Active Directory Administrator

Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration


Colorado Springs

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No remote/telework allowed
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


We are hiring a Senior Systems Administrator supporting our Air Force Modernization Program at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Co.

What you'll do:

  • Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems.
  • Design, install, configure, and manage of on-prem Active Directory environment including configuration and implementation of GPOs
  • Ensure systems are compliant within required DoD security standards.
  • Configures and manages Windows operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity, and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.
  • Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers.
  • Provide Tier 3 escalation support to IT tickets using the BMC Remedy Tool
  • Manage, coordinate, and implement software upgrades, patches, hot fixes on servers, workstations, and network hardware
  • Collaborate with other teams and team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes
  • Identify issues and create improvement processes to help with the reduction of incident outage times.
  • Develop and maintain O&M Standard Operating Procedures for developed capabilities.
  • Create detailed system design and standard operating procedure documents for the VMware/VxRail solution.
  • Installation/Configuration/Management of the VMware environment

Minimum of 12 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 10 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 7 years with Ph.D. In lieu of degree H.S. Diploma & 16 years of applicable experience will be acceptable. 


What you'll need:

  • Experience designing and operating enterprise level solutions for large organizations
  • DOD Secret Clearance
  • Proven work experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting various operating systems
  • Excellent understanding of Networking technologies, including security and monitoring aspects
  • Knowledge of ESXi, VXLANs, vSAN, and other software-defined networking technologies
  • Understanding of VMware NSX and automation concepts
  • Command of Win Active Directory, and familiarity with Linux
  • Proficiency in scripting and/or automating repeatable processes
  • Solid experience with coding and/or scripting (PowerShell) preferred


  • Security + with at least one more of the following certs:
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • VMware Certified Technical Associate (VCTA)
  • VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP)

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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