Desktop \ Windows Systems Administrator

Other / Technical
Top Secret/SCI


Fort Huachuca

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


Peraton is  looking for a Systems Administrator Associate for the Military Intelligence Center of Excellence (MIITS Contract) supporting the G6 Systems Operations Desktop team.


What you will do:

  •  Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers, monitors and manages system resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, and response times to maintain operating efficiency.
  • Performs systems security administration functions, including creating user profiles and accounts.
  • Other duties may include setting up administrator accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • Responsibilities also include:
    • Patching workstation operating systems such as Windows 10 and Windows 11.
    • Using VMware Horizon to automate deployment of VM images.
    • Troubleshoot PCs, zero client hardware, and printers.
    • Apply operating systems and applications STIGs for security compliance
    • Provide end user support.


What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 0 years of related experience; 4 years direct relevant experience maybe considered in lieu of a degree.
  • TS/SCI security clearance, or ability to obtain
  • Security+ certification


  • Experience with VMware vSphere and VMware Horizon
  • Automation using PowerShell, Ansible, Chef or similar software
  • Relevant Microsoft or VMware Certifications


Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. 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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