Peraton Corporation

  • Linux/Windows Systems Administrator (TS/SCI with Polygraph Required)

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 1 day ago(1/15/2019 3:14 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking an individual to serve as a Systems Administrator to support our Government Clients at our Herndon, Virginia, Headquarters.



    Provide Linux and Windows system administration to support program/programs development/test and production environments, to include: 


    • System installation, configuration, troubleshooting, performance analysis, tuning, upgrading, patch maintenance, license management, system backup administration, user account/environment administration, implementing and maintaining system security postures, and assisting with hardware/software installations.
    • Produce/Maintain accurate, detailed, hardware and software inventories of both physical and virtual machines/environments.
    • Perform routine security auditing and run compliance/vulnerability scans of systems, as required. 





    • BS Degree + 5 years of  System configuration experience with Linux (RHEL/CentOS 6.X/7.X), Microsoft Windows Server (2008R2/2016R2), and Microsoft Windows 7/10 Professional
    • Experience with basic network configuration and troubleshooting.
    • Experience with the RMF accreditation process.
    • Experience with Information Systems Security related duties: 
      • developing information assurance documentation (SSP, Security Controls Traceability Matrix, Continuous Monitoring plans, etc.) to support customer requirements.
      • maintain security requirements to support ATO by providing the artifacts required to maintain the Body Of Evidence to support the continuous monitoring requirements.
    • Experience with SCAP/OpenSCAP or NESSUS
    • Security + or equivalent IAT Level II Certification.


    • Experience with hardening systems based on DISA Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG).
    • Experience with virtualization technologies and various hypervisors, e.g., VMWare, KVM, XEN, or AZURE.
    • Experience working with Network Attached Storage (NAS) and/or Storage Area Networks (SAN).
    • Experience with Xacta 360.


    • Candidate MUST possess an active TS/SCI with Polygraph and to maintain the 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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