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Cyber Systems Administrator

Company: Peraton
Location: Herndon
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities:Ready to make an impact! Peraton has an exciting opportunity for a cleared Cyber Systems Administrator to join our dynamic multi-disciplinary team, developing a next generation satellite terminal on a mission critical Space and Intelligence Program.
The Cyber Systems Administrator will be responsible for the following but not limited to:

  • Manages the Information Technology (IT) infrastructure within an organization, including the physical compute infrastructure (e.g., servers, workstations) as well as server applications and software (e.g., MariaDB/MySQL).
  • Configures, installs, maintains, and upgrades server applications and hardware.
  • Evaluate, test, recommend, coordinate, monitor and maintains information systems (IS) and cyber security policies, procedures, and systems, including access management for hardware, firmware, and software.
  • Ensures that IS and cyber security plans, controls, processes, standards, policies, and procedures are aligned with IS standards and overall IS and cyber security.
  • Maintains overall system cybersecurity posture by continually identifying security risks and exposures, causes of security violations, and developing and implementing procedures to halt future incidents and improve security.
  • Develops techniques and procedures for conducting IS and cyber security risk assessments and compliance audits, the evaluation and testing of hardware, firmware, and software for possible impact on system security, and the investigation and resolution of security incidents such as intrusion, attacks, or leaks.Qualifications:Required Qualifications:
    • A current Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility and the ability to obtain a polygraph
    • Bachelor's Degree and two (2+) years of experience; Master's Degree and no years of experience; High School Diploma/GED and eight (8+) years of experience
    • A current Security+ or similar DoD 8570 IAT certification
    • Working knowledge of Red Hat Linux system administration and maintenance in an isolated environment and account administration.
    • Familiar with Network File System (NFS)
    • Familiar with Linux host firewall configuration
    • Familiar with patching and updating Red Hat Linux operating systems (RHEL 7.9, RHEL 8.x).Desired Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree and four (4+) years of experience; Master's Degree and two (2+) years of experience; High School Diploma/GED and 10+ years of experience
      • Working knowledge of NIST 800-53 security controls and Risk Management Framework process
      • Demonstrated experience using Ansible playbooks for system administration and maintenance
      • Demonstrated experience configuring, running and reviewing scans with Tenable Nessus / Security center
      • Demonstrated experience configuring HBSS
      • Demonstrated experience configuring Splunk and Splunk Universal Forwarder for the Red Hat Linux operating systemPeraton Overview: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 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.Range for Posting: Salary Minimum: $40,000 Salary Mid: $80,000 Salary Maximum: $100,000 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees. EEO Tagline (Text Only): An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Keywords: Peraton, Germantown , Cyber Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Herndon, Maryland

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