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Systems Administrator (Linux/Windows)

Company: Peraton
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Peraton is seeking a seasoned System Administrator to support our NOPS Operations and Launch Support (NOALS) program located on Schriever-Peterson Garrison. Be part of a cutting edge, mission focused team protecting our customer's systems from threats as well as making these systems run smoother in an ever changing and challenging environment. If you want to be challenged with your current skills and an opportunity to grow in a more challenging environment, this position is for you. Peraton's motto is "Do that Can't Be Done"!The candidate must possess demonstrated ability to configure and maintain Linux and Windows Systems.**Position is normally Mon - Fri; may require on-call, evening, and weekend support during system anomalies or mission requirements**The Systems Administrator will be responsible for the following but not limited to:

  • Perform configuration and operation of the following: DISA Automated Security Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) - Tenable Security Center/Nessus, Endpoint Security Solutions/Host Based Security System (ESS/HBSS), McAfee Endpoint tools, Splunk, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker, and Xacta.
  • Perform Server System Administration and troubleshooting analysis in some or all of the following platforms: Linux, Windows servers/clients, and Oracle/SQL Databases.
  • Develop and implement designs for operating systems/networks using industry platform hardening practices such as DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) implementation, and performing system scanning, analysis, remediation, mitigation, and reporting cybersecurity vulnerabilities discovered through use of ACAS or other compliance tools.
  • Documenting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and when needed, performing software patch installation, other fault remediation, antivirus updates, and Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) activities.
  • Perform trouble ticket practices and tracking processes.
  • Solid troubleshooting, log analysis, and problem-solving techniques.
  • Perform Vulnerability Assessments using VMware products, ESXi, vCenter, virtual machines, and clustering.
  • Perform Juniper network design and testing methodologies using Juniper routers, switches, and firewalls.
  • Diagnose, mitigate, troubleshoot issues, and contribute to an on-site team providing 24x7 support.
  • Clear and dispose of classified hardware in accordance with security policies and procedures.
  • Work independently from day to day.Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor's and 5+ years of experience; Master's and 3+ years of experience; PhD and 0 years of experience.
    • Must have an active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph.
    • Have a current Security+ or other DoD 8570 approved certifications.
    • Experience in Server System Administration and troubleshooting analysis in some or all of the following platforms: Linux, Windows servers/clients, and Oracle/SQL Databases.
    • General understanding of trouble ticket practices and tracking processes.
    • Experience developing and implementing designs for operating systems/networks using industry platform hardening practices such as DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) implementation, and performing system scanning, analysis, remediation, mitigation, and reporting cybersecurity vulnerabilities discovered through use of ACAS or other compliance tools.
    • Solid experience with troubleshooting, log analysis, and problem-solving techniques.
    • Experience with VMware products, ESXi, vCenter, virtual machines, and clustering.
    • Hands-on experience and knowledge of Juniper network design and testing methodologies using Juniper routers, switches, and firewalls.
    • Experience with diagnosing, mitigating, troubleshooting issues, and contribute to an on-site team providing 24x7 support.
    • Experience in clearing and disposing of classified hardware in accordance with security policies and procedures.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Visio, Project, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel Office Products. Desired Qualifications
      • Familiarity with the configuration and operation of the following: DISA Automated Security Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) - Tenable Security Center/Nessus, Endpoint Security Solutions/Host Based Security System (ESS/HBSS), McAfee Endpoint tools, Splunk, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker, and are comfortable with Xacta.
      • Strong foundation and working knowledge in the configuration and operation of the following: DISA Automated Security Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) - Tenable Security Center/Nessus, Endpoint Security Solutions/Host Based Security System (ESS/HBSS), McAfee Endpoint tools, Splunk, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker, and Xacta.
      • Experience as and with Linux/Unix System Administrator, scripting on Linux, UNIX, or Windows servers and Workstations, deploying Mission Unique Software (MUS) in computing virtualized environments, designing, implementing, and maintaining Active Directory and Group Policy for Windows 10 and Server 16, and integrating Linux Servers/Workstations, esigning, implementing, and maintaining system backups, designing, implementing, and maintaining NFS/CIFS file systems, hardening server and client systems using DoD STIGS, understanding in serial communication, COMSEC maintenance, using and/or maintaining Atlassian applications: Jira, BitBucket, Confluence, Bamboo, developing database solutions involving storage of structured and unstructured data, data ingestion via batch and streaming, and ETL processes.
      • Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining a Continuous Integration environment, Juniper network design and testing methodologies using Juniper routers, switches, and firewalls, and experience in protocol analyzers and sniffers capabilities (e.g., Wireshark), DoD authentication & encryption methods/capabilities (e.g., Taclane, TACACS+, RADIUS), and Network Management Systems (e.g., Solarwinds) or NAS/SAN technologies (e.g., NetApp).
      • Hands on experience with any of the following tools:
        • Confluence and Jira Administration
        • ACAS/ Nessus Repository
        • WSUS/YUM Repository
        • VMWare Horizon, vSphere, or vCenter
        • Microsoft Active Directory, OpenLDAP
        • Continuous Integration with Jenkins, SonarQube, or Bamboo
        • PostgreSQL SQL/Oracle DatabaseColorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act
          • The yearly compensation range for this role is: Minimum- $64,291.00 to Maximum- $125,569.00
          • The successful candidate will be offered a yearly compensation that aligns with their individual skills and experience as it directly relates to the position requirements.
          • In addition to the yearly salary, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to include: health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO)."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 22,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Peraton, Colorado Springs , Systems Administrator (Linux/Windows), IT / Software / Systems , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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