Systems Administrator- Cyber Mission

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Support Peraton as a Systems Administrator supporting Cyber Mission  in Annapolis Junction, MD. Manage the Information Technology (IT) infrastructure within an organization, including the physical network (e.g., LANs/WANs, servers, terminals) as well as server applications and software (e.g., PeopleSoft, Oracle). Configure, install, maintain and upgrade server applications and hardware. Evaluate, test, recommend, coordinate, monitor and maintain information systems (IS) and cyber security policies, procedures and systems, including access management for hardware, firmware and software. Ensure that IS and cyber security plans, controls, processes, standards, policies and procedures are aligned with IS standards and overall IS and cyber security. Identify security risks and exposures, determines the causes of security violations and suggests procedures to halt future incidents and improve security. Develop techniques and procedures for conducting IS and cyber security risk assessments and compliance audits, the evaluation and testing of hardware, firmware and software for possible impact on system security, and the investigation and resolution of security incidents such as intrusion, frauds, attacks or leaks. Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring, and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices. 


BS 8-10, MS 6-8, PhD 3-5


Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience providing Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems
  • Experience providing support for the escalation and communication of status to management and internal customers
  • Experience optimizing system operations/resource utilization and performing system capacity analysis/planning
  • Experience in Windows environment is required
  • Active TS/SCI w/polygraph clearance is required
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required (Five (5) years of SA experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree)
  • Seven (7) years’ experience as a SA in programs of similar scope, type and complexity is required
  • DoD 8570 compliance with IAT Level 2 is required


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge or experience with network devices (i.e. Bricata)

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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