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Network Systems Manager - 25112 in Fort Lauderdale, FL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/16/2019

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Position Summary

Candidate will be the Business Operations Manager for the Navy’s largest Atlantic acoustic range, and would work with a large team in the Bahamas and other east coast sites in providing the integrated data environment, cybersecurity, and financial support for the range efforts.


  • Plans and leads network or telecommunications administrators, engineers, and analysts in the set up, configuration, and support of highly complex internal and/or external networks.  Manages the development and maintenance of all systems, applications, security, and network configurations. Determines goals and initiatives based on direction of business within the industry.
  • Develops network systems analysis standards and methodology consistent with technical requirements.
  • Manages complex operations that may include network design and development, network operations, network security, network monitoring, and production support activities.
  • Manages a team engaged in the operation and support of network equipment and schedules employees so as to obtain proper response in a timely manner.
  • Researches available technology and cost constraints to develop recommendations for network improvement.
  • Develops project objectives and timelines in consultation with senior management.
  • Forecasts budgets, employment levels, and performance metrics for project(s) and is responsible for completing network projects on time and within budget.
  • Ensures all systems are updated with the latest vendor updates and security patches.
  • Responsible for supporting the design, acquisition, installation and maintenance of LANs, as well as troubleshooting LAN related problems.
  • Responsible for the employment, training, motivation  and discipline of assigned employees.
  • Assists in preparing work breakdown structures for complex ten year contract.
  • Provides cost estimates for additional work required through contract modifications.
  • Implements a document/data management system to manage a large library of technical material and which will prevent duplication of effort based upon affording access to previously-generated material. This includes knowledge management.
  • Ensures the supporting staff exercise proper physical and operational security in accordance with Navy and DOD policy.
  • Ensures communications personnel observe proper COMSEC procedures, including management of cryptographic equipment and materials.
  • Manages  the customer information systems, including migration to NMCI.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field and 5-7 years of relevant experience.  PMP certification is a plus.
  • Will have completed at least a department head assignment aboard a U.S. nuclear submarine. Must have operated on Navy acoustic ranges during naval career. DAWIA test and evaluation certifications are desirable. Experience evaluating tests and/or trials highly desired.
  • Experience administering and managing a large integrated data environment is required.
  • Must have a working knowledge of the risk management framework implementation of NAVSEA and experience in cybersecurity implementation.
  • Will understand the work breakdown structure methodology
  • Must have experience with knowledge management practices.
  • Experience with Navy COMSEC highly desired.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and support.
  • Knowledge of modems, data scopes, patch panels, concentrators, associated terminals, and network management software.
  • Knowledge of desktop operating systems and applications.
  • A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.




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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