Linux System Administrator Associate - 28320 in Suffolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description




The Joint Staff J7 (JSJ7) System Administration Associate is responsible to the System Administration Lead for implementation, support, tuning, and performance for Information Technology client and server architecture components and operating systems (web servers, application servers, database servers, update servers, etc.) to support the development, testing, and production delivery of enterprise-wide, mission-critical applications.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under immediate supervision, responsible for the continuous operation of servers, networks and related infrastructure supporting information systems.
  • Installs new software releases, patches, updates and managers the overall configuration to ensure it is up to date and secure
  • Perform basic hardware and software troubleshooting -Troubleshoot basic networking issues (Linux, Windows Networking, TCP/IP
  • Must be able to Install, Maintain, and Upgrade computer hardware and software
  • Install, configure and update Operating Systems and Application Software
  • Monitor use of system resources, hard disk, cpu, and memory
  • Linux Experience is a plus

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree Computer Science or related discipline plus 0 to 2 years of directly related experience. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 4 years of applicable work experience.  Directly related experience in computer repair and configuration. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for equivalent combination of both.

  • Security + Certification Required
  • Basic knowledge of Linux and/or Windows operating systems requirements and configuration
  • Basic knowledge of IT systems and network troubleshooting
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
  • Good writing, communication and listening skills. Good critical thinking and problem solving skills

Desired Skills

  • Motivated self-starter
  • Desires to gain professional experience and is eager to learn.
  • Must be diligent, hardworking and a fast learner.

Must be a US Citizen able to obtain a Secret security clearance


Diversity Statement


Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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