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Systems Administrator III

Fort Meade, MD 20755
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Conduct cybersecurity analysis and support of Army Cyber Command for the Joint Mission Operations Center (JMOC) at Fort Meade, Maryland.

Support tasks include:

  • Server hardware configuration and functionality
  • Manage KVM-based private cloud virtual infrastructure. KVM based virtualization deployment/management, from the terminal as well as using Web-based GUI frontends like OpenNebula, Proxmox, etc.)
  • General Linux system administration, including automation and backup solutions. Linux server and desktop system administration (RedHat, Debian, and their related derivatives)
  • Execute tier III troubleshooting procedures: investigate logs, analyze configuration files, filter and isolate Elasticsearch data
  • BASH scripting
  • Firewall (pfSense) installation, configuration, and management
  • Troubleshooting virtualized infrastructure in a cloud-based environment
  • Issue tracking using Redmine
  • Knowledge Management using Atlassian Confluence
  • Automation using Ansible
  • DevOps repository management using Gitlab

General tasks include: Installs, supports, maintains and monitors infrastructure for reliability and uptime. Architects, designs, implements and maintains complex data backup recovery systems. In collaboration with other architecture and engineering teams(systems engineering, database administration, network operations and applications development), analyze and design enterprise storage systems used for customer data management, high transaction database processing and storage. Working with others, analyze and translate business requirements into a solution design for new installations or upgrades to existing platforms. Manages and provides operational support of data availability and retention systems.


Requires experience maintaining and supporting computer, monitoring and managing system resources, and performing security administration functions such as user profile and account access management.

Requires skills in maintaining system documentation, optimizing system performance, and installing software.

Edu/Exp: HS 16+ Years, BA/BA 10+ Years, or MA/MS 8+ Years

Requires DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification

Requires familiarity with Linux server, RedHat and/or Debian, Redmine (issue tracking), and Ansible

Requires TS/SCI with CI Polygraph

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta 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).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-04-13 Expires: 2021-05-13

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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