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Systems Administrator/Information Systems Security Officer

Red Bank, NJ 07701
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Perspecta Labs

Perspecta Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Perspecta that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.


Perspecta Labs has an immediate full time position for information technology professional to assume a combination of system administrator and Information System Security Officer (ISSO) duties. We are looking for a motivated, independent, self-starter to join a team of system and network administrators supporting this dynamic organization that delivers world class applied research and engineering solutions to government agencies, telecom carriers, utilities and commercial enterprises. The candidate is responsible for administering classified and unclassified information technology infrastructure running a mix of Linux and Microsoft Windows operation systems. This position requires U.S. citizenship, active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance and on-site work in the Red Bank, New Jersey location.


Required experience 5-7 years with BS or 3-5 years with MS or 0-2 years with PhD

The candidate must have these qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Security, or Information Technology or equivalent applied experience
  • At least 3 years working and extensive experience administering Windows and Linux/Unix PCs and servers
  • Must have 2+ years of hands-on experience provisioning new systems and conducting vulnerability assessment and analysis using STIG, SCAP, ACAS/NESSUS
  • Have 2+ years of working experience developing, documenting and implementing system security configurations per DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) process
  • Have Linux script and/or PowerShell scripting experience and demonstrate the ability to create scripts to automate audit tasks
  • Solid understanding of networking protocols and concepts, such as DNS, DHCP, SSL, VPN, and TCP/IP
  • Basic network administration expertise for maintaining - wiring, changing configurations, adding/changing wiring and connections to ports on switches, debugging, enable or disable switch ports, configure VLAN/VXLAN ports and IP routes
  • Experience in computer hardware maintenance, troubleshooting and repair (desktop and server) examples include replace hard disk or solid state disk, upgrade memory, correctly identifying compatible hardware parts
  • Possess a current DoD 8570.01 compliant certification for IAT Level II, e.g. Security+ with Continuing Education or the ability to obtain either within 6 months of employment
  • U. S. Citizenship with an active secret clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain TS security clearance

Highly Desirable skills:

  • DoD Top Secret clearance
  • Substantial experience conducting security audits of information systems
  • Working experience in virtualization technology and networked storage devices
  • Current Certified Information System security Professional (CISSP) certification

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 - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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: 2020-10-26 Expires: 2020-11-25

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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