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Cloud Systems Administrator, Senior Associate

2024-145950
Engineering
Top Secret/SCI with Poly

Location:

Laurel
,
MD

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Telecommute Options:

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 peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Responsibilities

Peraton is seeking a Cloud Systems Administrator to join our team in Laurel, MD. Our Cloud Systems Administrators conduct the following tasks:

 

  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems
  • Manage IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems
  • Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.
  • ProvideTier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems
  • Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers
  • Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process
  • Configure and manage UNIX and 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

 

Qualifications
  • An active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph is required.
  • Three (3) years of relevant experience as a systems administrator is required.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics is required.
    • Three (3) additional years of experience can be considered in leu of degree.
  • Hadoop/Cloud System Administrator Certification or comparable Cloud System/Service Certification is required.

 

Desired skillsets:

  • 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.

 

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on our critical National Security programs, 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 eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

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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