MECM System Administrator

Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration



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Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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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 MECM System Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Alexandria, VA (hybrid work schedule; must be local to office). The qualified applicant will become part of Peraton’s Infrastructure Managed Service (IMS) Program, for the United States Coast Guard (USCG). This initiative is modernizing and consolidating the engineering and operational environment under a managed service to better support the services provided to the USCG. As part of the IMS program, the System Administrator will be responsible for providing guidance across the Technical Services team, including requirements definition, design, implementation, and testing.


Day to Day Work Responsibilities may include:   

  • Plan, execute, and monitor software update deployments using Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM) to ensure all endpoints are properly patched and compliant with organizational security policies.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to schedule and implement maintenance windows for deploying updates and patches, minimizing impact on end-user productivity.
  • Customize software update groups and deployment packages within MECM to target specific collections of devices, ensuring appropriate testing and phased rollout strategies.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to software update deployments, including failed installations, update conflicts, and compliance discrepancies.
  • Design and implement automated workflows for deploying third-party software updates using MECM, leveraging vendor catalogs or custom update packages.
  • Collaborate with application owners and IT teams to package and deploy software applications using MECM, adhering to best practices for application compatibility and user experience.
  • Monitor software deployment success rates, compliance levels, and deployment status using MECM reports and dashboards, proactively addressing any discrepancies or failures.
  • Continuously evaluate and optimize MECM software deployment processes and configurations to improve efficiency, reliability, and scalability.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience or Master’s degree and 0 years’ experience or high school diploma and 6 years’ experience
  • Must be a US Citizen with an active Secret security clearance
  • Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM) experience required
  • Minimum of 1 of the below certication’s is required:
    • CompTia Security+
    • CISSP
    • CISM
    • CEH
  • Must have the ability to obtain DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level II or higher certification upon hire
  • Experience in software installation
  • Experience in Windows troubleshooting

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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