose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.
  • Theposition for which you are applying for requires a US government securityclearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if youpossess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), inorder to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish yourcitizenship in the foreign country.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.