WIN Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon | US-MD-Riverdale | US-DC-Washington
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Join Peraton as a WIN Systems Administrator and play a pivotal role in supporting an Intelligence Community customer in the vibrant Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area. We're looking for a tech-savvy individual who thrives on ensuring systems operate flawlessly, solving complex issues with lightning speed, and providing exceptional customer service.


Why You'll Love this Opportunity:

  • Impactful Work: As a WIN Systems Administrator, you will be at the forefront of maintaining high availability systems critical to national security.

  • Collaborative Environment: You'll collaborate closely with government customers, contractor Project Leads, Information Systems Security Officers (ISSOs), Application Vendors, and Application End Users, fostering a dynamic and diverse working environment.

  • Professional Growth: The opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology, engage with a knowledgeable team, and tackle challenging projects will allow you to continuously grow and develop your skill set.

  • Work-Life Balance: While the role may require occasional off-hours support, we value work-life balance and offer flexibility to accommodate your needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactive System Management: Monitor systems daily and ensure timely monthly patching to keep our systems in top-notch condition.

  • Solve Complex Challenges: Troubleshoot network and application performance issues, recommending effective solutions.

  • Exceptional Support: Rapidly address and resolve system issues through a ticketing tracking system, with the flexibility to report to customer locations during off-hours when necessary.

  • Security Focus: Contribute to system hardening and security by implementing Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and patching.

  • Database Expertise: Leverage your familiarity with SQL Server database environments on Windows servers.

  • Clear Communication: Create and revise documentation, simplifying complex system configurations in daily standard operating procedures (SOPs), Security Test Procedures (STPs), System Install Procedures (SIPs), System Administration Guides (SAGs), System User Manuals (SUMs), and Interface Control Documents (ICDs).

If you are a proactive problem solver, have a passion for technology, and are ready to make a meaningful impact, apply now to join our team. Your expertise will help shape the future of our nation's intelligence capabilities, and Peraton is excited to have you on board.


Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a team that's driving innovation and delivering exceptional results. Apply today through our careers page and embark on a rewarding journey with Peraton.


Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD


Required Qualifications: 

  • TS/SCI clearance adjudication or ability to obtain SCI and pass a poly
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field of study and 8 or more years of relevant experience. Additional 4 years experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • A minimum 8 years of experience with systems administration
  • Active Security+ (DoD 8570 Baseline certification for IAT Lvl 2)
  • Experience with WINS 2012 or higher
  • Experience with implementation of Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) and
  • Experience with performing routine patching
  • Experience installing and configuring software applications
  • Experience with performance tuning/troubleshooting, identifying/resolving contention in CPU, memory, networking, disk I/O, etc.
  • Experience maintaining system documentation including reading and creating network architecture diagrams


Desired Qualifications: 

  • Familiar with Amazon Web Services (AWS) / Cloud environment
  • Familiar with writing/Editing PowerShell Scripts
  • Familiar with maintaining applications built on a SQL Server database in a Windows environment.
  • Familiar with writing scripts to monitor system services, resources, data mine logs, etc.
  • Familiar withTomcat 8.5 or higher
  • Familiar with Microsoft SQL Server 2016 or higher


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 eligible 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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