Peraton Corporation

  • Junior Systems Administrator

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5/1/2018 4:56 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Junior Systems Administrator in Fairfax, VA, to support our mission critical customer. 


    • The Systems Administrator is responsible for answering calls from users, documenting identified issues in the approved ticketing system (Remedy), and working to resolve the issue. If noted incident can’t be resolved, SA will document actions taken and escalate the ticket to the next support level. SA will work as a team member to perform Windows Active Directory account management, RSA remote access administration, iPhone support and management, deskside support involving PC, thin-client, KVM, and monitor lifecycle support. SA will build, configure, validate, deploy, and manage end-user equipment and devices.
    • Candidate will train end-users on system and application usage as new projects and applications are deployed. SA will support basic troubleshooting and support of audio/visual equipment and educate users on proper usage, as needed. SA will track, manage, and report inventory and software licensing.
    • Candidate will also research technical products and obtain vendor quotes to facilitate procurement activities, including submission, processing, tracking, and reporting of all procurement activities. Member will work as part of a team to ensure customer support is available from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM.



    • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
    • 1-2 years of experience directly related to Windows System Administration in a Windows 7/10 desktop with increasing responsibilities administering client devices, servers, and services
    • Must be able to safely lift up to 35 pounds in support of hardware installations.


    • Experience using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), Ghost, or similar imaging product
    • After hours on call support may be needed and ability to work overtime as needed
    • Willing and able to travel to local off-site locations for installations and maintenance work on short notice, as neede
    • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills are required
    • iPhone configuration knowledge and experience
    • Knowledge of enterprise-level administration for common network services such as Active Directory, GPOs, DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP and troubleshooting as well as Microsoft Office Suite
    • Experience with DELL and HP hardware (i.e. server, workstations, and thin clients)
    • Strong analytic and research skills - must be detail oriented
    • Strong hardware/software troubleshooting skills
    • Experience in the following areas: WSUS Patch Management, Anti-Virus, Symantec Endpoint, OS Upgrades, computer security and system building and monitoring
    • Technical IT Certifications
    • Security Certifications


    • This position requires the candidate to have a Top Secret with Polygraph security clearance and the ability to maintain the clearance. 

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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