Cyber Systems Administrator Technical Specialist

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


• Configure and manage Linux and Windows operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoot, maintains integrity and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.
• Manage IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems.
• Support the development team in streamlining infrastructure and networking tasks.
• Make and implement suggestions to help the dev and operations team solve problems.
• Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, vulnerability patching, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices.
• Provide detailed analysis and feedback to Contractor PM, product team and customers as needed.


Skills Required:
• Strong Linux administration skills with daily tasks to include managing multiple custom PXE images, DHCP, rsyslog, Apache and Nginx web servers, YUM , user management, TLS/SSL and PKI authentication, NFS, iSCSI, KVM Virtualization
• Experience managing servers with Ansible, writing BASH, shell or python scripts
• Maintaining VMware virtual environment, administering SAN storage and deploying/maintaining virtual machines in the environment
• Experience deploying and maintaining STE/STN requirement
• Experience configuring and maintaining firewalls with iptables or firewalld
• Ten (10) years of experience as a SA in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
• Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional SA experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Preferred, but not required:
• Experience with containerized applications, specifically using Docker/Kubernetes
• Experience with DevOps tools (Jira, Confluence, GitLab, Mattermost or similar tools)


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

$86,000 - $138,000. 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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