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Peraton Corporation Senior Systems Engineer in Reston, Virginia

A Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining a wide variety of Linux based machines and services. The support of these machines and services will require knowledge of not only systems, but an understanding of networking technologies and concepts.

What you’ll do…

  • Design, deploy and maintain a wide variety of Linux based systems and services.

You’d be a great fit if meet the following…

  • B.S. in related technical field and 7 years of experience or 10+ years of experience without a degree.

  • M.S in related technical field can be substituted for 3 years of experience

  • In-depth Linux and open source software experience

  • Very strong troubleshooting skills

  • Experience working in a production environment

  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP protocols and networking

  • Linux routing and common tools (ip route, quagga, etc)

  • Experience with firewalls such as iptables and PF

  • Experience with packet capture and analysis

  • Tunnel Technologies (SVTI/GRE/L2TP/etc)

  • Strong communication skills

  • Excellent teamwork

  • You are able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.

It would be even better if you…

  • Have experience with VPN (IPSec/SSL)

  • Are able to configure Open Source Software such as

  • Nginx/Apache

  • bind

  • dnsmasq

  • postfix/dovecot/sendmail/etc

  • VoIP (Freeswitch/Asterisk)

  • Have experience with DevOps tools (ansible, puppet, Foreman, etc)

  • Have experience with Visualization technologies (Vmware, docker, LXD, etc)

Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers – with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you’ll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life.

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.

Requisition ID: 2019-7358

External Company URL: https://www.peraton.com/

Clearance Status: Ability to Obtain