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System Administrator

Business Group Highlights

Civilian, State and Local

Perspecta’s Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.  


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta's talented and robust workforce 14,000 strong stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.

Perspecta has an immediate/upcoming need for a System Administrator in Washington, DC.

Perspecta is currently conducting interviews to make contingent offers for an exciting potential new customer, the Department of Labor (DOL). Candidates with a current Public Trust clearance, and all other qualified personnel are encouraged to apply for immediate consideration. The customer states that employees working under this task order shall be United States Citizens or legal permanent residents (i.e.: "Green Card Holders").

Under general direction, designs, constructs, tests, implements, and optimizes portions of basic infrastructure systems that enable and support business and engineering/manufacturing functions. Researches technical environment and infrastructure needs. Defines scope, plans, and deliverables for assigned basic projects. Collects detailed user and technical requirements. Works with others to analyze collected requirements, translate into infrastructure solutions, and to ensure that identified solutions meet customer needs and expectations. Learning to design, construct, test, and implement basic integrated network, hardware and software solutions, distributed computing solutions, and physical and logical communications networks for the customer and Perspecta. Monitors performance to identify and help resolve system infrastructure problems. Investigates and resolves problems on selected software products and standard systems. Learning to apply appropriate tools to analyze, identify, and resolve technical problems. Participates in standard infrastructure solution implementations, upgrades, enhancements, and conversions. Maintains security, integrity, and business continuity controls and documents. Gaining knowledge on emerging tools, techniques, and technologies.


Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or a related field is a plus with 2 years experience OR Associate's Degree with 4 years experience OR 6 years minimum experience.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Experience monitoring, administrating, and maintaining servers throughout an Enterprise Environment.

  • Experience working, assisting and effectively managing servers to provide 99.9% uptime and availability and ensure servers perform optimally.

  • Experience with full operations and maintenance responsibilities for all servers (Windows, UNIX, Linux, VMWare, etc.) including AD domain controllers, email and web servers, file and print servers, tool servers, BigIP load balancers, application and database servers (including ColdFusion app server), USGCB/NIST compliance, and scripting responsibilities.

  • Experience configuring and administrating servers and server components.

  • Experience managing backup and recovery for servers.

  • Help maintain continuity of operations.

  • Experience planning, testing and applying operating system.

  • Able to create, install and test baseline server images and additional server software requirements

    Assist with maintaining and monitoring baseline server configurations, and documenting and reporting deviations.

  • Assist with monitoring real-time performance and resource usage over time to identify opportunities/need for changes.

  • Experience helping troubleshoot and resolve hardware problems.

  • Experience designing, implementing, integrating, and managing enterprise Active Directory (AD) infrastructure.

  • Assist with administration and management of AD accounts/objects.

  • Assist with providing 24x7x365 monitoring, maintenance and restoration support, as required.

  • Provide server management technical support (Tier 2/3/4).

  • Support activities as needed on a 24x7x365 basis.

  • An Active Public Trust or the ability to obtain a clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Windows, Unix, Linux and VMWare preferred
  • Network+ certification a plus
  • A+ certification a plus
  • Security+ a plus
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) a plus
  • Red Hat: RHCSA and RHCE a plus
  • Linux Professional Institute (LPI): LPIC System Administrator a plus
  • CompTIA Server+ a plus
  • VMware Certified Professional
  • Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV) a plus
  • ITIL v3 Foundational Level certification a plus
  • Experience working with Government agencies a plus
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 sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s 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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Security Clearance:
Public Trust
D.C., Washington
United States
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