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Systems Administrator - Mid

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by Peraton

Fairfax, VA 22032
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Peraton is seeking a Linux/Windows Administrator/Engineer to support our government client in Fairfax, VA. This individual will work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment supporting mission critical systems. Analyzing and assessing the current environment and developing solutions to unique problems provide an exciting and challenging opportunity

What you'll do...
  • Identify, engineer and propose beneficial upgrades, modifications, and technology insertion
  • Work with the operations team, vendors and other engineers to assess and understand Microsoft and Linux technologies and develop proposed beneficial technical solutions for our customer's environment
  • Manage trouble-ticketing system ensuring accurate and up-to-date information.
  • Install, configure, upgrade, and patch operating systems, network operating systems, system utility software, applications, and third-party software on commonly used operating systems.
  • Configure, and maintain virtual server environment.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain backup and disaster recovery plans for servers.
  • Create and maintain scripts for the automation of server processes.
  • Maintain updated local documentation on all aspects of servers and other equipment.
  • Maintain policies, procedures and tools.

You'd be a great fit if you have:
  • Bachelor's degree in related area plus four (0)4 years of experience in Windows / Linux Engineering & Administration, or at least eight (08) years in System Administration.
  • Four (04) years of experience with Linux OS and four (04) years of experience with Engineering Microsoft solutions and technologies
  • Four (04)years of experience patching servers, conducting backups, and permission management.
It'd be even better if you have:
  • One (01) or more of the following certifications:
    • MCSE
    • MCP
    • MCSA
    • RHCSA
    • RHCE
  • Familiarity maintaining Microsoft Environment, management tools WSUS, GPOs, ADUC, Etc.
  • Familiarity with VMware administration and configuration.
  • Familiarity with RHEL server administration (7.x).
  • Familiarity with backup tools and applications.
  • Knowledge of SAN (e.g., Pure Storage, NetApp, FreeNAS).
  • Knowledge of STIGs, C&A, Hardening security practice.
  • Certifications in Microsoft, Citrix or VMware.
  • Experience with Citrix or VMware Technologies.
  • Degree in Computer Science or relevant engineering degree.
  • Previous experience in Network Operations Center.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills

Must have a current TS/SCI security clearance and be able to maintain the clearance. Having a current Polygraph is strongly preferred.

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

About Peraton
Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers - with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you'll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life.

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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