Cloud Systems Administrator II

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


Peraton is seeking a Cloud Systems Adminstrator II to perform systems administration functions in a dynamic and operational environment supporting PWV cloud-based repositories. A successful candidate for this position has experience working with large Hadoop and Accumulo based clusters and interfacing with hardware, software, security, and network teams. Experience with the following would aslo be beneficial to the candiddate: Bash, Python, and configuration management tools such as Puppet. The ideal candidate will monitor systems and resolve or escalate network and data flow alerts for cloud systems hardware, software or network problems. The candidate will be a knowledgable Linux System Administrator for large Hadoop and Accumulo based clusters sustaining a strong background in troubleshooting operational system issues as they arise. The Cloud Systems Administratr II will be able to perform in a fast-paced mission environment where requirements change on a daily basis due to operational and world events.



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

  • Monitor system health,

  • Troubleshoot system problems,

  • Maintain storage systems,

  • Interface with external teams for hardware, network, and infrastructure support,

  • Provide after-hours on-call/call-in support,

  • Ensure system security requirements are satisfied,

  • Participate in engineering discussions,

  • Create/maintain system scripts,

  • Patch/upgrade system,

  • Administer user accounts, and

  • Maintain hardware inventory



Basic Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with Poly
  • 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  




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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