Peraton Corporation

  • Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Posted Date 4 days ago(7/13/2018 3:30 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret
  • Overview

    We are looking to fill a critical role for a TOP SECRET cleared, Senior Cyber Systems Engineer, in Chantilly, VA.  You will perform system administrative services to install, configure, implement and maintain complex systems centered around forensic and malware analysis automation.


    • Advanced technical knowledge in areas such as networking, Windows and Linux administration, database configuration and administration, virtualization and security.
    • Candidate will contribute to the design and development of innovative projects in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
    • Building and maintaining systems used for automation of malware analysis and forensic tasks. 
    • Supporting developers in debugging and improving these systems.



    • Bachelor’s degree in either Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer and Information Security, Computer Security or System or Network Administration plus 8 years of relevant work experience.
    • 4+years relevant professional experience administering the following technologies:
    • Virtualization technologies such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or VMware vSphere/vCenter
    • NoSQL and/or Relational Databases
    • DevOps software such as Puppet
    • Web Servers such as Nginx


    • ELK Stack – Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana
    • Cuckoo Sandbox
    • Python Frameworks such as Django and Celery



    This position requires the candidate to already have a current Top Secret security clearance and the ability to obtain an SCI and Polygraph and to maintain the clearance level needed for the position. 

    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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