Cloud Systems Administrator 2

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


This opening is for a recently awarded program that delivers a wide set of capabilities across the enterprise to include data management, data delivery, high ingest rate cloud architectures, and analytic platforms. 


The Cloud Systems Administrator II will be responsible for the following:

  • Network troubleshooting experience including but not limited to use of ping, traceroute, tcpdump
  • Hardware troubleshooting skills including recovery from hardware failure
  • Understanding of the DHCP handshake process and pxe boot process
  • Understanding of managing a distributed environment including familiarity pdsh
  • Working knowledge of network backup solutions
  • Configuration and management of syslog
  • Basic Unix experience with account creation, pki, data storage and management
  • Virtual host creation, management experience
  • Shell scripting experience preferred languages are python, perl, bash
  • NDS and F5 BigIP DNS management experience


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience RedHat/CentOS command line experience
  • 5+ years of experience Linux/Unix networking experience (nmap, tcpdump, firewalls)
  • 5+ years of experience RedHat/CentOS kickstart/provisioning experience (Setting it up)
  • 2+ years of experience RedHat DNS Administration (DNS, hosts files, DHCP)
  • Cloudera Admin Certification or equivalent  
  • Bachelors Degree in Technical Field 



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced networking experience with routing protocols, network diagnostics, and troubleshooting
  • HDFS experience
  • F5 experience/certification
  • Virtualization experience



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 offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and participation in an attractive bonus plan.


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

$146,000 - $234,000. 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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