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HBSS System Administrator Sr - 27764 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

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Job Description


An HBSS Sr Sysadmin is required to support the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE).  The candidate selected must have excellent knowledge in general systems administration and network architectures as well as experience supporting and maintaining medium to large scale HBSS implementations.  The HBSS Sr Sysadmin will work for the System Support division lead and will work in conjunction with the HBSS Engineer for all technical changes, upgrades or modifications.  The HBSS architecture for each network will be meticulously diagrammed and documented for configuration management purposes. 


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems or related discipline, plus 5 years of experience, or equivalent exchange of experience, education and training.  In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for applicable work experience. 

  • 5 + years of experience in systems administration in either a Microsoft Windows or RedHat Enterprise Linux environment with 2 years of experience operating HBSS
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of HBSS operations and technologies.
  • Must be able to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Must stay abreast of industry developments and applicable Government regulations.
  • Must be able to perform audits, operational analysis and risk assessments.
  • Must be capable of researching and developing proposals for recommended service enhancements.
  • Researches operational issues and providing mitigation recommendations
  • Be able to develop local policies and procedures that align with DoD and DoN policies and industry best practices
  • Must be able to develop standard operating procedures and architecture diagrams.
  • Needs strong oral and written communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent judgment and self-motivation.
  • Works independently with little to no supervision researching new technologies or comparing technologies to meet the customers need while providing an unbiased opinion.
  • Highly prefer advanced certifications in Linux (e.g. LPIC or SUSE), and DSA ACAS or HBSS


  • Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II
  • Operating System certification (RedHat or Windows)


Must be a US citizen, currently hold and be able to maintain 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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