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Systems Configuration Administrator

Company: Peraton
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Peraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.Peraton is searching for a full time Systems Administrator to join our team as we maintain and support the next generation of applications for the Tomahawk Cruise Missile program.
This is an onsite opportunity in Santa Clara, VA.Must be U.S. Citizen and must have or be able to obtain DoD SECRET clearance
The Systems Administrator will be responsible for managing the operating environment that consists of Microsoft Windows and Red Hat Linux. He or she will help manage the classified lab by ensuring the software installations are completed correctly and all builds are functional. This is an outstanding opportunity for a tech-minded person who is passionate about using leading edge tools for the team to reliably deliver our products to our customers.
Essential Duties and Areas of Responsibility

  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization (Microsoft and Red Hat)
  • Ensuring that our software environments are running the latest versions/builds of our third-party integrators/co-developers
  • Install and upgrade computer hardware components and software
  • Provide documentation and technical specifications to management and IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of developer and tester environments
  • Lead support efforts, making sure all server/desktop applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions
  • Help plan for future needs both software and hardware
    The ideal candidate has the following qualifications

    • BS 0-2 Years or HS 6-8
    • Must have or be able to obtain DoD SECRET clearance
    • Working knowledge of virtualization, Hyper-V, RHEV, VMWare, or equivalent
    • Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols
    • Experience with scripting, automation tools (Ansible etc.)
    • Strong knowledge of implementing and effectively developing IT operations best practices
    • Ability to work with various IT stakeholders: SW Development, Operations, Corporate ITDesired
      • System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network related fields are a plusColorado Salary Minimum: $39,900
        Colorado Salary Maximum: $97,000

        The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

Keywords: Peraton, Santa Clara , Systems Configuration Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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