Peraton Corporation

  • Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 8 months ago(6/28/2018 1:12 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking a Systems Engineer in Reston, VA to support our government and commercial customers.


    Responsible for deploying and maintaining a wide variety of Linux based machines and services.  The support of these machines and services will require knowledge of not only systems, but an understanding of  networking technologies and concepts.  The candidate will be working in a group of engineers with varied experience and skill levels, and across departmental boundaries. We expect and encourage teammates to take advantage of this and get exposed to new technologies, while bringing their own experiences to the group.



    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 4 years relevant experience, or 6 years without a degree


    • Experience in the following technologies:
      • Linux system administration
      • Strong Troubleshooting Skills
      • Understanding of Networking Technologies
        • Linux routing and tools
        • TCP/IP Protocols
        • Tunnel technologies (SVTI/GRE/L2TP/etc)
      • VPN (IPSec/SSL)
      • Firewalls (iptabes/pf/hardware)
      • Common Open Source Software
        • Nginx/Apache
        • bind
        • dnsmasq
        • postfix/dovecot/sendmail/etc
        • VoIP (Freeswitch/Asterisk)
        • Experience with DevOps and automation tools (ansible, puppet, docker, LXD, etc)
        • Experience working in a production environment
        • Strong communication skills
        • Excellent teamwork


    This position requires the candidate to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.  In order to obtain a clearance, you need to be a U.S. Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

    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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