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Peraton Corporation Systems Administrator - Tier 2 in Aurora, Colorado


Ready to make an impact? Peraton has an exciting opportunity to use your skills as a Systems Administrator to provide operational support to IT systems and applications across the enterprise. Support includes virtualization, compute, networking, data encryption, storage, and data center management software supported on multiple operating systems (Windows, UNIX, and Linux) environments.

You will be working alongside talented integrators, engineers and administrators in a high energy, mission focused environment. The work is performed in multiple locations across the United States.

Delivering Excellence in Value and Capability for several years, we drive mission-essential enterprise success to our U.S. Air Force customers through optimal support of systems administration and integration for an agency-unique processing and storage environment.


  • Perform Tier II software application maintenance and backups on mission systems running on a variety of operating systems including Linux and Windows.

  • VMWare administration to include configuration, maintenance, monitoring, and overall support of multiple VMWare environments.

  • Setup, install, and configure ESXi and blade servers.

  • Maintain and restore VM backups and snapshots.

  • Support system build, installation, integration, and deployment.

  • Analyze system capacity and performance to support problem resolution and system enhancements.

  • Perform routine and preventative system maintenance such as application loads, disk utilization, system loading, system monitoring, trend analysis, etc.

  • Detect, isolate, document, and resolve system outages or problems encountered during operations, including collecting diagnostic data, restoring system operation, developing workarounds, and other activities for system recovery.


Required qualifications:

  • You have a Bachelor's (or equivalent) and 4+ years of experience in various aspects of data center technology including: virtualization, compute, networking, data encryption, storage, and data center management software, running on multiple operating systems.

  • You have experience supporting backup activities across multiple operating system platforms, including various versions of UNIX, Linux, and Windows.

  • You have experience with VMWare and its tools.

  • You can maintain a diverse set of skills across multiple technical disciplines with recognized expertise in multiple disciplines.

  • You have strong awareness of technical trends in IT and their applicability to support customer requirements.

  • You can be an effective communicator (written and oral) across multiple organizations, both internally and externally.

  • You are IAT Level II (GSEC, Security+, SSCP, or CCNA-Security) certified

  • You possess a current/active TS/SCI with polygraph.

Desired qualifications:

  • Have experience with Network Attached Storage (NAS), Storage Area Network (SAN), and/or Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP).

  • Have experience with storage management products Hitachi Command Suite, SANtricity, NetApp OnCommand Manager, Hitachi Storage Analytics.

  • Are Redhat Linux certified.

  • Possess a VMWare Certified Professional (VCP) certification.

What you’ll get…

  • An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching

  • Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing

  • Paid maternity and paternity leave

  • Company-paid infertility treatments

  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities

  • The ability to influence major initiatives


This position requires the candidate to possess a current/active TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph.

About Peraton

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, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

EEO Statement

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.

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Job Locations US-VA-Sterling | US-CO-Aurora

Posted Date 2 months ago (2/2/2021 9:54 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-10327

Category Engineering

Clearance Status Active/Current

Security Clearance TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

Mission Area Intelligence, Cyber, Defense