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Systems Administrator Technical Specialist

Reston, VA 20190
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Responsible for the day to day operations of several small LANs. The client environment is very dynamic and requires a breadth of IT knowledge rather than deep knowledge in a specific area. The candidate will take on and learn new technologies while balancing existing duties as required. The candidate will work independently to test and evaluate configurations and new tools. The candidate will work with engineering teams to specify and configure new hardware/software procurements and installations. The candidate is knowledgeable about many types of operating systems and technologies.

Typical job responsibilities include:

Provide security design guidance both to the customer and to developers. Provide security review of developer CDRLs as requested.

Maintain the enterprise ATD and ATO triage packages and document ATD and ATO decisions

Maintain a centralized role-based account management system for all development and operational users of the enterprise and maintaining a user authentication capability to control access.

Implement and monitor continuous real-time logging for all events arising from all connected components

Ensure that Nessus scanning software is available and maintain Nessus scanning schedules so that that sites are stimulated to perform scans on a regular basis. Assist sites and developers with performing scans and review their scans. Maintain an archive of scan results for trending and analysis purposes. Assist sites in building POA&Ms to correct deficiencies.

Research and manage software patches. Maintain an on-line repository of approved software patches and assist sites/developers with patching

Ensure that the enterprise has an active and effective virus scanning and anti-virus program

Provide technical guidance for the requirements, design, development and operations life cycle to ensure that systems meet ISSM encryption requirements



Bachelor's degree in Computer Science , Information Technology or related field preferred

Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD. Minimum of 5 years direct experience providing excellent customer service, technical support, and system administration functions within a distributed Microsoft Windows domain

Candidates must be U.S citizens and hold an active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

Related IT industry professional certifications, (ex. MCSA/MCSE, A+, HDI, IT IL) a plus

Qualifications, knowledge and direct experience in the following areas are required:

Substantial knowledge of Windows/Windows Server operating systems

Experience providing basic to mid-level server administration, maintenance, and user account management within MS Windows domains

Considerable experience building and deploying typical and virtual Windows desktops, workstation hardware, and installation of Wpical productivity softwae

Aptitude for diagnosing, troubleshooting and resolving common Windows related technical issues

Experience with many types of operating systems and technologies:

o Backup Exec

o Server 2016

o VMware (vCenter, ESXi)

o ePolicy Orchestrator

o Group Policy

o Cisco networking

o ICD security requirements

o Nessus

o ICD experience

Excellent customer service skills

Qualifications, knowledge and direct experience in the following areas are highly preferred:

Administering and troubleshooting zero/thin-client MS Windows desktop solutions (ex. VMware Horizon)

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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 just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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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 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-02-22 Expires: 2020-03-22

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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