Senior Cybersecurity Administrator

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


  • Establish server baseline, Develop clear and concise server build report (procedure), Submit build report for all deliveries
  • Coordinate server installation; create and/or update asset management record
  • Configure, build, monitor, update/upgrade, transition and maintain/administer servers (Linux, Windows, VM Ware, AWS, and Azure, including security appliance infrastructure)
  • Provide technical configuration, setup, installation services, hardware and coordination for application projects
  • Install security updates and patches, perform operating system software updates/upgrade
  • Assess server loads and develop tuning recommendations
  • Communicate outage/degradation of server to appropriate oversight
  • Create request for service support from internal/external service providers
  • Respond to, troubleshoot, analyze, isolate and resolve issues identified by a change request or trouble ticket in a timely manner
  • Maintain server rooms
  • Maintain/ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls, monitor/support backup process, and restore file and data information, as requested
  • Perform technical evaluations, analysis, and troubleshoot all supported servers in response to service tickets—which includes, but is not limited to, the following activities: server failures, full system outage
  • Provide operational pager/cell phone duty support


  • Active TS/SCI with Poly level clearance is required.
  • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD; additional experience can be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Thorough understanding of the Risk Management Framework, and how its controls, processes, and policies are applied.
  • Experience with vulnerability scanners.
  • Knowledge of vulnerabilities, cyber threats, and information security tools.



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 eligibility to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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