Jacobs IT Network Architect (Cross Domain Solutions) in Washington, District Of Columbia

IT Network Architect (Cross Domain Solutions)


Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies.

We deliver an integrated approach to IT network engineering design and network management, as well as full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement support, and software/hardware vendor management. Our network engineers, controllers, and technicians are trained in multiple disciplines to successfully maintain legacy systems as well as insert the latest technologies for voice, data, and video networks in fast-paced, mission-critical environments. Our cybersecurity experts conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nation’s most closely guarded agencies and networks, and our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients. Our software engineers are writing and tailoring code to solve hard problems across Federal Agencies, and our Data Scientists and Analysts are helping thwart illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life.

We are thriving – growing by nearly 100% in the last two years – and need your talent and motivation to help continue propelling us farther, faster.

Jacobs is currently seeking an experienced IT Network Architect to perform the following functions:

Job Description:

  • Employ Enterprise Architecture (EA) techniques and methodologies for solving architecture portfolio challenges in support of one of nation's premier law enforcement entities and its supported components.

  • Use automated techniques to build Enterprise Architecture artifacts to JARM, FEA or DODAF standards.

  • Develop prototypes and bring structure to large quantities of data to make automated analysis possible.

  • Provide technical expertise to support migration of applications and data sets to cloud environments.

  • Employ project management techniques and procedures to plan, manage, and deploy Cross Domain Solution Services across DHS components



  • Typically requires an Associate degree in a computer field and eight (8) years of related experience. Progressive and relevant education, training and/or certification(s) may be substituted for a portion of the degree and experience requirements.

  • Supports the development of cross functional or large-scale automated information systems to include enterprise architectures

  • Designs system architectures to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements and provides for present and future cross functional requirements and interfaces

  • Provides comprehensive definition of all aspects of system development from analysis of mission needs to verification of system performance

  • Performs evaluation of system alternatives and assessment of risks and costs

  • Understanding of FEA, JARM, and DODAF concepts and enabling tools and technologies.

  • Experience preparing documentation, schedules and reports needed by

  • Government to manage IT Enterprise services such as cross-domain.

  • Experience performing independent validation and verification of IT Enterprise service

Desired Requirements:

  • Keen interest in using the latest data science techniques and methods to solve real world problem sets vital to national security.

  • Direct Experience with DHS and Intelligence Community (IC) component's data architectures and environments.

  • Expertise in various COTS, GOTS, and open source tools which support EA modeling.

  • Understanding of the Intelligence Community Information Technology Environment (IC ITE) data architectures, tools and services.

  • One or more of the following certifications: DoD 8570 IAT Level II, Network , ITIL, AWS Associate or Professional Solution Architect.

  • Experience performing project management to include abilities to establish WBS, IMS, and track Risk.

  • Experience communicating IT service and project status to Senior Executives

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 U.S. citizen

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.

Primary Location United States-District Of Columbia-Washington

Req ID: I2S0002IY