Welcome to the Integrated Research & Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) Contract

Our Mission at IRES

Jacobs is the prime contractor for the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA's) Integrated Research & Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract, providing integrated solutions to support the concurrent test, training and operations of our nation's missile defense systems.  This work is accomplished at several MDA locations to include the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC) on Schriever Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the Von Braun Complex on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama and the National Capital Region (NCR) in Washington D.C.


At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges in their careers. The IRES contract has career opportunities in:
- IT Services
- Systems Engineering and Architecture
- Mission Event Planning
- Configuration Management
- Scheduling and Cost Account Management
- Software Development
- Cybersecurity
- Information Assurance

If you are interested in working on the IRES contract, please use the link above to view the jobs available. If you require assistance or need more information, contact us at IRESStaffing@mda.mil

About Jacobs

For 70 years, Jacobs has been the driving force behind some of world’s greatest engineering feats. Inspired by our people, our rich history, and our promising future, our Vision, Mission and Values guide our global innovative and empowered culture. We are dedicated to keeping our people safe, healthy, and working toward bright futures. It extends outside the office walls, beyond the project site into our homes and communities. It’s about the safekeeping and well-being of our people, their families, our communities, and our clients. Through our “mental health matters” strategy we are creating a culture that promotes well-being, enthusiasm, stress resilience and retention, resulting in valued and supported staff that are far more likely to achieve their potential. We value inclusion and diversity because it energizes our people and encourages creativity, collaboration, and innovation. Our culture attracts the best talent from around the world and we are proud of the fact that people want to join Jacobs.

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