Peraton Corporation

  • Senior Linux Systems Engineer (Active Clearance)

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/29/2018 4:19 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret
  • Overview

    We are seeking a System Engineer (Linux) in Fairfax, VA to support our mission critical customer


    The Systems Engineer supports the customer’s network and provides system engineering functions. This position is responsible for maintaining, modifying, and enhancing customer network capabilities and services as well as maintaining existing network standards, equipment, and designs.


    • Identify, engineer and propose beneficial upgrades, modifications, and technology insertion
    • Work with the operations team, vendors and other engineers to assess and understand technologies and develop proposed beneficial technical solutions for our customer’s environment
    • Ensure the proposed solution fits within the customer’s enterprise architecture, principles, policies, procedures, security standards, and guidelines.
    • Determine and document the architectural decisions that constrain the design, development, and implementation of the proposed solution.
    • Act as a point of escalation, when required; provide hands-on support through high-level troubleshooting skills
    • Perform independent research and report on findings
    • Work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment and lead continuous improvement initiatives
    • Design, update and maintain storage solutions (Del EMC Unity, Pure Storage, etc.)



    • Bachelor’s of Science degree with 6 years related experience
    • One or more of the following certifications: ITIL, MCSA, MCSE, RHCA, RHCE, VCP, CCNA, CCNP, PowerShell
    • Familiarity maintaining Microsoft Environment, management tools WSUS, GPOs, ADUC, Etc.
    • Familiarity with VMware administration and configuration.
    • Familiarity with RHEL server administration (5,7).
    • Familiarity with backup tools and applications.
    • Knowledge of SAN (Pure Storage, FreeNAS, Dell EMC Unity).
    • Knowledge of STIGs, C&A, Hardening security practice.
    • Experience with Citrix or VMware Technologies.
    • Degree in Computer Science or relevant engineering degree.
    • Previous experience in Network Operations Center



    This position requires the candidate to have a current Top Secret clearance with a polygraph and the ability 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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