Senior Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Requisition ID
Position Category
Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
Top Secret/SCI
Space & Intelligence


Peraton is seeking an experienced Senior System Administrator to join our team supporting a very unique customer in the Washington, DC area. Our unique program provides information management and information technology (IT) support for critical technical work to operate and maintain the classified networks for executive-level government leaders.

Our program delivers high-profile, technical infrastructure support for our customer and its relative nodes over the world. The team provides Personnel Management, Systems Engineering and administration, Software Engineering (SharePoint Development and Project Management/Systems Integration support), and Facility Management (Voice/Video Network Integration and Engineering) solutions.


The Senior System Administrator will be responsible for but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for directing the work of other system administrators to provide the day-to-day system administration to include system and resource optimization, and user assistance.
  • Organizes and directs the configuration and operation of information management systems.
  • Conducts capacity and performance analysis and provides system configuration change and upgrade recommendations.
  • Increases system administrator efficiency and accuracy via the use of automated tools and scripts, develops system administrator procedures, and conducts system administrator training and skills assessment.
  • Knowledge of SharePoint applications and back-end service operations

**This role requires 100% on-site support M-F**


**All contractor personnel supporting this program are considered mission essential, emergency mission essential and weather emergency essential**


Required Qualifications

  • An Active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or Mathematics with eight (8) years of relevant experience; Masters degree with six (6) years of relevant experience; PhD with three (3) years of relevant experience; or 12 years of directly related experience with a High-school Diploma/GED may be accepted in lieu of an advanced degree
  • A minimum of at least eight (8) years of day-to-day system administration experience, to include back-end service operations
  • A current/valid Security + certification
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SharePoint Applications
  • Must be a team player and possess a strong ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team as well as work independently with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to work on-site

Desired Qualifications

  • Microsoft 365 Certified or Microsoft Certified Azure preferred

Salary Range Estimates:


The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. 




At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 


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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