Linux Associate Systems Administrator - 33228 in Suffolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/18/2020

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Job Description

Are you a motivated self-starter who loves information technology or would like to expand your entry level skills in this area?  Alion supports military training through modeling and simulation technologies using current and cutting edge approaches.  The Joint Staff J7 (JSJ7) System Administration Asc is responsible for implementation, support, tuning, and performance for central server and client architecture components and operating systems to support the development, testing, and production delivery of enterprise-wide, mission-critical applications and services for the JSJ7 Environmental Architecture Division (EAD).


Under direct supervision, this candidate is responsible for the continuous operation of lab systems, 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 integrated with other training tools, up to date and secure. Perform hardware and software troubleshooting. Troubleshoot networking issues (Linux, Windows Networking, TCP/IP). Must have a strong passion for, and be able to install, maintain, and upgrade computer hardware and software. Install, configure and update Operating Systems and Application Software. Monitor the use of system resources, hard disk, cpu, and memory and perform predictive analyses. Identify and build automation solutions to provide systematic management of information technology solutions. Provide training and oversight of juniorpersonnel technical work in accordance with direction from superiors.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree Computer Science or related discipline plus 0 to 2 years of directly related experience. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 6 years of applicable work experience or specialized skill.

Directly related experience in computer repair and configuration.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Entry level knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems requirements and configuration. Entry level knowledge of Enterprise IT systems and network troubleshooting. Experience with cybersecurity policy and system hardening per DoD policy strongly desired.

Linux Experience is strongly desired

General scripting knowledge including ansible, bash, cshell, ksh, perl desireable

Ability to lift at least 25 pounds

COMPTIA Security+ mandatory


Must be a US Citizen with a Secret clearance or the the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance.


Security Clearance: Secret

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