Windows System Engineer

Job Locations US-NE-Offutt AFB
Requisition ID
Position Category
Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
Top Secret/SCI
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton is seeking a Windows Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified and diverse professionals at USSTRATCOM - Offutt AFB.


What you will do:

  • Responsible for all technical phases of projects in a diverse technological environment.
  • This responsibility includes the development of project requirements, technical solution, design documentation, security accreditation and implementation plans.
  • Leads a team of qualified technical experts across diverse service areas for the successful implementation of the solution, testing, and overall project verification.
  • Perform requirements analysis, functional analysis, systems design, and implementation of USSTRATCOM’s Windows Server and Virtualization requirements.
  • Builds hardware and software technical solutions based on submitted requirements documents and customer interviews.
  • Develops project definitions and engineering estimates to include cost estimates and cost benefit analyses.
  • Manages/performs implementation for technical solutions built.
  • Owns the systems they implement and provides response to Gov’t questions/concerns with regard to these systems.
  • Provide inputs on technical refresh and life cycle planning for assigned systems.
  • Participate in all phases of the development life cycle with emphasis on the planning, analysis, testing and acceptance phases.
  • Designs and prepares technical reports and related documentation, and makes charts and graphs to record results.
  • Prepares briefings and updates on project/task status.
  • Prepares purchase requests and configuration management documentation.
  • Build Windows servers: ensure security requirements are met, test servers/systems/software/hardware, and integrate/install them into the production environment.
  • Build Virtualized Environments: ensure security requirements are met, test servers/systems/software/hardware, and integrate/install virtualized servers and clients into the production environment.
  • Ensures all necessary documentation to operate and maintain the equipment and/or software is provided to the Service Delivery team.
  • Performs performance monitoring and provides documentation of issues and recommendations to Service Delivery team.
  • Attend meetings with the Government and ITCC II.
  • Implementation and Integration of designed solution
  • Weekly Status updates for key stakeholders of the requirement


What you will need: 

  • 2 years with BS/BA, 0 years with MS/MA, or 6 years experience in a DoD environment in lieu of a degree
  • Experience as a Windows Systems Administrator
  • Operational experience with Microsoft Windows server 2012/2016/2019, that include all windows roles (ex. Web servers, SQL servers, Exchange, etc). 
  • Experience or a working understanding of system integration within a diverse technology environment (hardware, software, network, and database). 
  • Minimum of Secret with the ablity to obtain a TS/SCI.


Required Certification:

  • Must obtain/maintain a DOD 8570 Information Assurance Technical Level II (or higher) is required (e.g., Security + CE, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, CND, SSCP) Certification within 180 days of hire. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Operational experience with Virtual and Modern Desktop using Microsoft windows 10/11 client Operating System (OS) 
  • Operational experience or a working understanding using VMware vSphere 6.x technology and higher. 
  • Operational experience or a working understanding using vRealize Automation and vRealize Operations technology. 
  • Operational experience a working understanding with VMware software defined firewall NSX 
  • Working understanding of system engineering processes and tasks including requirements gathering, creating a technical solution, implementation, and test/verification.
  • Working understanding using reverse engineering, project planning, identifying key project constraints 
  • Working understanding with system security accreditation, system hardening using Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG)
  • Operational experience with physical and virtual server provisioning 
  • Strong technical writing skills or technical documentation understanding 


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

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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