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Systems Engineer III

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
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Perspecta Labs

Perspecta Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Perspecta that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.


Responsibilities

Job Description:

This full time position is to support the day-to-day operation for the R&D Laboratorys information Technology (IT) in Perspecta Labs. The candidate will be part of a small team of system and network engineers performing administrative and engineering functions for the buildup, maintenance, upgrade, and troubleshooting IT systems used for research and development. This position requires on-site work in both Basking Ridge and Red Bank, New Jersey locations.

Required Qualification:

  • Solid understanding of and hands-on experience with Linux operating systems - Prefer experience in CentOS and Ubuntu
  • Five years of Linux system administration working experience installing open source software, configuring software on Linux, managing user accounts and privileges
  • Basic network administration expertise for maintaining - wiring, changing configurations, adding/changing wiring and connections to ports on switches, debugging, enable or disable switch ports, configure VLAN/VXLAN ports and IP routes
  • Solid understanding of networking protocols and concept including DNS, DHCP, SSL, VPN, and TCP/IP
  • Experience in racking serves, perform hardware troubleshooting and maintenance including replacing hard disks or solid state disks in PCs and servers, upgrade memory, and correctly identifying compatible hardware parts
  • Above intermediate level skill with networking commands and utilities, such as arp, netstat, dhclient, dig, ethtool, iperf, iptables, ncat, nmap, nsloopup, route, snort, ssh, traceroute, wget, tcpdump, wireshark, etc.
  • Solid understanding of network virtualization
  • In-depth understanding of host virtualization, include working experience with some of the commonly used hypervisors including Hyper-V, VMWare, QEMU, and Citrix Xen, KVM, and VirtualBox
  • Experience in running Linux-based IP routers
  • Working experience in writing Linux scripts prefer experience in Python 2/3 scripting
  • Bash scripting, Bash scripting is required
  • Github/Gitlab configuration experience
  • U.S. citizen

Highly Desirable Skills:

  • Security onion software suite (snort, pfsense firewall, zeek, etc.) experience
  • Experience on open source or commercial IDS, IPS, SIEM
  • Experience with OpenFlow SDN switch or P4 SDN switch
  • Docker container
  • Kubernetes
  • NS3 simulator
  • C or Java programming skill
  • Web server maintenance

Qualifications

Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.


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 sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Categories

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-06-30 Expires: 2020-07-30

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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