Vencore DNS / Linux Systems Administrator in Auburn Hills, Michigan


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta has a need for a DNS / Linux Systems Administrator in Boise, Id.

This position will handle a variety of responsibilities including: configuring, monitoring and maintaining ISC BIND for Domain Name Services in a dynamic, virtualized RedHat Linux environment.

A successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of DNS, DNSSEC, zone delegation, ISC BIND 9.x and RHEL.

The candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Should be comfortable working in a team environment and willing to work flexible hours.

On-call and after hours Under broad direction, acts as a technical or project lead.

Provides leadership towards the design, development and implementation of solutions to meet the client’s needs.

Applies strong business skills and methodologies to interpret information and deliver solutions to the client.

Exhibits a deep understanding of Domain Name Services and the ISC BIND implementation of the services, including security, scalability and high availability.


  • Operations and maintenance of existing DNS infrastructure.

  • Experienced in large scale Production Support Server Environments, including:

o Handling Data Center Operations with Business & Mission Critical applications o Handling escalated incidents or high critical tickets

o Predicting Risk/Impact and Participating in Major Changes

o Reporting, Performance and Capacity Planning

  • Able to work with Venders and Developers to implement application requirements

  • Technical Transition & Documentation skills.



  • Education: Minimum bachelor’s degree in Information Systems/Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

  • Has sufficient depth and breadth of technical knowledge to be individually responsible for the design and scope of deliverables within a field of expertise.

  • Work closely with project team members to understand program office requirements, review design documents, and provide release support and architecture planning.

  • Must be able to create own solution architecture and target configurations and diagnose potential issues.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Must be able to communicate effectively with core project team members, team leads and client director-level resources.

  • Experience with initiatives for addressing redundancy in legacy applications.

  • Experience with Tripwire Enterprise, Tripwire Connect, Symantec Protection Engine (SPE), and WebTrends

  • Experience in Agile based development environment using DevOps is a plus.

  • Experience with DevOps and automation Tools (Git, Jenkins, Ansible, Maven, Ant, Nexus, Chef, and Puppet) a preferred.

  • F5 configuration experience is a plus.

  • RHCSA or better is preferred.

  • MS Active Directory knowledge is a plus.

Job: Services

Primary Location: United States-Michigan-Auburn Hills

Other Locations: United States-Texas-El Paso, United States-Virginia-Clarksville, United States-Alabama-Montgomery, United States-Idaho-Boise

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day Job

Travel No

EEO Tagline Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Req ID: 1682831