14 hours

Network System Administrator

Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
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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.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in related field
  • At least Eight years experience in conducting support to a DoD or IC customer, Plus;
    1. Demonstrated experience conducting research in design, development, testing and utilization of electronic data processing software. Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solution
    2. Demonstrated experience conducting multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems
  • Demonstrated experience designing, developing and modifying software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcomes and consequences of design.
  1. Demonstrated experience in operations security support to mobile training teams
  2. Active certification as a DoD Information Assurance Technician (8570) Level 1, II or III.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experienced in Agile Software Development Lifecycle
  • Eight years experience in conducting analysis and open source research supporting DoD or IC customer with at least a portion of the experience within the last two years.
  • Ten or more years active duty military, civilian or contractor performance working in Network Support activities.
  • Active certification as a DoD Information Assurance Technician (8570) Level II or III.


The Network System Administrator is responsible for providing software support to ensure network is compliant and operational. Designs, installs, maintains and coordinates the use of network patches, STIGs and other necessary actions. Evaluates hardware, software and peripheral equipment for large, complex networks. Troubleshoots and resolves problems to ensure quality transmission service on the hardware and the overall network. Reports on overall network performance including frequent problems, underlying issues and plans to improve network availability, performance and problem resolution. Trains users, maintains, creates and deletes user accounts. Maintains and updates system security plans on all platforms. Implements and coordinates network policies, procedures and standards. Enforces network security procedures.

Specific Responsibilities include:
  • Performing protocol and input fuzzing in order to find vulnerabilities in external software.
  • Performing analysis of disassembled code when source code is unavailable.
  • Develops and debugs software applications; designs and develops compilers, assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.
  • Conducts penetration testing of internally created software.
  • Develops and modifies software solutions for operational compatibility.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-17 Expires: 2021-07-17

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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