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Project Manager *$5000 SIGN ON BONUS

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries around the world.

*Position may be eligible for a one-time sign on bonus in the amount of $5,000 (to new hires starting on or before May 31, 2019). You will be informed whether this position qualifies upon interview, and if the position qualifies, it will be confirmed in the subsequent offer letter for consideration.

We are seeking a qualified project manager (PM) to provide information technology (IT) project management in a rapidly growing and diverse U.S. Air Force (USAF) special enclave network supporting operational test and electronic warfare missions. This position provides project management advice and technical support to support classified networks and associated operational personnel. In this role, the employee must be able to:
  • Perform strategic planning and analysis for long-range computer network operations.
  • Write Statements of Work (SOWs) and Statements of Objectives (SOOs).
  • Coordinate with local organizations as well as MAJCOM/Air Staff and other DoD agency personnel on accomplishments of projects and project objectives.
  • Interface with technical/engineering customers.
  • Manage diverse groups across all computer support disciplines.
Activities may be directed, monitored, outlined, and supervised by a more senior program manager or Task Lead, but employee must be able to work independently. The employee will perform other project manager/analyst tasks, as assigned. Travel to locations other than Eglin AFB, FL, to include overseas travel, for temporary duty may be required periodically.

*This list is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities.

  • Program Manager course (or equivalent experience) is required.
  • Technical degree in IT or related technical field or program management is highly desired.
  • Formal training covering JSIG/DCIC security principals is desired.
Required Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience and five (5) to eight (8) years of directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications.
  • Must have valid / active DoD SECRET security clearance with anwith investigation closed date within 5.5 years at the time of application.

    Must be clearable to TS/SCI and be willing to submit to a CIpolygraph

  • Understanding of Government organizational hierarchy.
  • Knowledge of USAF computer, personnel security, and facility directives (specifically JSIG and DCID documents).
  • Familiarity with accepted program/project management practices, the Air Force budget process, and USAG security requirements is essential.
  • Working knowledge of computer operating systems (Windows 7 & 10) and computer network principles such as DNS, WINCS, Active Directory, and computer applications such as Exchange, and Microsoft Office Suite of products.
Desired Skills
  • Electronic Warfare mission data development familiarity is desired.
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, networking, troubleshooting, and USAF IS security is desired.
Essential Qualifications:
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new situations.
  • Ability to work effectively with strong, diverse personalities.
  • Demonstrated ability to offer exceptional customer services.
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communicates skills
  • Capacity to work supervised.
Essential Functions
Work Environment:
Day-to-day is typical office setting that includes sedentary physical effort. However, may include lifting of weight up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary and site installations will require ability to lift and hold electrical components for mounting in racks and/or on other mounting devices.

Must be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions. Periodic travel may be required to include both continental US and/or overseas locations.

Physical Requirements:
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required.

Equipment and Machines:
Ability to operate office equipment such as personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.

Typical work hours are Monday-Friday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM. Regular attendance during scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, with the exceptions of deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. May be required to adjust work hours due to surge situations based on critical mission requirements; this may include the individual being required to work extended hours over and above normal duty hours.

Other Essential Functions:
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to work site is required. Travel to and from customer's locations may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt. In addition, no cellular devices are to be used when the vehicle is in motion.

The Jacobs System Lifecycle Group (SLG) enables the success of Department of Defense (DOD) and other Governmental organizations by providing unmatched systems life-cycle solutions. As a partner to our clients, we focus on innovative and cutting edge solutions that drive value. We take pride in sustaining a strong culture by remaining true to our four Core Values: PEOPLE are the heart of our business, CLIENTS are our valued partners, PERFORMANCE excellence is our commitment and profitable GROWTH is an imperative. Jacobs offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally with the advantages of strong leadership, competitive compensation and rewarding career paths. Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations.


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.

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