Fuse Engineering

System Administrator (TS-311-2)

US-MD-Ft. Meade
Job ID
Information Technology


Provide development, test, and sustainment support for customer-related programs.  Primary responsibilities focus on security, systems administration and network engineering to configure, deploy, and troubleshoot software services.  Must be able to support (install, configure, analyze, and troubleshoot both physical and Virtual Machine (VM) appliances).


Responsibilities Include:

  • Implement newly emerging security requirements
  • Hardware and software system administration (remote management) support for new lab deployed servers (physical and virtual)
  • Develop and run test scripts
  • Review test plans/procedures; implement changes
  • Deploy server applications, maintain and track configurations of deployed systems
  • Create, refine, and document repeatable procedures for “rolling” deployments
  • Configure applications using messaging infrastructure
  • Run messaging verification tests
  • Includes: Installation, configuration, testing, troubleshooting, and resolving discrepancies
  • Provide technical support for security documentation (certification and approval, IAVAs, POAMs)
  • Respond and update tickets for assigned activities


Daily tasking through ticketing systems or direct communication with team/government leads.  Position may include limited after-hours call-in support for recovery from unplanned outages.


  • Implement requirements for enterprise level security mandates/initiatives
  • Ability to build, support, analyze and resolve technical issues for lab, live/dev, and operational systems (e.g. Linux, network hosting, vm appliances – setup, install)
  • Previous hardware, software and virtual machine experience (installation, support, testing, analysis of network tracking tools)
  • Remote systems administration experience involving remote access, user authentication, network configuration, and corporate messaging service
  • Ability to work with IP spreadsheets detailing IP address requirements – IP allocation
  • Strong Red Hat Linux background
  • Knowledge and experience with Java Messaging Service (JMS) messaging, ssh, firewalls, VMWare
  • Familiarity with network switch hardware and configuration, routing requirements, mission hosting
  • Experience with domain name service, Network Time Protocols, enterprise messaging, and file forwarding service
  • Ability to review System Security Plans for networks; working knowledge of POAMs, IAVA resolutions and documentation processes
  • Working knowledge of Application Messaging Framework
  • Scripting languages to include bash shell scripting
  • Technical support for software build/release process using configuration management
  • Experience software testing and troubleshooting; working knowledge of bug tracking/reporting/resolution
  • Experience with ANSIBLE and/or other IT automation tools, to support continuous deployments, or rolling updates


A TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.


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