Peraton Corporation

  • Senior Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 9 months ago(6/28/2018 1:11 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

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


    Responsible for designing, 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
    • 5 years relevant experience, or 8 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

    Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers – with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you’ll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life.

    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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