Network Engineer Technical Specialist

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Peraton is seeking a Network Engineer to join our team in the Annapolis Junction, MD area. This is a full time onsite opportunity and in this role you will:

  • Design and plan network communications systems
  • Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture
  • Conducts cost/benefit analysis and provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements
  • Conducts testing of network design
  • Responsible for monitoring network hardware operations to ensure properly set configuration options
  • Plans implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the network
  • Advises network users of hardware requirements, configurations, and limitations
  • Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc
  • Evaluates and reports on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network
  • May be assigned responsibility for the management of the systems administration function, including associated staff.
  • Perform as a consultant in highly specialized, leading edge information technologies and methodologies.
  • Provide highly technical and specialized guidance concerning automated solutions to complex information processing problems.
  • Manages the project work as defined by the government. Lead medium to large complex projects and major phases of very large projects.
  • Provides highly technical and specialized guidance and solutions to complex IT problems; performs elaborate analyses and studies.


  • Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.
  • Must have experience with Ciena products and an understanding of SONET/SDH.
    Must have Security+, CASP, or CISSP.
  • Able to design, test and implement Global telecommunications architecture using various transport networks.
    Strong working knowledge of TDM and DWDM networking and test equipment
  • Active TS/SCI with Poly clearance




• Experience with Cisco, and Juniper products, ATM, Linux, scripting, and VMware is a plus.
• Experience with optical equipment from Ciena, Cisco, Infinera, Nokia
• Experience with major service providers ATT, Nextel, Verizon
• Experience with SONET, OTN, Long Haul and Ultra Long Haul
• Advanced product certifications e.g., CCNA, CCNP, CCIE.



Peraton Overview

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 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 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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