Peraton Corporation

  • Linux System Administrator and Configuration Manager (Active Clearance)

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/23/2018 7:03 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    This position consists of (1) part-time Linux administration and support to augment a full-time Linux Administrator and (2) part-time Configuration Manager (CM). 


    Linux System Administration duties can include the following:

    • Manage trouble-ticketing system ensuring accurate and up-to-date information.
    • Install, configure, upgrade, and patch operating systems, network operating systems, system utility software, applications, and third party software on commonly used operating systems.
    • Configure, and maintain virtual server environment.
    • Develop, implement, and maintain backup and disaster recovery plans for servers.
    • Create and maintain scripts for the automation of server processes.
    • Maintain updated local documentation on all aspects of servers and other equipment.
    • Maintain policies, procedures and tools.

    CM responsibilities will include the following:

    • Consult with IT engineers and end users concerning the outline of data requirements. The CM tracks and communicates all updates to the server baselines, client baselines, database files, and other configuration items.
    • Implement and recommend operating methods to improve processing and distribution of changes.
    • Support the development and maintenance methodology that fits the requirements, standards and policies of the organization.
    • Produce management and product information concerning the status of baselines, change control, testing, releases, audits, etc.
    • Plan, coordinate, and execute change management process
    • Ensure engineers’ build process for executables adheres to customer’s established process and best practices such as full automation, repeatability, and reproducibility.




    • At least HS and 8 years experience in System Administration or Bachelor’s degree and 6 years experience.
    • 6+ years’ experience Linux OS.
    • 4 years’ experience patching servers, conducting backups, and permission management.
    • 4 years experience in configuration management
    • Certifications: obtain RHCSA or RHCE within 6 months
    • Current Secret Clearance is required with eligibility to upgrade to TS/SCI.



    • This position requires the candidate to already have a current Secret security clearance, to maintain the clearance, and be eligible to upgrade to a TS/SCI 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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