Linux Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Requisition ID
Position Category
Technical Support / Help Desk
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Peraton is seeking a Cyber Systems Administrator to support Cyber Mission in Annapolis Junction, MD.

  • The candidate will manage the Information Technology (IT) infrastructure within an organization, including the physical network, LANs, WANs, servers, terminals, as well as server applications and software in PeopleSoft or 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. E
  • nsure 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, determine the causes of security violations and suggest 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. 
  • Configure and manage operating systems and install and load operating system software, troubleshoot, and configure network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.
  • Provide day to day operational support to client/server/storage/network devices.
  • Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers.
  • Optimize system operations and resource utilization and perform system capacity analysis and planning


Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree with 5-7 years of experience. An additional 5 years of SA experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Requires active IAT Level II certification (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND and/or SSCP)
  • 5+ yrs experience as an Systems Adminstrator (Tier 2 and Tier 3 support)
  • Linux system administration experience
  • Experience using Puppet software configuration management and deployment tool on Linux servers.
  • Apache Niagara Files Basics to include ability to navigate, configure dataflows, and use dataflow information with the NiFi User Interface.
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required

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





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.

EEO Tagline (Text Only)

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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