SITEC- Systems Administrator- Draper, Utah

Job Locations US-UT-Sandy
Requisition ID
Position Category
Other / Technical
Top Secret
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton requires Systems Administrators to support the Special Operation Command Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) – 3.  Positions are located at the SOCOM Headquarters at MacDill, AFB FL, and at the TSOC and Component locations in the United States and abroad. 


The purpose of the Special Operations Forces Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) 3 Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) Task Order (TO) is to provide USSOCOM, its Component Commands, its Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs), and its deployed forces with Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services to maintain Network Operations (NetOps); maintain systems and network infrastructure; provide end user and common device support; provide configuration, change, license, and asset management; conduct training, and perform Install, Move, Add, Change (IMACs) services. The responsibilities and tasks associated with each requirement play a pivotal role to USSOCOM, the CIO/J6 organization, and ultimately the end-user who operate around the globe 24x7x365.


Systems Administrators perform tier one and two network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Position requirements may vary depending on location, system complexity, the types of operation and additional network systems, and the size of the supported organization. Experience with specific types of hardware and software systems used by the Government is required.


Systems Administrators monitor and control one or more mid-range application servers. This position studies program operating instructions to ensure proper configuration and effective operations. Systems Administrators continuously observe the operation of assigned applications and storage devices to prevent hardware or software failure. This position manipulates systems in accordance with standard procedures to ensure operations when individual parts of a system malfunction.


Systems Administrators confer with senior administrators, systems and applications engineers, and storage personnel to correct errors requiring a change of instructions or sequences of operations. Systems Administrators maintains operating records such as machine performance and production.


Systems Administrators provide various project management, technical, and administrative support for assets employed at approved global locations and support the development of policies and procedures. They must possess strong problem-solving, analytical and communication skills, in addition to in-depth technical knowledge of the Government’s systems’ hardware and software.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Installing operating system software, patches, and upgrades
  • Analyzing, troubleshooting, and resolving system hardware, software, and networking
  • issues
  • Configuring, optimizing, fine-tuning, and monitoring operating system software and hardware
  • Performing system backups and recovery
  • Developing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures for conducting server host and virtual machine builds on prem and cloud environments.
  • Completing troubleshooting issues related to Horizon VDI components.
  • Developing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures for VDI Environment
  • Providing Systems Administrator support to systems hosting complex operational databases, software configuration control, and system interfaces for computer systems
  • Maintaining file servers, network access
  • Troubleshooting and documenting systems anomalies to ensure optimum equipment performance.
  • Some positions may require shift work and/or an ability to work a non-standard work schedule to support the USSOCOM mission.


Required qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD or High School Diploma and 12 years of experience
  • DoD TS or higher clearance is required.
  • A minimum of 4 years of related experience as a Systems Administrator or 8 years supporting complex end user desktop and mobile device support
  • DoDD 8570.01-M IAT II AND MCSA relevant to the candidate's work area examples are: CompTIA Server+ certification, CompTIA Security+ certification, Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification, VMware Certified Associate (VCA); AWS Sys Ops Administrator Associate Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate; Nutanix Certified Professional OR Microsoft Endpoint Manager or previous SCCM certifications.


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

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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