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Junior Systems Engineer
Peraton Herndon, VA

Junior Systems Engineer

Herndon, VA
Expired: December 01, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $66,000 to $106,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time

As one of the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT providers, 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.

Peraton's National Programs Business Intelligence Systems & Applications Operating Unit has a need for an experienced Systems Engineer to support its SITE III BES contract charged with the orchestration, sustainment, and evolution of a portfolio of applications that focus on the business functions (Acquisition, Training, Security, Human Resources) which facilitate critical administrative services across the Defense Intelligence Agency's entire global workforce. The SITE III BES contract is designed to establish and ensure a multi-discipline approach to requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across the supported agency directorates and branches. Our support team applies best practices in architecture design, data science, cloud services, DevSecOps and platform integration to develop, sustain and continually evolve the enterprise business systems environment, systems integration and back-end business process workflows.

Peraton is seeking a Systems Engineer II candidate to support an Intelligence Community customer in the Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area. The candidate will be a part of the Sustainment team supporting a portfolio of applications across multi-networks. Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Install, configure, test, and maintain operating systems, application software, and system management tools.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems availability.
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks and work with developers to implement those fixes.
  • Trouble-shoot, monitor, and resolve system issues as required to maintain operations
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies.
  • Build, maintain, and deploy client and server systems.
  • Work with an Information Assurance team to ensure compliance with Authorizations to Operate (ATOs)


2 years with BS/BA; 0 years with MS/MA; 6 years with no degree

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field of study with 2+ years of relevant experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with systems administration
  • Active TS/SCI clearance adjudication, and ability to pass a CI poly
  • Must hold active CompTIAs 8570 Approved Certification
  • Experience working with an internal certificate server

Desired Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows 2016 or higher
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server 2016 or higher
  • KnowledgeWindows and VMWare Experience
  • Capable of deploying and integrating new applications as well as learning new applications that run on various operating systems for testing and deployment
  • Experience with performance tuning/troubleshooting, identifying/resolving contention in CPU, memory, networking, disk I/O, etc.
  • Ability to work well with a limited supervision
  • Ability to anticipate problems & take decisive action
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, including professional and respectful telephone etiquette
  • Must be decisive, conscientious, and interact well in a team environment
  • Have a strong desire to learn and be able to follow policies and procedures

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.



Herndon, VA
20171-4671 USA



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