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Jacobs Cloud Systems Engineer in Hanover, Maryland

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is currently interviewing TS/SCI Poly candidates for a Cloud Systems Engineer. The position is located in Hanover, Maryland.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall system engineering expertise in the architecture, design, development, requirements analysis, data flow, network design and/or implementation, or testing

  • Analyze user requirements, concept of operations documents, and high-level system architecture to develop system requirements specifications.

  • Support cloud technology adoption and integration of components into the cloud architecture

  • Interface with customers and assist with metric formatting, data transport and overall understanding of metric health

  • Work with customer to build graphical visualizations and models to represent the health and status of their metrics

  • Facilitate the interface between customer and development teams; communicate requirements and design to developer teams for implementation; track and review development, keeping the customer in the loop

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Current TS/SCI with a polygraph

  • Bachelors’ degree in a technical disciple or 18 years with no degree

  • 5 years’ experience in System Engineering and 12 years’ experience in a technical role

  • Experience as a Systems Engineer in programs that encompass systems architecture, requirements analysis, process execution and evaluation

  • Strong Linux experience managing and setting up hosts

  • Experience with customer requirement solicitation, capture, and refinement, decomposing requirements into system and functional requirements, generating systems engineering artifacts

  • Experience in application migration into cloud environments and technologies, as well as customer data types, protocols, and policies (AWS, AZURE, etc.)

  • Knowledge of and experience in Elasticsearch (administration/configuration) and NiFi

  • Excellent technical, nontechnical and bridging communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Experience with JIRA and Agile

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience in understanding customer enterprise data handling and establishing new customer data flows

  • Experience in using Elasticsearch to build queries/visualizations/dashboards & Machine Learning

  • Experience working in a customer’s cloud environment in accordance security and compliance regulations

  • Basic scripting knowledge, able to read/modify bash/perl scripts


Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

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, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s 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.