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Peraton Corporation Systems Administrator- Desktop Support in St. Louis, Missouri


This is an excellent opportunity to utilize your technical skills supporting the Information Technology Enterprise Managed Services (ITEMS) User Facing Services (UFS) mission at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). In this mission, we provide NGA with a bridge to the future, strengthening critical ISP services to mission users, harnessing the capacity of current and emerging Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise (IC ITE) services, and delivering the Power of GEOINT into the hands of users supporting critical time-sensitive functions. Our team operates and sustains User Facing Services for NGA, provides continuous improvement, implements special orders, and postures NGA to transition to future IC DTE service offerings.

The System Administrator (SA) is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling mission success.

We seek to build a team of system administrators who can perform multiple functions. We understand that people have specialties, but seek people open to cross training and willing to apply their skills in multiple arears.

Qualified individuals will have experience in one or more of the following areas:

• Desktop Image Management

• Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Support Services

• Home Directory and Profile Support Services

• Print, Fax and Scan Support Services

• Unified Communications Support Services

• E-mail Support Services

• Desktop Software Support Services

• Desktop Entity Support Services

• Domain Services

• Directory, Authentication and Account Mgmt- O&S - Expanded 12x5

• Domain Name Services

• Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

• Patch Management (Windows)



Operations and Support

• Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.

• Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.

• Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.

• Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary.

• Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.

• Provide Tier II & III/other support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues.

• Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies.

• Maintenance

• Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.

• Upgrade and configure system software that supports GIS infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs.

• Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.

• Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.

• Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.

• Create and maintain documentation to help train employees resolve day to day issues and knowledge transfer.

• Identify and execute process improvements and other enhancements that improve operational efficiency.


Required Qualifications:

  • Verifiable experience with Windows OS systems in an Enterprise Environment

  • DoD 8570 Certification

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

  • Meet the education and experience requirements listed below:

  • Education/Min Years Experience: HS/GED -- 6 years experience, Associates -- 4 years experience, Bachelors -- 2 years experience, Masters -- 0 years experience

Shift: Shifts are 8hour shifts, staggering between 6AM and 6PM

Security Clearance:

This position requires an active TS/SCI security clearance and maintenance of clearance thereafter.

About Peraton

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

EEO Statement

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.

Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (2/18/2021 11:00 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-10096

Category Information Technology

Clearance Status Active/Current

Security Clearance TS/SCI

Mission Area Intelligence