Systems Administrator, Assoc - 34622 in Las Vegas, NV at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/23/2020

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    Las Vegas, NV
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Job Description

Alion has an immediate position for a Computer Systems Administrator and Desktop Technician in support of the USAF Weapons School, Nellis AFB, NV.  Candidates must be able to maintain smooth operations of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers. Candidates will perform the role of Information technology equipment custodian to manage accountable IT related assets and maintain equipment inventories in accordance AFMAN 17-1203, Information Technology (IT) Asset Management (ITAM). You will be expected to administer user accounts, file permissions, and print queues, load configure software packages, updates, and patches, perform system backups. 

Provide user access to DISA Defense Enterprise Email (DEE) and enable Entitlement Managers for ACC staff and bases as needed. Oversee and maintain an organized
cybersecurity program that identifies cybersecurity requirements, personnel, processes, and procedures. Enforce all AF cybersecurity policies and procedures. Assist the
cybersecurity office in meeting their duties and responsibilities. Assist and ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, supervisory need-to-know authorizations are aware of their cybersecurity (via cybersecurity training) before being granted access to AF IT according to AFMAN 33-282, chapter 4, AFI 31-501 and AFMAN 33. Ensure IT is acquired, documented, operated, used, maintained, and disposed of properly and in accordance with the IT’s security A&A documentation as prescribed in AFMAN 33-210.

Additionally, Candidates must be able to perform Administrator duties to support, maintain, integrate and perform Cybersecurity Liaison (CL) duties, i.e. build computer work e-mail and file folder permissions, support VPN issues, install new CAC enabled clients on multiple systems and maintain distribution lists as needed, etc.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Support the creation and deletion of user and computer accounts on SIPRNet and NIPRNet.
  • Load software, work printer issues (replace toner, fuser unit’s toner and IP), rebuild machines, unlock accounts, and install PKI software and hardware.
  • Set Org Box permissions, set up new VPN clients as necessary.
  • Enforce compliance on NOTAMs, update IA training, install new CAC certificates/work issues, configure new contractor accounts, and establish security groups on SharePoint
  • Reset SIPRNET passwords, coordinate TACLANE rekeying as required.
  • Coordinate and support EMSEC inspections
  • Submit appropriate documentation for various configuration changes, build computer images, and support CMI issues and resolutions.


  • Two (2) years’ experience implementing Microsoft (MS) Active Directory and MS Exchange within the Air Force Enterprise environment and applying Information Assurance (IA) principles.
  • Two (2) years’ experience with DISA Defense Enterprise Email, managing managers as well as enabling users.
  • Two (2) years’ experience with Squadron/Unit, Operations Group or higher staff organizations.

Security Clearance: None

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