Systems Administrator

  • Peraton,
  • Fort Irwin, CA
  • 7 hours ago
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Peraton
System, Network, Windows, IT, Systems, Linux, MCSE
Full Time

Job Description

Peraton is seeking a seasoned System Administrator to be part of a cutting edge, mission focused team supporting Deep Space exploration at the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex (GDSCC) in Fort Irwin, CA. You will be focused on support of information systems, keeping the network free from threats, participating in design, installation, configuration, as well as insuring the reliability and functionality of the system in an ever changing and challenging environment.

The Deep Space Network is NASA's international array of giant radio antennas that supports interplanetary spacecraft missions, plus a few that orbit Earth. The DSN also provides radar and radio astronomy observations that improve our understanding of the solar system and the larger universe. The antennas of the Deep Space Network are the indispensable link to explorers venturing beyond the moon. They provide the crucial connection for commanding our spacecraft and receiving their never before seen images and scientific information on Earth, propelling our understanding of the universe, our solar system and ultimately, our place within it.

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"!

Responsibilities
  • Implement and maintain software and hardware supporting the Deep Space Network administrative systems; Windows Active Directory and Domain Name System. Administer accounts, objects, groups, GPOs, Cisco VoIP environment, etc.
  • This includes networks, servers, routers, switches, firewalls, WIFI, remote access systems and infrastructure management systems
  • Upgrade and configure system firmware and software for various systems that are utilized to support the DSN per project or operational needs
  • Ensure compatibility and interoperability of information systems while complying with IT security requirements
  • Maintain current knowledge of the latest in technology and trends, and administration of current operating systems
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required including patch application, systems refresh and upgrade of administrative tools and utilities
  • Recommend innovative approaches for system administration tasks (e.g. Powershell, bash scripts)
  • Assist the IT Operations team with the growth and maintenance of customer facing (production) infrastructure
  • Be able to address after hours issues


Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science degree in a computer related discipline or Associate Degree in related field and 2+ years of direct experience as an IT Systems Administrator.
  • Fluent in Microsoft OS administration for Windows 8.1 / 10 and Server 2012 R2 / 2016 / 2019
  • Familiarity with using Linux/Unix operating systems (e.g. RedHat, Ubuntu)
  • Experience with implementing, configuring, and troubleshooting Windows servers and services, Active Directory, NAS shares, group policies, including provision storage and package, and deploying network-based applications
  • A solid understanding of operating systems; inter-process, devices and device drivers, file system concepts, ability to use performance analysis to tune systems
  • Ability to work independently and effectively to complete assignments and projects in a timely manner
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral, interpersonal, organizational skills, and problem-solving and ability to work with non-technical end users.

Desired Qualifications
  • Microsoft certifications (MCSA, MCITP, MCSE) are a strong plus.
  • Excellent understanding of storage, network, and hardware technologies
  • Excellent attention to detail and proven strong analytical/trouble shooting skills.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a trusted background check and pass a National Criminal Information Check (NCIC). In order to obtain a clearance, you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

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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.


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 : 2021-11454
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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