Aug 11, 2022

Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Software Administrator - Entry to Experienced Level

  • National Security Agency
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA

Job Description

The need to maintain our core Computer Science group is vital to provide the technical capabilities necessary to successfully execute NSA's mission. The increased complexity of supporting NSA's mission requires world class researchers, programmers, and system and operations developers who collaborate in teams in areas such as software engineering, information technology infrastructure, high performance computing, data science, cloud and system architectures, computer security, and networking in order to design, develop, and implement advanced tools, techniques, and systems on to NSA's infrastructure. The National Security Agency (NSA) currently has opportunities for a highly motivated Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Software Administrator. At the Agency, MES Software Administrators provide real time software support required in a manufacturing environment. They deploy and maintain a multitude of computer aided design and manufacturing software packages needed for the production and traceability of highly sophisticated products. They also install hardware, perform system administration duties, and troubleshoot local networks, computers, and address other IT issues. The MES Software Administrator provides unique and tailored solutions to challenging manufacturing and process control requests, ensuring successful implementations of the process improvements in the manufacturing environments.

NSA is in search of Computer Science professionals to solve complex problems, test innovative approaches and research new solutions to storing, manipulating, and presenting information. We are looking for you to apply your computer science expertise to projects that seek to create new standards for the transformation of information. If you want to develop technologies and tools and be a part of cutting edge innovations; join our team of experts! Help protect national security interests as part of the world's most advanced team of computer science professionals!

*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Degree must be in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Information Security, Networking (Systems Administration), and Information Assurance, or any related field. Relevant experience must be in one or more the following: manufacturing, manufacturing execution systems, computer programming, database administration, systems administration, information technology management, application administration, administering operating systems, license management, or cloud infrastructure. Entry Level (Grade: 9) Entry is with a Bachelor's degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 4 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position. Full Performance (Grade: 11-12) Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience or a Doctoral degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 7 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a desire for continual learning and strong problem-solving, analytic, and interpersonal skills who is able to: - work in a team environment - adapt to change - provide innovative solutions - communicate effectively - multi-task across multiple projects

Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Salary Range: $61,947- $116,788 (Entry - Full Performance) On-the job training, Internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee. Monday - Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirements between 0600 to 1800 (flexible).