Senior Cyber Systems Engineer/Systems Administrator

  • Peraton,
  • Chantilly, VA
  • 2 weeks ago
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Peraton
IT, Systems, Engineer, Linux, Windows, Security, System
Full Time

Job Description

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds 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 cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Responsibilities

The Senior Cyber Systems Administrator/Engineer willsupport across multiple IT systems, which require timely patch management, updates, and accreditation and authorization - whether for the first time or renewals. Provides feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle.Ensures products and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for keeping systems in line with security plans and recommending revisions to the plan, maintaining accounts and permissions, reviewing audit logs, addressing user concerns about system usability, general maintenance of existing systems. Able to build systems: install operating systems, patch, configure, and interface with other mission-partner organizations.
  • Experience installing & maintaining Linux Red Hat (CentOS) servers and workstations
  • Experience installing & maintaining Windows servers and workstations per project requirements and NIST/Industrial Baseline Configuration guidelines.
  • Understanding of data and communications networking
  • Strong oral communication skills and patience
  • Able to analyze audit logs and application logs
  • Closely collaborate with ISSM Staff and other Cyber Security personnel to manage ongoing issues and accreditations
  • Will handle software management, laptop compliance, patch management, and continuous monitoring/scanning
  • Able to analyze scanning results for evidence of security vulnerabilities or threats
  • Perform Nessus network scans and compliance checks for system security configuration guidelines or best practice


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Qualifications

Required:
  • Active TS/SCI w/Polygraph
  • Previous experience with the Intelligence Community.
  • Experience providing cyber support across the group.
  • Working knowledge of digital communications and related IT communications technologies.
  • Direct project management experience with patch management, continuous monitoring, and vulnerability scanning/remediation activities this includes devising or implementing a continuous monitoring plan across multiple security domains and familiarity with tools used in compliance and vulnerability assessments.
  • Good time management skills; ability to support multiple projects; ability to multi task and manage.
  • Must be a team player and possess a strong ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team as well as work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly ramp up to support customers needs, clearly communicate (orally and written) ideas, take initiative to provide creative solutions to challenges and/or systemic problems.
  • Proactive and forward-leaning.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with cloud environments and designing systems to work the cloud
  • System Administrator Security Course (SASC)
  • Data Transfer Officer (DTO)
  • Experience with the tools used to maintain security compliance records and status (e.g., Splunk, XACTA)
  • AWS experience.
  • Splunk Certified Administrator.


Company Information

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.

Dice Id : 91005870
Position Id : 2021-108149
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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