Fuse Engineering

System Administrator (TS-342-421)

US-MD-Ft. Meade
Job ID
Information Technology


Candidate will perform Lab Manager duties to develop, build, install, configure, and maintain a stand-alone research and development laboratory while still implementing security.  This laboratory comprises the network infrastructure, servers (both physical and virtual), and workstations needed to support mission requirements. 


Operating systems in use include several flavors of Windows and Linux with the emphasis being on Linux.  Hardware includes:  Dell servers, switches, network attached storage arrays, and tape drives; Symantec backup appliance; Cisco switches; Apple workstations; and custom built workstations.  Tools include; NetSeer, SEAR, NetFlow, UAM, and EPO


  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience administering Windows systems, preferably Win Server 2012 or newer
  • Minimum 5 years Red Hat Linux Experience, or a derivative like CentOS or Fedora with knowledge of IP tables, NFS services and Centrify
  • Experience creating documentation to outline processes and procedures
  • Experience provisioning systems, configuring systems, patching and managing systems, and securing/hardening systems with security in mind
  • Configures and manages Windows and Linux operating systems and installs/loads operating system software troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures network components along with implementing operating system enhancements to improve reliability and performance
  • Knowledge and experience of VMWare and virtual environments; proven ability to install and configure virtual servers and clients, using various operating systems, as mission needs dictate.
  • Knowledge of systems and network security, auditing, and user authentication.
  • Experience administering VMware, VSphere servers, ESXi, VSan, NSX, VRealize Cisco IOS, and NetApp appliances
  • Candidate should have intermediate Cisco router skills to include knowledge about routing and IP services


A TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

A bachelor's degree and 15 years of experience within the Federal Government

OR 20 years experience within the Federal Government


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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