Peraton Corporation

  • Systems Administrator

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking a Systems Administrator in Fairfax, VA to support our mission critical customer.


    • Maintenance and updates of system and user documentation
    • Update the knowledgebase, as warranted, to ensure continuity of knowledge between all team members
    • Ability to work collaboratively, cooperatively, and closely with technically adept and involved senior management is required
    • Demonstrated ability to work with clients and other staff, at all levels, - in small groups, one on one with supervisors, staff colleagues, representatives from external organizations, and vendors
    • Provide hands-on support through high-level troubleshooting skills 
    • Perform independent research and report on findings
    • Work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment and lead continuous improvement initiatives
    • Maintain configuration management control in accordance with defined standards, policies, and industry best practices
    • Ensure successful planning, deployment, installation, and upgrades of products within required timelines and resource allocations over multiple geographic sites
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and troubleshoot problems with speed and efficiency
    • Requires the ability to effectively interact with external personnel on technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations and vendors



    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline
    • 2-3 years of experience directly related to Windows System Administration in a Windows 7/10 desktop and Windows 2008R2/2012R2 Server environment with increasing responsibilities administering client devices, servers, and services
    • Proficiency with Enterprise level administration of 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
    • Experience using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), Ghost, or similar imaging product
    • iPhone configuration knowledge and experience
    • Must be able to handle a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment
    • 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 needed
    • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills are required
    • Must be able to safely lift up to 35 pounds in support of hardware installations.


    • This position requires the candidate to already have a current Top Secret security clearance and to maintain the clearance.


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