Windows Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cloud and Infrastructure Services
Top Secret
Cyber Mission


Location:  Onsite in Kansas City, Missouri  

                 Senior Windows System Engineer



We are seeking a Windows System Administrator to engineer and operate Windows Infrastructure and Platform as a Service offerings

  • Support US Marine Corps (USMC) enterprise-level hybrid cloud data center and Enterprise Information Services SharePoint operations
  • Enable USMC world-wide customers to execute critical missions via collaboration


What you will do:

As a Windows Systems Engineer as part of a Platform Admin team you will be responsible for planning, engineering, operating, and maintaining the Windows Platform as a Service capabilities as well as associated hybrid cloud datacenter infrastructure such as Active Directory Domains ; DNS; Secure FTP services; InfoBlox; and various management, monitoring and automation tools. You will support system operations, hardening, migration capabilities, customer interaction and support, patching, and gov-cloud migration and operations.


  • Responsible for physical and virtual MS Windows Servers (clustered and standalone) administration, operational support and problem resolution;
  • Administers Domains supporting hybrid-cloud datacenter in support of enterprise-wide operations; develops management and monitoring tools and protocols to manage domains
  • Plans, engineers, and deploys windows systems in Azure, AWS and other cloud environments
  • Works with various vendors to install, upgrade, configure and administer software/features/options;
  • Performs software and firmware installation and upgrades;   Responsible for developing and maintaining scripts for patching and upgrades
  • Monitors system performance and capacity;
  • Coordinates troubleshooting with other infrastructure teams, customers and if needed software/hardware vendors to resolve outages and issues
  • Serves as Tier 3 support for Windows systems operations; Troubleshoots problems, takes appropriate corrective action and/or interacts with IT staff or vendors in performing complex testing, support and troubleshooting functions.
  • Participates in Agile project planning, sprints and scrums to plan and prioritize Windows platform work
  • Participates in ITSM/ITIL process flows for planning and authorizing work
  • Requires On-Call support in rotation with other team members


  • HS 12-14, BS 8-10, MS 6-8, PhD 3-5
  • US Citizenship required
  • Top Secret Clearance (Tier 5 (SSBI) investigation)
  • IAT III Certification
  • Candidate must be of a senior level and have experience in MS Windows Server 2016/2019, Active Directory Domain Management and Access Management, Active Directory, Directory Services, PowerShell, SCCM, RDS, GPO, DNS, Cluster Services.   
  • Requires Azure or AWS experience
  • Requires significant experience scripting with PowerShell
  • Must have experience operating in a virtualized environment with VMWare experience desired including VMWare vRealize Operations Suite (VSphere, vCM, Automation, Operations Manager), Dell Blade System (or similar hardware platform), and log analysis tools.  NSX-T experience desired.
  • Must have experience with backup architecture such as NetBackup or Cohesity,
  • Requires Azure or AWS fundamentals certification



  • Microsoft Server certification desired
  • Experience administering SQL databases desired
  • Experience with Linux and Oracle platform operations desired
  • Experience in providing Platform as a Service Windows Server capabilities in a datacenter/cloud-hosted environment desired.
  • AWS or Azure Cloud Practitioner, Administrator, Architect certification

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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