San Antonio, Texas

Job Description

At Alion, we are techie and proud, so you might not see us in a shiny suit or wearing the latest shoes. More often, we’re behind the scenes putting our fingerprints all over market innovations. We get excited about the problem as much as the solution, because the more we understand it, the better able we are to fix it. We are deeply analytical experts who tell the truth and never stop looking for a way to make our solutions better.

Responsibilities (includes, but not limited to):

  • Full life cycle system/software engineering to include requirements derivation, requirements analysis, hardware knowledge, metrics creation and analysis, systems architecture, and experience with integration and test.
  • Responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and operation of computer systems and servers. Ensure that uptime, performance, resources, and security of the computers/servers/systems meet user requirements
  • Be able to acquire, install, and/or upgrade computer components and software; provide routine automation; maintain security policies; troubleshoot; train or supervise staff; or offer technical support for projects
  • Responsible for automating system or application configuration with various configuration management tools

Basic Qualifications:

  • Shall have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in software engineering/development and/or systems engineering/analysis
  • Must possess experience in all phases of software engineering to include requirements analysis, development, testing and integration, maintenance and problem diagnosis/resolution and/or experience in phases of applications systems analysis to include evaluation and design, integration and optimization of complex systems
  • Must have experience with communication applications, database management, use of programming languages and knowledge of storage and retrieval methods
  • Network engineering experience and a firm understanding of information assurance and security
  • Must have strong communication skills, briefing experience, familiarity with dynamic resource allocation
  • Knowledge of operating systems and applications, as well as hardware and software troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of the purposes for which people in the organization use computers
  • Be on call when a system goes down or malfunctions and be able to quickly and correctly diagnose the issue and how best to fix it
  • Must have teamwork and communication skills, as well as being able to install and configure hardware and software
  • Must understand the behavior of software in order to deploy it and to troubleshoot problems, and generally know several programming languages used for scripting or automation of routine tasks
  • Must have a strong grasp of computer security. This includes not only deploying software patches, but also preventing break-ins and other security problems with preventive measures

Experience with:

  • COTS/GOTS
  • Big storage – GPFS, Lustre
  • Perl/Python/Shel scripting
  • Networking – subnetting, routing
  • Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes
  • Configuring, adding, and deleting file systems
  • Planning and managing the data center environment
  • Ensuring uniformity between development, test and production environments
  • Troubleshooting any reported problems
  • System performance tuning
  • Installing and configuring new hardware and software
  • Ensuring that the network infrastructure is up and running
  • Analyzing system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems
  • Adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords
  • Answering technical queries and assisting users
  • Documenting the configuration of the system

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with VMWare
  • Experience with Linux/Windows
  • Experience with Scripting

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 14 years of experience or 18 years of total experience without a degree

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • TS/SCI with polygraph

Telework:

  • Not eligible

Security Clearance: TS/SCI w/Poly
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

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 for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

San Antonio, Texas

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides mission-critical national security solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs about 44,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

  • Builder of the most complex ships in the world for 135 years at Newport News, and 82 years at Ingalls.
  • Sole builder of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, the world’s largest warships, and one of two builders constructing nuclear-powered submarines.
  • Exclusive provider of refueling services for nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, at the forefront of new ship technologies, specialized manufacturing capabilities and nuclear facility management.
  • Largest industrial employer in Virginia and Mississippi, and an employer in Louisiana and Alabama.
  • Largest supplier of U.S. Navy surface combatants—has built more than 70 percent of Navy fleet of warships.
  • Builder-of-record for Aegis DDG 51 class of guided missile destroyers.
  • Builder of record for the LHA 6 class large-deck amphibious ships and the sole builder of the Navy’s newest fleet of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class amphibious assault ships.
  • Builder-of-record for the flagship of the U.S. Coast Guard – the National Security Cutter.
  • Provider of mission critical and practical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide through Technical Solutions.
  • Provider of advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications
  • Next-generation enterprise IT and C51SR
  • Management and operations of Department of Energy nuclear sites
  • Fleet sustainment
  • Employs more than 6,800 engineers and designers.

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