Systems Administrator (Junior)

Employer
Peraton
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Sep 20, 2022
Closes
Sep 25, 2022
Ref
655893346
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities: Responsibilities:The Cyber Systems Engineer/Systems Administrator will support multiple IT systems that require timely patch management, updates, and accreditation and authorization whether for the first time or for renewals. Provides feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Ensures products and systems comply with requirements, government information assurance, and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance. Responsible for keeping systems in line with security plans and recommending revisions to the plan, maintaining accounts and permissions, reviewing audit logs, addressing user concerns about system usability, and general maintenance of existing systems. Able to build systems: install operating systems, patch, configure, and interface with other mission-partner organizations. Experience installing & maintaining Linux Red Hat (CentOS) servers and workstations.Experience installing & maintaining Windows servers and workstations per project requirements and NIST/Industrial Baseline Configuration guidelines.Understanding of data and communications networking.Strong oral communication skills and patience.Able to analyze audit logs and application logs.Closely collaborate with ISSM Staff and other Cyber Security personnel to manage ongoing issues and accreditations.Will handle software management, laptop compliance, patch management, and continuous monitoring/scanning.Able to analyze scanning results for evidence of security vulnerabilities or threats.Perform Nessus network scans and compliance checks for system security configuration guidelines or best practice. Qualifications: Required Qualifications:Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance w/Polygraph.Requires BS 0-2 Years or HS 6-8.Previous experience with the Intelligence Community.Experience providing cyber support across the group.Working knowledge of digital communications and related IT communications technologies.Direct project management experience with patch management, continuous monitoring, and vulnerability scanning/remediation activities includes devising or implementing a continuous monitoring plan across multiple security domains and familiarity with tools used in compliance and vulnerability assessments.Good time management skills; ability to support multiple projects; ability to multi-task and manage.Must be a team player and possess a strong ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team as well as work independently with minimal supervision.Demonstrated ability to quickly ramp up to support customers' needs, clearly communicate (orally and written) ideas, and take initiative to provide creative solutions to challenges and/or systemic problems.Proactive and forward-leaning.Strong interpersonal skills. Desired Qualifications:Experience with cloud environments and designing systems to work in the cloud.System Administrator Security Course (SASC).Data Transfer Officer (DTO).Experience with the tools used to maintain security compliance records and status (eg, Splunk, XACTA).AWS experience.Splunk Certified Administrator. Peraton Overview: Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran. For Colorado Residents: Colorado Salary Minimum: $50,700 Colorado Salary Maximum: $123,000 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

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