Systems Operations Technician

Job Locations US-VA-Fort Belvoir
Requisition ID
Position Category
Technical Support / Help Desk
Top Secret/SCI
Space & Intelligence


Peraton is seeking a Systems Operations Technician to provide on-site support in a government facility. This is a hands-on position which requires constant monitoring of system status. 


What you'll do:

  • The candidate will be required to provide after-hours help desk support to end users, as well as first-level software & network support, problem identification, system performance analysis and reporting. This job will include shift work to allow for complete 8x7 monitoring of multiple system components with applications running on both Windows and Linux-based Operating Systems.
  • Additionally, the candidate will assist with Systems Administration responsibilities from account management to troubleshooting Windows and/or Linux systems, and high performance storage systems.


Required Qualifications

  • An active TS/SCI with the ability to obtain and/or maintain a polygraph, if required.
  • A Bachelors degree in Engineering Technology or Computer Technology with 2+ years of experience. However, equivalent experience or equivalent Military Training/Experience performing Tier 1 Helpdesk Support or System Administration in lieu of a degree will be considered.
  • Help Desk/System Administration or other similar Information Technology background in support of software and/or network operations.  Must be able to effectively communicate with customers and technical staff.
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification or similar IAT Level two certification (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP)

Desired Qualifications 

  • Prior experience with Intelligence or DoD programs, either within the military or as a civilian contractor.
  • Experience with Linux/Unix Operating Systems
  • IAT-III Certification (CASP +CE, CCNP Security, CISA, GCED)


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 

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.

Salary Range

Salary Minimum: $57,500
Salary Mid: $115,000
Salary Maximum: $143,800

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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