Senior Systems Administrator - 36188 in Warren, MI at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/26/2021

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    Warren, MI
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Job Description

Job Duties:

  • Provide mission-specific server and desktop administration in support of the U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) G6 Chief Information Officer (CIO) STDREN Classified Network.
  • Provide support in all areas of installation, configuration and setup, integration, testing, deployment, RMF tasks, documentation, and management of the Application Architecture's hardware and software, mission applications and / or systems, and other software tools as required.
  • Support installation level, Department of the Army, and Department of Defense standard systems for centralized installation support in accordance with the Computer System Configuration Baseline (CSCB). Install Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) patches on all servers and desktops, and performs test and verification to ensure the systems are not adversely affected by the patch.
  • Perform release management of software, manage licenses, verify Certificates of Networthiness, and document all System Architecture changes. Any manual intervention within the System Architecture will be reported to the GVSC G6 that day.
  • Perform root cause analysis of the reason for the necessity of the manual intervention and recommend corrective actions. Create and update Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Create and update a weekly status report on all work tickets created for the Application Architecture and review it weekly with the GVSC G6.
  • This position has full access rights to the system components being supported and is responsible for maintaining all physical security measures, to include escorting non- Network Operations Center (NOC) personnel into the classified hosting environment when providing direct support to assigned servers / systems on behalf of the assigned tenant organization.
  • Monitor system logs, security logs, and applications logs, and daily reports a summary of findings.


The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a SECRET clearance. Already possessing a Secret / IT clearance is preferable.

Bachelor's degree plus 5 years experience.

The candidate must have CompTIA Security + and Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) Server 2016 certifications. Additional preferred certifications that would make the candidate more desirable are Microsoft Windows 10 MCSA or Microsoft Installing and Configuring Windows 10 certifications, and Red Hat Linux Administration certification.

The ideal candidate has experience following the commercial standards IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v3, associated International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards, and other industry best practices.


Security Clearance: Secret

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