Peraton Corporation

  • Systems Administrator

    Job Locations US-MD-Greenbelt
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/19/2018 3:36 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking a mid-level Systems Administrator to join our team at the Goddard Spaceflight Center Greenbelt, MD.  As prime contractor on the Space Communications Network Services (SCNS) contract, Peraton is responsible for the operation, maintenance, sustainment and systems engineering of NASA’s worldwide satellite communication networks. The selected candidate will work for a dynamic, team-based development environment for the NASA Space Network.




    • Design, build, patches and maintains lab environment systems with emphasis on Linux Red Hat and CentOS
    • Assist IT Security Team with mitigating vulnerabilities of these systems to demonstrate NIST 800-53 compliance
    • Document Network architecture components.
    • Collaborate with technical Engineering teams to identify, resolve, and mitigate system anomalies
    • Develop system log aggregation system for all components (Windows and Linux)
    • Develop products and reports that can be sent for awareness to various groups and levels of leadership
    • Support forensic efforts as required
    • Assist with containment of threats and remediation of environment during or after any incidents
    • Support regular Audits and Assessments – demonstrate system compliance and risk mitigation to Assessors.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field and 2+years of related experience in Information Security and/or IT infrastructure experience.
    • 2+ years of experience in Linux platform (this includes: building, configuration, scripting, troubleshooting and hardening)
    • 1+ years of experience with anti-virus platforms (specifically CLAM A/V and Symantec Endpoint Protection)
    • 1+ years of knowledge of fundamental security and network concepts (intrusion detection, TCP/IP, SSL, ports, switching, routing, etc.)


    • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows system build, configuration and troubleshooting.
    • Ability to communicate technical issues with non-technical individuals.
    • Network Switching and Routing Experience- Cisco, Juniper
    • Experience with MS Project and SharePoint, and Visio
    • Familiarity with Splunk, IBM BigFix, Forescout, RES Whitelisting, EID Authenticate

    • Familiarity with Satellite Ground System RF communications and components

    • CompTIA Security+ or CompTIA Network+, or both

    • Linux Certification
    • Prior experience with projects involving NASA systems interfaces.
    • Ability to work well individually and in a team environment.
    • Strong Communication skills. 



    This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Clearance. To obtain a clearance, you need to be a US 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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