Peraton Corporation

  • Windows / UNIX / Linux Systems Administrator

    Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/2/2019 11:23 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking a Systems Administrator for a classified program to provide Windows / UNIX / Linux system maintenance and engineering support to maintain high priority operational systems at a high level of availability and resolve problems based on mission criticality and guidance. 


    • Perform software application maintenance and backups on assigned mission systems running operating systems to include: Solaris, UNIX, TRU-64 UNIX, SCO UNIX, Linux, VMS, and Windows.
    • VMware administration responsible for configuration, maintenance, monitoring and overall support of multiple VMware environments
    • Setup, install, configure ESXi and blade servers
    • Maintain and restore VM backups and snapshots.
    • Update system process documentation, guides, diagrams, and SOPs as needed.
    • Perform routine and preventative maintenance such as general computer tasks, backup/restore, application loads, disk utilization, system loading and monitoring
    • Detect, isolate, document, quickly report, and resolve system outages or problems encountered during operations of the operational system baseline
    • Collect diagnostic data describing the environment at the time of the failure, restore system operation, develop workarounds, and other activities necessary for recovery of a system
    • Document problems in logging and discrepancy reporting tools
    • Support O&M Discrepancy Report investigation and resolution
    • Perform system performance trend analysis as required
    • Support system engineering as required for ongoing analysis and integration efforts
    • Work with external maintenance engineers across multiple locations providing enterprise-level maintenance support with customer visibility



    • Requires Bachelor's (or equivalent) with minimum 5 years of experience, or equivalent experience in the following:
    • Multiple Windows / UNIX / Linux Operating System environments, including installation and patching
    • Virtualized processing and/or virtualized storage environments
    • Software application maintenance on systems running a variety of operating systems
    • Good communication skills to effectively and accurately exchange information
    • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment with changing priorities
    • Contribute to completion of project milestones under the specific guidance of program leadership
    • Must be available to work after hours on a call-in basis
    • Must have a current DODI 8570.1-M IAT Level II certification or must obtain the certification within first 60 days of employment (i.e., Security+ CE)



    •  Backup and Recovery – EMC Avamar, EMC Networker, Veritas Netbackup
    •  Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP)
    • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
    •  Redhat Linux certification 



    • This position requires the candidate to already possess an active TS/SCI with poly security clearance 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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