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Perspecta Boundary Systems Administrator in Columbia, South Carolina

Business Group Highlights


The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


  • The Boundary Systems Administrator is responsible for operating and managing the enterprise boundary management server and ensures functionality with duplicate configuration at Continuity of Operations (COOP) locations.

  • Oversees the system operation of a multi-user computer network, including coordination with network engineers.

  • Analyzes firewall reports, firewall logs, and other metrics and identify sub-standard network performance, and engineer and implement solutions to counter the identified anomalies.

  • Monitors and manages system resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, and response times to maintain operating efficiency.

  • Provides ongoing network technical support to addresses availability issues and overcomes network performance problems and issues.

  • Advises on hardware requirements, configurations, and limitations.

  • Operates security devices remotely and locally to perform systems security administration functions, including creating custom UNIX scripts to meet task specific requirements. Research, document, and track to resolution all outages, trouble calls, and network intrusions.

  • Utilize firewall toolsets to accurately analyze and report on the overall health of local and deployed firewalls.

  • Recommend appropriate changes/resolutions in response to the trends analysis.Performs enterprise level firewall fault isolation and resolution to include troubleshooting ACLs and Proxies affecting other network traffic; and troubleshoot firewall issues on Open BSD Operating System, including permissions and type-enforcement.

  • Configures and maintains DNS and BIND domain name services and manage the full range of the firewall features at an Enterprise level.

  • Provides On-the-job training to local help desk personnel and engineers on firewall components and solutions.

  • Implements proper backup procedures, walk remote users through backup and restoration actions, and accomplish the same locally.

  • Provides general networking, LAN/WAN enterprise, CONUS and OCONUS deployment/TDY travel, functional training, and meetings/briefings to support AFCENT NOSC operations.


  • B.S. in related field, and 5 or more years’ relevant IT experience (preferred); OR 7 or more years’ relevant IT experience.

  • Firewall, Unix, ACAS, and HBSS experience

  • Security+ or CCNA-Sec

  • MCSA, CCENT, Firewall, Unix, ACAS, HBSS, and ITIL Foundation


Sumpter, SC / Shaw AFB

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 sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s 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 an AA/EEO at Employer - 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 contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).