Associate Systems Administrator - 31749 in Fort Meade, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/12/2020

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Job Description

Enlighten IT Consulting, an Alion company is looking for an Associate Systems Administrator to support a multi-petabyte Big Data platform and application environment.  The ideal candidate has a passion for learning, strong problem-solving skills, and a customer-focused attitude.  The candidate will prioritize and respond to service tickets, validate the issue and record any additional pertinent details, leverage existing documentation to attempt to resolve the issue, and escalate to the engineering team as needed. 
Security Clearance:

  • A current TS/SCI with Polygraph level security clearance is required and therefore must be a U.S. Citizen.

Required Skills:

  • B.S. in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.  Note that years of experience can be substituted for degree
  • 2-4 years of experience in Systems Administration
  • Must have experience with Linux and be comfortable working on the Linux command line
  • Self-motivated; Ability to multitask and prioritize open issues/ tickets accordingly
  • Problem solving skills and ability to review information and compile data appropriately as needed
  • Strong customer service communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Bash/Python scripting to automate and simplify complex system operations
  • Familiarity with source control systems like Git or SVN
  • Familiarity with issue tracking / service desk systems like Jira, Zendesk, etc. 
  • Knowledge of an object-oriented language and design patterns (e.g. Java, Scala, etc.)


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Polygraph

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