Cyber Systems Administrator

Cyber Security


San Diego

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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.


Peraton is seeking a mid-level Cyber Mid Level System Administrator to support our Common Data Link Management System (CDLMS) Software Engineering Support (SES) Program contract at the Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC PAC) facility in San Diego, CA.  


As prime contractor on the CDLMS task order, Peraton is responsible is supporting the Navy’s Command and Control Platform (C2P) systems and tactical data links: Link 16, Link11, S TADIL J, Link22, JREAP A/C Interfaces, Host Interface, and HMI. The selected candidate will work in a dynamic, team-based development environment for the Navy’s various data link systems.


As a System Administrator you will be supporting one of several sprints within the C2P functions. This position will involve maintaining and implementing new capabilities (ECPs) into the RSCP test tool,

System Host. The selected candidate will create scenarios for Host stimulus and also use a data reduction tool to analyze data between C2P and RSCP.


What you'll do:

  • ACAS (STIG) scannings
  • Systems requirements development and allocation.
  • Implementing software specifications
  • Analyzing software systems, codes, and software modules to resolve issues with software functionality and/or performance.
  • Supporting the integration of, and transition to new hardware and software systems for Tactical Data Links.

What you'll need:

  • 5 years with a BS/BA degree, 3 years with a Master's degree, 0 years needed with PhD. In lieu of degree 9 experience of applicable expeirence will be considered. 
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Linux+ and/or Microsoft Windows Certification
  • Experience with computer system administration
  • Proficiency in technical writing and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work with and communicate with project team members and customers representatives.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:


In addition to the required skills, the ideal candidate should have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Experience with system administration in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and greater, and Microsoft Windows 7 and greater.
  • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Experience with installing, hardening, operating and testing systems.
  • Experience with Application servers (like JBOSS and Tomcat)
  • Experience with UNIX Shell Scripts, PowerShell, Bash, Perl, Java, and SQL for software package development

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. 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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