Jacobs Data Collection Specialist – Principal in Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Data Collection Specialist – Principal



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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 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 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. We are seeking current/former incumbents who are/or have supported the current JITC T&E MSS IDIQ contract (at Fort Huachuca, AZ and Fort Meade, MD), as well as any candidates who have skill sets that can support the full spectrum of IT communication systems and software test and evaluation.


  • Please be advised, this position may be assigned to one of Jacobs Sub-Contractors_

Assists in the process of collecting T&E information and data. Performs manual and automated procedures during T&E of IT systems and equipment. Follows data collection processes and procedures within a T&E team environment. Implements corrective actions regarding instructions and errors identified in data collection procedures. Identifies and refers observed anomalies during text execution to T&E analysts. May serve as an assistant operator, specialist, or analyst during test events. Must adapt to a variety of non-standard problems, conditions, and procedures. May alter or deviate from standards if a solution is not found. Annotates all actions during test events, including input and output. May consolidate and provide minimal analysis of data and information.


Requires an Associate’s degree and at least 1 year of experience; a minimum of 60 semester hours of formal education working towards an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of experience; or at least 4 years of experience is required. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.

This position will require a security clearance at the Secret level or higher.

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 9:00 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

Req ID: SAL0001ST