SITEC - Systems Engineer MacDill FL

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MacDill AFB

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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 requires Systems Engineers to support the Special Operation Command Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) – 3.  This position is in Tampa FL on MacDill AFB.


The purpose of the Special Operations Forces Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) 3 Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) Task Order (TO) is to provide USSOCOM, its Component Commands, its Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs), and its deployed forces with Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services to maintain Network Operations (NetOps); maintain systems and network infrastructure; provide end user and

common device support; provide configuration, change, license, and asset management; conduct training, and perform Install, Move, Add, Change (IMACs) services. The responsibilities and tasks associated with each requirement play a pivotal role to USSOCOM, the CIO/J6 organization, and ultimately the end-user who operate around the globe 24x7x365.


Senior Systems Engineers perform tier three systems support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Senior Systems Engineers must be detail-oriented and have in-depth knowledge of data center hardware and software. Extensive experience in areas such as systems design and implementation, systems integration, security, ports and protocols, as well as server and network infrastructure are required. Senior Systems Engineers test and analyze elements of data center facilities, including power, software, security features, interoperability, and communications, and is responsible for the overall integration of enterprise systems. Senior Systems Engineers are also responsible for planning, modeling, simulation, design, installation, maintenance, management and coordination of systems solutions. Senior Systems Engineers monitor and control the performance and status of systems resources by using software and hardware tools, as well as by identifying and diagnosing complex problems and factors affecting system performance. Senior Systems Engineers keeps technical skills updated and studies vendor products to determine those which best meet the Government’s needs. This position provides guidance and direction for junior systems support administrators and engineers.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  •  Engineer and lead enterprise systems solutions spanning multiple data center vendor products.
  •  Collaborate with vendors, the Government, carriers, and technical staff on systems implementation, optimization and ongoing management.
  •  Providing high-level support and technical expertise in Directory Services technology, including DNS, GPO, ADFS, DFS, Domains and Trust, Sites and Services and Role Based Access Control
  • Engineer and lead the enterprise virtual infrastructure and system software components.
  • Providing high-level support and technical expertise in systems technology, including servers, applications, virtual and physical environments, and solutions integrations
  • Lead technical teams that integrating new technology into the existing operational environment.
  • Establish and document baselines to measure service performance and capability across a global enterprise.
  • Advise senior government staff on industry best practices and provide policy recommendations to implement those practices. 


  • Minimum of a HS Diploma with 12+ years of experience, BS with 8 years of experience, MS 6 years of experience, PhD 3 years of experience. Significant relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • DoD Top Secret Clearnce or higher clearance is required.
  • At least 8 years of related experience in support of a DoD enterprise level IT program
  • Ability to focus on engineering from a performance optimization perspective.
  • Expertise in a systems or application programming language or scripting (e.g., Java, C++, PowerShell, VB, VBS)
  • Expertise with server virtualization on an enterprise scale (e.g., HyperV, VMWare, etc.)
  • Expertise with server maintenance and optimization, as well as backup and recovery
  • Expertise with Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, MECM.
  • Expertise with enterprise level storage platforms and interfaces
  • Knowledge of data structures and relational database systems relevant to candidates work area (e.g., Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, PostGres)
  • Working knowledge of network and information exchange technologies (e.g., TCP/IP, RESTful, SOAP, HTTP)
  • Expertise with system engineering processes and techniques
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Strong technical writing skills

DoD 8570.01-M IAT II required AND one of the following certifications are preferred.

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
  • Red Hat Certified Systems Engineer
  • LPIC-1
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  • Microsoft Certified Expert
  • Nutanix Certified Advanced Professional
  • AWS Solutions Architect Professional
  • Oracle Certified Professional
  • SUSE Certified Engineer
  • 10 years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in computer systems and solutions, including 2 years of specialized experience related to the candidate’s assigned task.

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


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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