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AIX/Unix Administrator

Springfield, VA 22150
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds 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 cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.


Required Skills:
  • 3 to 10 years of experience and a B.S. degree. Bachelor of Science (BS) can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience
  • 3+ years experience providing operations and maintenance support, including experience identifying/resolving performance issues in a UNIX environment (Linux, Ubuntu, and/or AIX)
  • 3+ years experience with shell scripting (PowerShell, Batch, Perl, etc.)
  • 5+ years experience supporting infrastructure design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS and other platform specifications
  • 4+years experience providing quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing software products
  • 3+ years experience with monitoring and automation tools such as Tivoli Monitoring, NetCool Omnibus and Ansible Tower

Preferred Skills:
  • IBM Certified System Administrator AIX

Clearance Requirements:
    • US Citizenship
    • Preferred Active CBP, DHS or DoD clearance
    • Full BI Required Prior to Start

***This opportunity will consider telework candidates local to the DC Metro area***


The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of experience with AIX/Unix/Linux administration, demonstrating comprehensive knowledge of key tasks on a large high visibility IT program. Candidate will be responsible for configuration, monitoring and maintenance of AIX OS systems in a virtual environment. Duties include: Plan, install, test and implement upgrades and patches to AIX OS; Provide tier 2 and 3 support for escalations from the Help Desk; Demonstrate knowledge and experience troubleshooting Linux and Unix based systems; Participate in on-call rotations to provide 24x7x365 infrastructure operations support; Support infrequent after-hours and weekend escalations as needed (aside from on-call rotation); Optimize system operations and resource utilization as well as perform system capacity analysis and planning; Utilize tools and processes, including but not limited to software distribution, backups, performance measurement, tuning, license and asset management to allow automated, as well as remote systems management of the server environment; Provide support to resolve incident, problem, or service requests that require subject matter expertise and cannot be resolved by the Enterprise Operations Center (EOC). Task personnel shall provide final problem resolution; Work with EOC to implement automated preventative measures, proactive monitoring and system self-healing capabilities to limit outages/performance issues which impact service levels; Contribute to Root Cause Analysis efforts when applicable.

Seeking a candidate with excellent leadership and communication skills who can successfully collaborate with internal and external team members, as well as the customer, in resolving problems.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-11

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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