Jacobs Information Technology Analyst – Intermediate (Interoperability Test Analyst) in Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Information Technology Analyst – Intermediate (Interoperability Test Analyst)


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 companyemploys over 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries around the world.

Jacobs is looking for talented individuals to join our team for DISA's Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) supporting the upcoming Test, Evaluation, and Certification (TEC) contract.

  • Evaluate the DoD Teleport Generation 3 Phase 3 (G3P3) for Interoperability Certification

  • Provide assistance to the Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) Test Team to develop and update the Analysis Structure (AS) which is comprised of the Data Source Matrix (DSM) and the Evaluation Framework (EF)

  • Develop Test Scenarios and Test Scripts to support the interoperability certification of the Teleport

  • Provide assistance to the OT&E Test Team to develop various briefings such as the Test Concept Brief (TCB), Test and Evaluation Strategy Brief (TESB) and Operational Test Readiness Review (OTRR)

  • Develop Operational Test Plan and Test Reports

  • Attend various teleconferences, meetings and working groups.

  • Conduct data collection training

  • Conduct the Interoperability Certification test requirements during OT&E events

  • Provide updates to the Teleport Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP)

  • Develop, update, and maintain end to end diagrams to capture all equipment during testing

  • Coordinate Cybersecurity scans for the Teleport System. Ensure the cybersecurity information an test data collected will support the joint interoperability certification net ready status and the cybersecurity compliance status requirements.

  • Ensure test requirements, test scenarios and test scripts adequately cover Key Performance Parameters (KPPS).

  • Develop and update Critical Operational Issues (COIs), Measures of Effectiveness (MOE), and Measures of Performance (MOPs)

  • Provide administrative task support such as Monthly Status Reports (MSRs), Weekly Status Reports (WARs) and meeting minutes.


Requires a Master’s degree and at least 4 years of experience; a Bachelor’s degree with at least 6 years of experience; or an Associate’s degree with at least 12 years of experience.

One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master’s degree. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.

Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization. Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience.

  • Candidate should have a thorough understanding of operational testing and evaluation.

  • Candidate should have a thorough understanding of Net Ready – Key Performance Parameters (NR-KPP)

  • Candidate should have a thorough understanding of Military Satellite Communications (MILSATCOM) and Commercial Satellite Communications (COMSATCOM) reach back and network transport to forward deployed tactical users requiring access to the Defense Information System Network (DISN).

  • Candidate should have a thorough understanding of Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) and Ultra-High Frequency (UHF)’

  • Candidate should have a thorough understanding of the MUOS to Legacy Gateway component (MLGC) and MUOS Voice Gateway (MVG)

  • Ability to handle stress and work well under pressure

  • Have practical and working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, advanced Excel knowledge

  • Analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Quality interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to multitask and be organized

  • Quality oral and written communication skills

  • Must have an active Secret clearance required at time of hire.

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning 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 distances may be required.

Work Environment

An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.

Equipment and Machines

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


Core work hours will be between 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

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 office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields 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 and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.


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-Arizona-Fort Huachuca

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: ATE00008C