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Sr. Principal Systems Administrator

Company: Peraton
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: NoRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance availableCLEARANCE TYPE: NoneTRAVEL: NoDescriptionPeraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.Roles and Responsibilities:Lead the efforts for continual process and quality improvement to deliver reliable end-to-end middleware, scheduling, web services, and host infrastructureProvide advanced expertise for the administration, configuration and support of applicationsExperience in managing enterprise web application and automation processes in a highly visibl e production environmentLead and execute the analysis of new and existing architectures, troubleshoot legacy and new platforms and services to set long term strategic direction, and ensure infrastructure meet reliability and functional expectations throughout the environment lifecycle using industry standards and best practicesWork with Enterprise Architects, Project Managers, Vendors and Developers to define and implement a new services and processes while maintaining existing platformsEnsure operational documentation and run-books are up to date, reviewed and reliableProvide emergency response as needed to correct system failuresManage system performance, tuning, monitoring, and activity of all systems related to daily operationsEnsure secure operation of applications and operating systems with patches and upgrades while maintaining applicable security compliance along with application and OS hardening.Perform daily health checks on al l aspects of supported systems to ensure fitness and reliabilityBasic Qualifications: To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Software Engineering or a related discipline from an accredited institution and 10 years of relevant experience or 14 years of related experience with a high school diploma or 12 years of related experience with an Associates degree will satisfy degree and work experience requirement.At least 5 years of Linux and Windows Server Operating Systems experienceAt least 5 years of LDAP, DNS, TLS, Load Balancers, and Firewalls experience Possess strong understanding of enterprise Networking including NAT, Router, VLAN, switches, wireless, and wired communicationsAt least 5 years of experience with any Enterprise scheduling software preferably with IBM Workload Automation (IWS)Knowledge of middleware with design and administration expe rienceExperience supporting Web applications and hosting platformsKnowledge of API integrations with third-party softwareExperience scripting to automate routine tasksSolid organizational abilities and aptitude to work independently and with a teamAbility to manage multiple assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced environmentAbility to train and mentor associatesMust be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card) holderPreferred Qualification: Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:Experience managing NetIQ Access Manager (NAM) and Citrix NetScaler in an enterprise environmentKnowledge of J2EE Application servers such as WebLogic, Websphere, Jboss, Apache, Tomcat, Adobe LiveCycle / AEMExperience administering API integrations with MOVEit, Sterling Connect:Direct, and TableauKnowledge of Metadirectories (i.e. Active Directory, eDirectory, and RACF) and I dentify ManagementExpertise with forward and reverse proxies and Security GatewaysStrong understanding of encryption, TLS, certificates, keystores and TruststoreStrong background in automating processes with command scripting languagesExperience administering software and services on Linux (SLES or RHEL) and Windows Server version 2008 and higherDemonstrate self-motivation and problem solving skills along with the ability to grasp new conceptsWe 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.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.

Keywords: Peraton, Baton Rouge , Sr. Principal Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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