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 has an immediate need for a Systems Administrator (Senior) in .
Installs, maintains, and upgrades OSs and applications for Windows environments. Knowledge of Unix and Linux is a bonusManages file systems and configuration. Provides recommendations regarding system performance and capacity planning to include new technologies enhancing current methods and technologies.Understands/adheres to and implements overall security policies.Develops and implements policies and procedures regarding core infrastructure, including backup and restore procedures, load and performance monitoring, access permissions, hardware provisioning, hardware and software installation, configuration, and maintenance. Applies software release and conducts monthly system maintenance.Performs troubleshooting and problem resolution. Assists in disposition of assets.Performs all hardware, software, and firmware upgrades.Works with outside contractors, vendors, and support desks as needed for hardware and software support. Accomplishes security Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) patch actions as directed by the designated government Security Office.Monitors and audit system logs for system and network anomalies.Investigates, documents and reports/escalates security violations, attempts to gain unauthorized access, virus infections that may affect the network or other events affecting security.Analyzes engineered designs supporting new hardware, storage, firewalls, routers, networks and operating systems.Reviews and recommends the installation, modification or replacement of hardware or software components and any configuration change(s) that affects securityAssists in providing oversight and enforcement of security directives, orders, standards, plans and procedures at server sites
Education and Experience Required: Bachelors degree in relative IT discipline or meet experience requirements • 8 - 12 year’s relevant industry experienceKnowledge and Skills Required: Bachelors degree in relative IT discipline or meet experience requirements • 8 - 12 year’s relevant industry experience
Experience in Windows Systems Administration • Ability to interact with employees at all levels
Possess security certification (Security+, etc.) ** The candidate hired for this position must be a US Citizen with an active top secret security clearance with eligibility for SCI– or – must be capable of obtaining a TS/SCI clearance** Desired Skills: • Experience working with customer operating systems (Windows, Solaris, Linux, etc.)
Strong skills using and maintaining ADDS and managing group policy
Using and maintaining Windows Server Update Services • Using and maintaining System Center Operations Manager
Updating and maintaining SharePoint 2010 or later environments • Updating and maintaining Exchange 2010
Database management of Structured Query Language 2008 or later
VMware vSphere 5.5 or later
Experience in data backup and recovery
Experience with system applications monitoring and reporting, to include performance and planning.
Understanding of IT security architectures and third party integrations
Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, influencing skills and ability to work effectively with a team
Possess an industry certification in systems administration (Microsoft, Linux, etc.)