Systems Engineer Sr - 26693 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/16/2018

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Job Description


Position Summary: System Engineer Sr

This Sr. Systems Engineer will support, secure, and update current enterprise technologies for use in the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) and the Navy Center for Advanced Modeling and Simulation (NCAMS), including systems and applications that operate within NCTE's advanced simulation and enterprise information technology networks.

In this position, you will work in cooperation with Engineering and Operations divisions to assess the current architecture of those systems and evolve future computing requirements pertaining to those systems.  While keeping abreast of current technologies, this position will work with technology solutions providers, evaluate effective solutions and make operational recommendations to NCTE management.

Additional duties include authoring standard operating procedures, training of operations personnel and tier 2 technical support.  System Administration, Software Application Installation & troubleshooting, Windows Server 2008/2012, UNIX/Linux,  Backup/Restore, Patches, Migration, Production Databases, Business Continuity, and Project Management. 

Individual must work well independently as well as have strong team oriented skills.  This position will report directly to the Enterprise Engineering Division Lead.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems or related discipline, plus 5-7 years related work experience.
In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years of applicable work experience.  Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Security+ certification and operating systems certifications for VMware, Windows, Linux, etc., highly desired.  Preference given to candidates with current certifications, meeting DoD 8570 Compliance.  If hired, certifications to meet DoD 8570 Compliance relative to this position must be obtained within 90 days of employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Motivated self-starter
* Advanced Technical Certifications including knowledge of virtualization, networking, storage and computer server platforms
* Experience with Redhat Enterprise Linux 5/6/7 a plus
* Extensive experience with Windows Servers 2008/2012, Windows desktop operating systems Windows 7/8/10
* Experience with VMware virtualization platform a plus
* Experience with Department of Defense Security Technical Implementation Guidelines
* Strong technical troubleshooting skills
* Ability to read and digest technical information
* Ability to troubleshoot technical issues within multiple systems
* Ability to visualize overall view of systems and conceptualize and document creative solutions
* 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

Must currently hold and be able to maintain a US Secret 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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