PeopleSoft Administrator

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



Peraton is seeking a skilled PeopleSoft Administrator to join our team supporting an Intelligence Community customer. This role involves ensuring system high availability, rapid troubleshooting, and resolving system issues. You will handle tickets and calls from the customer and work on-site, requiring frequent customer interaction.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure high system availability and perform daily system monitoring.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network and application performance issues promptly.
  • Handle system issues through a ticketing system and report to the customer site during off-hours if needed.
  • Deploy software patches monthly, adhering to security guidelines.
  • Work closely with government customers, Project Lead, ISSO, Application Vendor, and End Users.
  • Understand system hardening and security through STIG and patching.
  • Create and update documentation, simplifying complex configurations for clarity.
  • Familiarity with Oracle database environments on Linux servers.
  • Ability to communicate complex system configurations clearly in documentation.
  • Experience in creating/revising SOPs, STPs, SIPs, SAGs, SUMs, and ICDs.

Join Peraton and be part of a team that ensures the seamless operation of critical systems in a dynamic environment. Apply now to contribute to impactful projects with a dedicated team.


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


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an area applicable to the position with 8+ years of relevant experience. Additional 4 years’ experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Active DOD TS/SCI security clearance OR active TS with SCI eligibility with active polygraph OR the ability to obtain a polygraph prior to start.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, PeopleSoft HCM Applications (9.2 platform) and PeopleTools 8.59 and higher, with a three-tier architecture application
  • Experience as a PeopleSoft administrator in complex, integrated, and customized environments.
  • Experience with the following is required:
  • PeopleSoft systems running on Linux/Windows servers and Oracle databases.
  • Performance tuning SQL
  • WebLogic
  • Tuxedo
  • Change Assistant
  • Application Designer and Data Mover
  • Managing PeopleSoft in a load-balanced environment
  • Managing SSL certificates in the PeopleSoft environment
  • PeopleSoft Integration Broker
  • OpenSSL
  • Maintaining all database environments including Development, Test and Production.
  • Maintaining a variety of mission unique databases, including applying security patches and contractor / vendor updates.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Effectively communicating technical concepts and solutions to both technical experts, non-technical business stakeholders, and external vendors
  • Demonstrated experience working independently to prioritize and manage multiple requests
  • Experience meeting response times in accordance with service level agreements for high-priority requests
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to convey technical information to non-technical individuals
  • Demonstrated experience communicating effectively across internal and external
  • Planning and scheduling maintenance including security patching and emergency responses for database management systems and platforms in the production environment.



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 participation 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

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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