System Administrator/ Audio Visual Technician - 30590 in Suffolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/30/2019

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Position Summary

The Joint Staff J7 (JSJ7)  System Administrator is responsible for implementation, support, tuning, and performance for central server and client architecture components and operating systems  to support production and delivery of enterprise-wide, mission-critical applications and services for the JSJ7.  This position will focus on the adminstration of systems and services supporting video teleconferencing and audio visual systems primarily while also supporting enterprise systems and services.


  • Under limited supervision, the System Administrator is responsible for the continuous operation of servers, networks and related infrastructure supporting information systems in support of Joint training for modeling and simulation systems and supporting infrastructure. 
  • Tests, documents and installs new software releases, patches, updates and manages the overall configuration to ensure it is up to date and secure. 
  • Perform hardware and software troubleshooting on systems, services and audio visual systems including video switching equipment and teleconferencing systems.
  • Troubleshoot networking issues (Linux, Windows Networking, TCP/IP, Virtualization, AV equipment and teleconferencing) 
  • Must be able to install, maintain, and upgrade computer hardware and software including audio and video equipment
  • Install, update, and configure firmware for audio visual and teleconference equipment
  • Provide training and oversight of junior personnel technical work in accordance with direction from superiors.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree Computer Science or related discipline plus 5 to 7 years of directly related experience.    In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 5 years of applicable work experience.  Directly related experience in computer repair and configuration.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience installing and configuring audio visual infrastructure including work in television studios
  • Experience  installing and configuring IT systems and network troubleshooting
  • Experience installing and configuring VMWare vSphere
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds                                                                                                                                                 
  • Good writing, communication and listening skills
  • Good critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Must be diligent, hardworking and a fast learner
  • COMPTIA Security+ mandatory
  • Must be a US Citizen with an active Secret security clearance



Security Clearance



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