Systems Administrator- Jr

Technical Support / Help Desk
Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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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.


Are you ready to join our exciting program that supports unclassified and classified software development and integration services. Some of the work we do is: brand new Big Data, data analysis, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and advanced analytics, while other work will be refining and improving legacy development, as well as providing operations and maintenance.

Systems Administrator:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: monitor system health, troubleshoot system problems, maintain storage systems. Help ensure system security requirements are satisfied, assist with patch/upgrades, and enable/disable user accounts.


Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, 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.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of relevant experience OR a Master’s degree and 0 years of relevant experience; an additional 4 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement
  • Experience assisting users in accessing secure networks
  • Experience troubleshooting customer issues
  • Position is 100% on site
  • TS/SCI with the ability to obtain a Poly
  • Ability to obtain Security+CE certification (must obtain before starting)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on Linux-based hardware platforms
  • Technical experience and knowledge of distributed storage networks, routing and application messaging frameworks.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of analytical needs and requirements, query syntax, data flows, and traffic manipulation.
  • Experience with Splunk Dashboards
  • Experience with Certification & Accreditation processes
  • Experience managing and monitoring large clusters (>400 nodes) and applications both containerized and non-containerized.

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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