System Administrator

Date: 19-Apr-2019

Location: Melbourne, FL, United States

Company: Alstom

Alstom’s approach can be summarized in one word – “fluidity”.  Alstom is a global leader in passenger, freight and mining rail transportation, signalling, and infrastructure, and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies.  Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides a wide variety of associated maintenance, modernization, overall and refurbishment services and turnkey transportation solutions.  Our 32,000 employees worldwide rigorously apply the Alstom Code of Ethics and work closely with our community of stakeholders to deliver solutions and services that bear the brand of Alstom.  Alstom businesses had sales of 6 billion for the 2014/2015 fiscal year.  Visit to learn more about our business.  



Role Summary / Purpose

Alstom has an opening for a System Administrator in its Melbourne, FL location.


This position is for a highly motivated, capable, and energetic System Administrator with demonstrated capabilities setting up client/server systems, cloud based tools, configuring, installing and maintaining Linux and Windows systems and accounts on physical and virtual machines.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing full IT Support to the product development team.
  • Managing network security.
  • Coordinating activities with enterprise IT managers.
  • Setting up, administering, and maintaining user accounts, software lifecycle tools (git, JIRA, Confluence, RTC).
  • Setting up and administering build environments (e.g. Jenkins servers and clients) and migrating from one build environment to another (i.e. migration from Hudson to Jenkins).
  • Developing scripts and automation tools to deploy software.
  • Setting up, deploying, administering Windows and Linux based physical and virtual machines, and user accounts.
  • Trouble shooting and solving network connectivity issues.
  • Managing network port and flows with closed and external networks.
  • Planning and evolving computing resource and network needs.



  • Experience installing, configuring, deploying, and administering physical and virtual machines, server, and client systems.
  • Experience in IT operations and/or systems integration
  • Extensive systems administration experience with Linux, Windows Server, and .NET
  • Experience implementing shell, scripting, and batch file languages
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement network topology.
  • Experience managing relationships between different teams
  • Familiarity with cyber security concepts and processes for build systems


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience installing and maintaining data science tools (Hadoop, Influx, etc.)
  • Experience with IBM RTC highly desirable.
  • Rail domain product development experience (Wayside, Carborne, Office Systems)
  • CMMI knowledge and audit participation


Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).  

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