Linux Cyber Administrator

Colorado Springs, CO, United States


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 and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly...

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We are hiring a Linux Cyber Administrator for Peterson AFB, in Colorado Springs, CO. 


What you'll do:

  • Installation, monitoring, testing, troubleshooting, and administration of the ACAS/Nessus Vulnerability Scanner applications within a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment.
  • Install, configure, and maintain Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating systems and first party patches.
  • Troubleshoot Tenable Security Center on an Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system level with little to no oversight.
  • Complete PKI certificate installation and maintenance in according to DoD standards.
  • Coordination and processing of DD 254 creation and updates
  • Account request process management, tracking, notifications, and process documentation
  • Personnel departure management process management and documentation to include out-processing requirements and token management
  • Security process continual improvement collaboration, documentation, review, and management
  • Review of system vulnerability and STIG reports for compliance management
  • Corporate security liaison for process integration and compliance
  • Security process tracking, documentation, and periodic recurring report management
  • Risk Management Framework required documentation support
  • eMASS package support to include Plan of Action and Milestones management
  • Other security department and leadership task and project support


Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD. 12 years of Military/applicable experience in lieu of education permissible.


What you'll need:

  • Experience with virtualized environments (VMware, vSphere, ESXi)
  • Experience Linux-based (RHEL) operating systems support with experience in mid-to-large enterprise data center environments, familiarity with network patching/update management.
  • Preferred but not required: Linux + 
  • Experience with DoD STIGS, IA Tools (Host Based Security System), and Risk Management Framework
  • Experience with security process management and documentation
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with task coordination and management

Preferred but not required:

  • BS Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Security or solid IA background

Required Qualifications:

  • Active DOD 8570, IAT Level II Security+ certification or equivalent
  • Active DoD SECRET security clearance or higher


Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
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Tags: ACAS Clearance Compliance Computer Science DoD DoDD 8570 eMASS Linux Monitoring Nessus PhD PKI POA&M Red Hat Risk management RMF Security Clearance STIGs VMware

Region: North America
Country: United States
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