2023 System Administrator Intern - Norfolk (IT Intern 4) - 8564 in Norfolk, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/2/2022

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    Norfolk, VA
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    1 to 2 years
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Job Description

Requisition Number: 8564 

Required Travel: 0 - 10% 

Employment Type: Part Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Secret 

Level of Experience: Intern 

Job Description

Are you a mission driven individual who is looking for a meaningful career?  This isn't your average mission.  Join HII – Mission Technologies (HII-MT) and make a difference by helping to create and maintain modeling and simulation training services and applications for our US Navy Fleet!
The System Administrator Internship is a temporary position within Huntington Ingalls Industries - Mission Technologies which prepares a college student for entry into the IT and/or Cybersecurity workforce by providing hands on experience in coordination with a student's educational discipline.  Students will gain valuable experience in Microsoft server and client operating systems, RedHat client operating systems, VMWare hypervisors and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) while supporting the Department of the Navy’s largest Enterprise tactical training network.

What You Will Do

  • Assist the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) System Administrators with basic hardware and software troubleshooting
  • Assist the NCTE System Administrators with basic networking issues (Windows Networking, TCP/IP)
  • Install, Maintain, and Upgrade computer hardware and software
  • Install, configure and update Windows and RedHat Operating Systems as well as commercial and government off the shelf software
  • Monitor use of system resources, hard disk, CPU, and memory

What You Must Have


Must currently be enrolled as a student in an accredited public or private college or university and have more than 60% of required college credits completed. Preference for IT, Cybersecurity, Engineering or another related discipline.


  • Basic knowledge of Windows and/or Linux operating systems.
  • Basic knowledge of IT systems and network troubleshooting       
  • Good writing, communication and listening skills.
  • Good critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Must be diligent, hardworking and a fast learner.
  • Desires to gain professional experience and is eager to learn.


Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Secret clearance.  Current Secret clearance preferred.  (Clearance must be granted to begin employment).

Bonus Points For

  • Prior experience with Linux
  • 1 to 2 years of directly related experience in computer repair and configuration
  • Security+ CE Certification

This opportunity resides with Live, Virtual, Constructive Solutions, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. As a trusted partner to our military customers, we design, develop and operate systems that bring together service members from across the globe to help you train like you fight, because we understand that preparation requires full coordination—not readiness in piece parts.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: hii.com.

HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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