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System Administrator Associate - 27752 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

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Job Description


The Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE)  System Administrator is responsible for administration, maintenance, and tuning of all Navy’s Enterprise Tactical Training Network (NETTN) client/server architecture used to support the development, testing, and delivery of enterprise-wide modeling and simulation applications and services for the NCTE.


Candidate will be part of a team that performs system engineering, system integration, hardware and software support, and technical and administrative support services for systems within the Navy's Enterprise Tactical Training Network (NETTN).  Candidate will provide IT services and support baseline updates, installation services, software support services, and system administration services. Candidate will provide services for any and all phases of system engineering, integration and support to ensure customers meet mission goals and objectives. These efforts include the full range of infrastructure design, implementation and integration, including, but not limited to, concept development, planning, requirements definition and analysis, systems design, integration, testing, implementation, deployment, support and sustainment.

Candidate must be able to support alternate work schedules during events and cybersecurity surge efforts. These schedules may include shift work and weekend work.  Second shift work may also be required.


- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems or related discipline, plus zero to two years of directly related experience or equivalent education and experience. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 4 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

-          Experience with Microsoft Windows 10, Server 2008R2 and 2012, as well as experience working in Virtualized environments (i.e., VMware)

-          Experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux is a plus

-          Basic understanding of Active Directory

-          Experienced with Remedy ticketing system

-          Experienced with help desk troubleshooting protocols

-          Experienced resolving basic technical issues by providing scripted guidance regarding software and hardware problems

-          Experience resolving more complex technical problems through a defined escalation process

-          Experience with upgrades, migrations and integration

-          Strong customer focus, including the ability to manage customer needs and multiple work priorities

-          Experience installing release upgrades

-          Must be able to lift at least 50lbs

-          Must have or be able to obtain Security + and Microsoft or Linux certification

-          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.

-          Ability to read and digest technical information

-          Ability to troubleshoot technical issues within multiple systems

-          Strong attention to detail

-          Strong customer focus, including the ability to manage customer needs and multiple work priorities

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