Peraton Corporation

Linux Systems Administrator- TS/SCI w/ poly

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon | US-CO-Aurora
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/28/2020 4:12 PM)
Requisition ID
Clearance Status
Security Clearance


Peraton is seeking a motivated, customer-oriented, System Administrator with programming and scripting experience to implement cybersecurity compliance and data protection requirements using an Agile software development methodology.  Activities include software development, engineering, sustainment, and operations support.


What you’ll do…

  • Participate in software requirements gathering, design reviews and user training.
  • Assit with operations and O&M activities.
  • Participate in the creation and development of project milestones and software deliverables.
  • Ensure that the responsible system is in full compliance with all Government regulations, policy, and directives.
  • Communicate and interface with project stakeholders on the status of the development activities.
  • Participate in an Agile development lifecycle through Sprint planning, creating release roadmaps, and supporting daily Scrums.


You’d be a great fit if…

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the fields of mathematics, telecommunications, electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science
  • You have 3+ years of relevant experience in the following:
    • Java
    • Python
    • Java Script
    • Linux/UNIX
    • LDAP/Directory
    • Processing data streams in SAML, JSON, and other formats
    • System/Data Workflows
    • VMWare/VM's/Cloud environment
    • PKI
  • You have experience with software development, engineering, sustainment, and overall O&M activities for a secure government system.
  • You understand IT compliance and data protection for secure environments.
  • You are DoD Directive 8570.1 IAT Level II or higher certified OR have the ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • You have an active/current TS/SCI w/ polygraph.


It’d be even better if you…

  • Have experience with RHEL 5, 6, and 7
  • Are familiar with Dev/Ops model and products such as Ansible or Puppet
  • Understand Identity and Access Management


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 to have a current Top Secret security clearance with polygraph.

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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