Peraton Corporation

  • Systems Administrator

    Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/4/2018 3:28 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Systems Administrator for our Annapolis Junction, MD location.


    This position will be responsible configuring and deploying user endpoints, printers, assisting computer/network users with issues, installing and configuring software, administering Windows/Unix servers (Virtual and Physical), applying patches and anti-virus, light to moderate network administration (DNS, Active Directory, DHCP, WiFi), and maintaining team’s virtual test lab environment.


    • Installation and configuration of Windows operating systems and applications
    • Tracking issues in ServiceNow
    • PC imaging and deployment
    • User support for PC hardware, software, and network issues
    • Windows server administration
    • Light to moderate network administration (DNS, Active Directory, DHCP), working with  other IT functions as needed
    • VM creation and management within the team’s virtual environments (ESXi)
    • Analyzes distributed computing system requirements in response to demand forecasts and operations trends to determine, plan, and provide for system capabilities required for projected workloads.
    • Plans layout and installation of new systems or modification of existing systems.
    • Manage backup solution (Symantec)
    • Working knowledge of DELL EMC and HP iSCSI SAN solutions.
    • Provides highly technical and/or specialized guidance concerning automation solutions to complex information processing problems related to the distributed computing environment.
    • Knowledgeable in multiple current technology areas, including client/server computer hardware and operating systems (thick & thin clients), end-user desktop productivity software, remote management and software deployment tools and administration, end-user device security management, project management, and system integration across multi-tiered highly secure IT environments.
    • Responsible for in-depth knowledge, maintenance requirements, and system configuration of operating systems, servers, and applications to ensure the operational capability of the Command's IT networks.
    • Involved in all aspects of system administration planning, designing, implementing, troubleshooting, repairing, and providing recommendations for Enterprise LAN improvements based on customer requirements and new technologies.
    • Primary responsibilities include patch management, update and application packaging and distribution, operating system deployment (OSD), IT system security related issues, threat mitigation and reporting, analyzing data to spot trends, managing patches for software certifications, data collection and reporting.



    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Business or a related IT field plus an equal amount of experience in lieu of education
    • 7+ years relevant experience
    • Clearable to Secret
    • Advanced knowledge of imaging, patch management.
    • Experience with Group Policy Objects (GPOs), writing and troubleshooting, including software deployment and security settings and configurations.
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft operating systems, software packages and products, including working knowledge of Windows 7, 8, and 10 platforms.
    • In-depth knowledge and understanding of Desktop operating systems methodologies (file system, registry, services, etc.), as well as system tools and remote desktop support.
    • Experience in overseeing development and implementation of system specifications, designs, integration, testing, and documentation.
    • Experience in monitoring the computer support to users, resolving system faults, and implementing approved security policies and procedures.
    • Ability to work independently and perform rapid solution engineering under time constrained conditions with limited support.


    • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret 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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