Senior Systems Administrator - 36448 in Hanover, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/20/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Hanover, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/20/2021
  • Job ID:
    36448
  • Telework
    Telework - Not Eligible

Job Description

Alion is currently seeking a Senior Systems Administrator. The ideal candidate works well in an agile, fast moving culture and has a fundamental passion and curiosity to learn. 

In this position, you will:

  • Provide system maintenance support for a software development team comprised of both on premise and cloud resources.
  • Maintain development systems (i.e. GPU driver maintenance, Docker updates, security patches, kernel updates, OS updates).
  • Provide cloud based (AWS) administrator support (User creation/deletion, security group management, storage media permissions, shared resources configuration).
  • Maintain back-ups of servers.
  • Research, purchase, and maintain new system hardware.
  • Manage storage drives and NAS systems.
  • Assist with DFARS and CMMC compliance.
  • Purchase and configure PCs for new personnel.
  • Maintain system documentation.
  • Perform other infrastructure maintenance tasks as required.

Required Skills:

  • BA/BS Degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or similar. 
  • At least 5-7 years of relevant experience.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • Experience with managing GPU resources.
  • Experience with AWS infrastructure.
  • Have a solid understanding of Linux systems, hosts, networks, security, and applications.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with hybrid (on-premise and cloud) compute infrastructure.
  • AWS systems administrator certification.
  • Understanding of AGILE software development methodologies and use of standard software development tool suites. (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, Github Enterprise, etc.).


Security Clearance: None
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

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 for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

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