Senior Systems Administrator

Perspecta   •  

Chantilly, VA

Industry: Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 38 days ago


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


Perspecta is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to join a high-performing, multi-disciplinary enterprise data analysis and knowledge management team directly supporting the Nation’s most sensitive and critical intelligence activities. This is not a typical system administrator position. The successful candidate will have recent experience in a similar position requiring the ability to respond quickly to mission requirements for establishing, managing, and facilitating access to multiple, highly sensitive, programs and databases. Primary responsibilities require deep insight into and experience with administering customer-specific networks and servers. This position requires a proactive, dynamic, highly personable senior systems administrator with deep knowledge of customer operational programs and the different securityprocesses/protocols applied to respective operational, enterprise, and internal R&D-type networks.

Senior Systems Administrator duties include:

  • Maintenance of the network and server, troubleshooting, and user support
  • Configuration management and integration of new programs and capabilities with different levels of user access and data sharing permissions within and across networks
  • Hardware and software installation support
  • Maintaining the functionality and the accreditation of the systems and ATO status per CIO and ISSM rules and regulations.



  • TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience performing similar duties with the same customer
  • Conceptual, quantitative, organizational, research, written and verbal communication, sound judgment, problem solving and independent working skills.
  • Interpersonal and teamwork skills to work with individuals and organizations, to include varying levels and types
  • Flexibility in assisting with ad hoc tasks and in adjusting as tasks are re-prioritized.