System Administrator with VM Background ( AX )

Fuse Engineering   •  

Fort Meade, MD

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 174 days ago

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A TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of IT systems. Experience building, patching and maintaining servers both physical and virtual. An understanding of Cloud Infrastructure Services or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is necessary.


- Utilizing SA experience and skills, provide system support services for Virtual Machines and images such as scripting, image maintenance, system configuration and automation

- Develop automated workflows through PowerShell scripting and task sequence for creating and deploying cloud images

- Insure VMs and images are reporting to corporate tools (SCCM, ePO, etc)

- Ensure systems are kept in required configuration profile, including: patch maintenance, changes as required by evolvement of production enviornments, updating software configurations

- Uphold system documentation for all responsible systems

- Troubleshoot systems indentifying hardware, software and procedural issues

- Acknowledge internal trouble ticket system requests:

  • Respond promptly and courteously to engineering requests for assistance, take ownership and ensure resolution of tickets in a timely manner
  • Identify the nature of the problem being reported
  • Initiate the action necessary to reslove the problem
  • Keep track of and document all communication to and from customers
  • Ensure follow-up on outstanding service issues

- Implement plans for deploying new services in a highly available and automated enviornment

- Take an active role in being a member of the team looking for improvements in technologies and efficiencies

- Assume other duties/projects as they arise and be responsive to the needs of the department

- Provide weekly status report on activities completed in the last week and current projects

Top Skills Required:

- Experienced and skilled with Linux systems in the areas of system administration troubleshooting, integration, shell scripting, and development (Task Sequence, SCCM, ePO, powershell scripting and configuring/maintaining DNS)

- Skilled with VMWare and supporting a virtual infrastructure; and OpenStack

- Knowledge in Cloud infrastructure Services or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Nice to Have Skills:

- Knowledge in configuration management and development enviornments such as: git, subversion, or Jenkins

- Experience with any of the following: JIRA, Nagios, Python, Puppet, YUMRpo, Ansible Tower, and/or ILOM

- Skilled in Red Hat OpenStack Platform (OSP)

- Experience with Windows System Administration



- Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, GICSP, CSA+, CCNA-Security, CCNP Security, CISSP (or Associate), CAP, GCIH, GCED

- Must be available for on-callsupport

- Open and willing to travel (CONUS & OCONUS) anticipate less than 5%

A TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

Required Education & Related Experience: Either a Doctorate plus 1 year ,OR Master’s plus 3 years, OR Bachelor’s plus 5 years, Associate’s plus 7 years, OR H.S./GED plus 9 years