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Jacobs Algorithm Subject Matter Expert (SME) - NISSC II in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Jacobs is seeking an Algorithm Subject Matter Expert to support the newly awarded NISSC II contract. Your career at Jacobs enables NISSC to fulfill its mission to “provide classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at NISSC sites.” As a member of our team, you will support corporate and customer mission to provide world-class IT services and support that connects systems and users across NORAD in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, cyber security, systems administration, and other mission-critical areas.

Provide Subject Matter Expertise to Chief Scientist in support of the Missile Warning/Missile Defense (MW/MD) mission.

Delivers technical oversight of the Integrated Tactical Warning and Attack Assessment (ITW/AA) operational algorithms.

Responsible for the delivery of annual mission-critical operational databases to the MW/MD Community and OPIR data producers and stakeholders.

Responsible for prototyping, developing and testing new threat processing algorithms.

Algorithms are prototyped in MATLAB and migrated for implementation into the operational environment.

MW/MD community support required, which includes conducting analysis of live events that support program forecasting.

This position is expected to pay $100,000 – $130,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include education reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Serves as a technical specialist for the company in the application of advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes, for assigned areas of responsibility. Explores unique or controversial subject areas, defines scope, selects problems for investigation, and develops concepts and approaches. Applies advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes, in specialized areas of expertise serves as company specialist. Acts independently to recommend changes in the technical approach or emphasis of projects, and completes progress and/or conceives plans, and develops new technical methods or approaches as warranted by advancements in the state-of-the-art technology. Provides direct communication of unique/innovative practices between the company and the client.

Requires a BS degree in appropriate discipline and a minimum of 14 years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree and 12 years of direct engineering experience, or a PhD degree and 9 years direct engineering experience.

Proficiency in the use of MATLAB for algorithm development desired.

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.