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Cloud Systems Administrator 1

2022-124084
Engineering
Top Secret/SCI with Poly

Location:

Annapolis Junction
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MD

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No remote/telework allowed
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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.

Responsibilities

This opening is for a recently awarded program that delivers a wide set of capabilities across the enterprise to include data management, data delivery, high ingest rate cloud architectures, and analytic platforms.

 

Peraton is seeking a Cloud Systems Administrator to work on a Cloud Operations systems administration team within a dynamic customer-facing environment. Support several cloud based repositories during the weekday day shift. Monitor system health, troubleshoot system problems, maintain storage systems, interface with other parts of the team for hardware, network, and infrastructure support, provide after-hours on-call/call-in support on a rotational basis, ensure system security requirements are satisfied, create/maintain system scripts, patch/upgrade system, and administer user accounts.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics is highly desired and will be considered equivalent to two (2) years of experience
  • Five (5) years of experience demonstrating a fundamental understanding and working knowledge of core components of the Linux operating system including the management of user and group accounts in LDAP configuration of DHCP, DNS, and TFTP
  • Three (3) years of experience writing software scripts using bash, perl, python or a similar language
  • At least one (1) year of experience performing system administration and monitoring large distributed system consisting of: multiple clusters, clustering implemented across at least three racks of equipment, and a minimum of 60 nodes per site
  • Experience diagnosing and troubleshooting large-scale cloud computing systems including familiarity with distributed systems for storage and retrieval of data e.g. Hadoop, CASSANDRA, SCALITY, SWIFT, Gluster, Lustre, GPFS, Amazon S3, or another other comparable technology
  • Experience with configuration management tools including Puppet and SALT
  • Hadoop/Cloud System Administrator Certification or comparable Cloud System/Service Certification is required
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge of SSH tunneling and protocols including the implementation of dynamic SOCKS proxies as well as other ssh-based utilities, including rysn, pdsh, pdcp, and WinSCP
  • Basic understanding of low level network concepts including vlans, port channel bonding and layer2/layer 3 switch interactions
  • Familiarity with software load balancers for large scale webservice implementations including haproxy and nginx
  • Experience with Kubernetes orchestration services and Docker images
  • Experience with log aggregation and search tools including ElasticSearch, logstatsh, filebeats, Grafana, and rsyslog

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

 

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Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and participation in an attractive bonus plan.

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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

EEO

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

Benefits

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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