DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) was awarded a $778M contract to provide global information technology (IT) enterprise operations and maintenance solutions for the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). Through 2023, when the work is scheduled for completion, Jacobs will provide comprehensive 24/7 worldwide IT support for the Special Operations Forces Information Environment (SIE) to more than 70,000 Special Operations, including solutions in network operations, system and network infrastructure, end user and common device support, plans and engineering, enterprise architecture and configuration, change, license and asset management.
“Over the past 20 years, we have developed strong relationships with the special operations forces, supported intelligence operations and delivered cutting-edge solutions for USSOCOM,” said Jacobs Aerospace and Technology Senior Vice President Darren Kraabel. “The SIE is the network that enables secure collection and distribution of information that is synthesized into actionable knowledge for the defense department. We’re excited to significantly expand our mission support to the SOF community through this new IT contract that underscores Jacobs’ capabilities in delivering IT solutions with complex requirements in challenging operating environments.
“More broadly, Jacobs continues to deliver leading-edge technology solutions that allow defense and intelligence missions to operate seamlessly and globally. Through the Jacobs Connected Enterprise, we are integrating our capabilities in information technology, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), data analytics, cybersecurity, and cloud computing to create value added solutions for our customers.”
Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With $15 billion in fiscal 2017 revenue when combined with full-year CH2M revenues and a talent force of more than 74,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com, and connect with Jacobs on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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