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System Administrator Sr - 27390 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Description


Are you a mission driven individual who is looking for a meaningful career?  This isn't your average mission.  Join Alion and make a difference by helping to create and maintain modeling and simulation training services and applications for our US Navy Fleet!


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

The System Administrator will work in cooperation with the Enterprise Engineering division to update, monitor and maintain virtualization infrastructure used throughout the enterprise.  Additional duties include performing Microsoft Windows server administration, manage GPOs, create/modify DHCP reservations, patching and STIG’ing, as well as, authoring standard operating procedures, training junior personnel and performing Tier 2 technical support.  Individual must be able to work independently as work within a team.


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

•         5 + years of experience in systems administration with 3 years of experience working with virtualization technologies

•         Experience with VMware ESXi server 5.x/6.x

•         Experience with Windows Servers 2008R2/2012/2016, Windows desktop operating systems (WIN7 & WIN10 SHB)

•         Experience with Redhat Enterprise Linux 6/7 a plus

•         Experience with Department of Defense Security Technical Implementation Guidelines

•         Experience with VMware vCenter Server

•         Experience with VMware View

•         Familiarity with VDI technologies and protocols

•         Strong technical troubleshooting skills

•         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 possess excellent oral and written communication skills

•         Experience with iSCSI a plus

•         Experience with Dell Equallogic Storage devices a plus

•         Experience installing release upgrades

•         Security + and Linux+, Microsoft, VMware or other operating systems certification highly preferred. 

Must be a US citizen, currently hold and 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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