Systems Administrator II - 33439 in San Antonio, TX at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/17/2020

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Job Description

With more than 80 years of experience engineering science and technology solutions to support national security, Alion supports clients with big ideas and real solutions.

Position Description

As a Systems Administrator you will perform system administration functions for Linux, Windows, and Mac-based machines and provide system support for a large scale network. Must be a self-starter with a background in Unix/Linux, Windows systems administration and configuration of VMWare.

Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers. Monitors and manages system resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, and response times to maintain operating efficiency. Performs systems security administration functions, including creating user profiles and accounts. Other duties may include setting up administrator accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. May be assigned responsibility for less experienced staff.

  • Required Skills:
    Self-starter with demonstrated experience building, configuring and managing Linux/Unix servers and supporting file system (ext3/4)
    Background in Windows server administration/configuration and file system support
    Demonstrated experience creating and managing virtual environments (VMWare ESX, Workstation)
    Scripting experience (Bash, Shell, Python, Perl)
    Experience configuring and maintaining storage and file systems (NFS, EXT3/4)
    Experience with infrastructure design, including networking protocols and data redundancy
    Customer service experience and orientation, and attention to detail
    Demonstrated experience working with a team to introduce and integrate new technologies into existing production environments
    Positive attitude and team player
  • Desired Skills:
    Experience with cross-domain transfers
    Experience with multi-site repositories
    Experience with MacOS a plus
    Experience configuring and maintaining Cisco ios and devices

  • TS/SCI with CI Poly


Security Clearance: TS/SCI w/Poly

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