Peraton Corporation

Senior Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/30/2019 8:55 AM)
Requisition ID
Information Technology
Clearance Status
Security Clearance


We are seeking a Senior level Systems Administrator to support our customer in the Fort Meade / Annapolis Junction, MD area. For more than 30 years, we’ve partnered with customers to advance critical missions across the globe - providing innovative, reliable solutions for Intelligence, defense, and federal civilian agencies.


What you’ll do…

  • The candidate will be responsible for providing support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT Systems.
  • The System Administrator will manage the IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems.
  • Will also provide day to day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client, server, storage, network devices, mobile devices, etc. In addition,
  • the candidate will support the dispatch system and hardware problems throughout the resolution process.
  • The candidate will configure and manage Linux, UNIX and Windows operating systems, install/load operating system software, troubleshoot, maintain integrity, configure network components and implement enhancements to improve reliability and performance.
  • Provides Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.
  • The candidate will also be responsible for optimizing system operations and resource utilization and performing system capacity analysis and planning.



You’d be a great fit if… 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline with 15 years Systems Administration experience with the Federal Government in programs of similar scope, type and complexity is required. Five years of additional SA experience may be substituted for degree.
  • 10 years of Windows server administration
  • 10 years of Linux administration experience
  • 10 years network skills


It’d be even better if you… 

  • VMware experience (vRA and vRO is a plus)
  • Scripting and automation experience (Bash, Perl, or Ansible)
  • HP OpenManage & SiteScope
  • Experience configuring network components
  • Troubleshooting IT systems
  • Supporting systems design, architecture and hardware
  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • background in securing and hardening servers
  • CentOS/RedHat with a focus on security
  • Familiar with Host-Based intrusion Detection Systems (HIDS)


What you’ll get…

  • An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching
  • Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Company-paid infertility treatments
  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities
  • The ability to influence major initiatives


This position requires the candidate have an active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph and to maintain the clearance. 


About Peraton

At Peraton, we’re at the forefront of delivering the next breakthrough in national security, every day. We’re the partner of choice to help solve some of the world’s most daunting challenges. How? By thinking differently. We’re not mired in the past. We look at all problems with fresh eyes. We look past the obvious to bring the best talent, tech, and ideas together to completely transform how problems are solved. So bring your unique ideas, your entrepreneurial spirit, and your drive to succeed. Get ready to be part of something bigger. Get ready to do the can’t be done.

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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