Systems Administrator- Space Missions
Job DescriptionPeraton is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator with technical expertise in managing mission-critical, highly available, high-performance networked systems in a Department of Defense (DoD) environment. This position will be supporting the Systems Engineering group on an innovative and exciting program. The SE group is seeking an individual who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems at both the technical and procedural team level. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse team is crucial. Join us and be part of the next generation of innovators as we blaze a trail forward for our profession and company. What you'll do: * Provide technical expertise in the installation, implementation, operation, maintenance and security of Microsoft Windows servers, Linux RedHat servers, and COTS applications. * Support Microsoft systems (Desktops, Remote Desktop Services, Servers, SCCM, Active Directory Domain Controllers) hosted on both virtual and bare metal hardware. * Resolve application and system software problems with applications to include secure print/scan, MFA, VoIP, MS Skype for Business, MS Office 2019, Windows Updates. * Evaluate and recommend hardware/software enhancements as needed including management of system updates and patches. * Troubleshoot configuration and integration issues in production. * Monitor and optimize system performance. * Create / develop a variety of scripts to streamline Operations & Maintenance (O&M) processes. * Configure security on supported platforms, research security issues / warning notifications for applicability and implementation of patches and fixes. * Ensure backup procedures are in place and executed on a timely basis. * Independently work with internal and external stakeholders, including the end user community, for diagnosing system issues. * Troubleshoot configuration and integration issues in development, test and production environments. * Perform scheduled and allocated work, providing guidance on modernization initiatives, and resolving problems to meet technical performance and financial objectives. Required Qualifications: * You contain and maintain an active Top Secret clearance and are eligible for an SCI. * You are CompTIA Security + certified or working towards certification. * You have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT, Systems Engineering or related field or equivalent experience. * You have a strong technical background and 5-7 years of experience providing system administration and production support for Windows Operating systems. * You have 3-5 years of experience working with Linux systems. * You have experience with Virtualization administration (OpenStack, Citrix XenServer, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, and/or VMWare). * You have experience with SolarWinds, Dell OpenManage, and Splunk. Security Clearance: * This position requires the candidate to have and maintain an active TS security clearance. 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 / paternity leave * Company-paid infertility treatments * Cross-training and professional development opportunities * The ability to influence major initiatives Where you'll work: * Chantilly, VA 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.