Network Engineer (NOC Day Shift)

Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-VA-Arlington
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


We are seeking a Network Engineer (day shift) to support a network providing monitoring and incident management services to our U.S. Navy Customer on site at the Washington Navy Yard, DC.  


Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active DoD Top Secret clearance.


What will you do: 

  • Create and resolve incident cases using BMC Remedy ITSM.
  • Working in a team environment and will be responsible for creating incident tickets, troubleshooting network related incidents, contacting site contacts for touch labor support, work with various circuit providers to repair circuits and coordinate efforts to resolve network outages.
  • Gain exposure to a variety of technologies including enterprise radio, microwave back-hauls and wireless access points.  
  • Monitor and maintain the Navy Public Safety Network by helping to troubleshoot, analyze, and maintain networks. 
  • Interfacing with customers and government representatives on network issues that are varied and range from simple to complex.
  •  Provide in-depth knowledge and technical expertise in the areas of design, installation, maintenance, and support of network infrastructure following established methodologies and processes.
  •  Perform extensive root cause analysis, problem determination, and support of technical issues related to MPLS, IPSec, basic router/switch/firewall configurations, and diverse routing protocols.
  •  Handle level 2 & 3 escalation issues through troubleshooting highly complex network infrastructure problems.
  •  Resolution is both reactive and proactive; typically requires significant research and analysis and working closely with the customer POC onsite in client location.  



  • BS 2-4 Years, MS 0-2 or HS+ 6 years experience
  • Must have an activeTop Secret Security Clearance.
  • This position requires individual to work Day Shift.
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with Juniper and Cisco network equipment
  • 2+ years working knowledge of Layer-3, VPNs, BGP, OSPF, firewall policy, VLAN management 
  • 2+ years of the following: Ethernet, Ethernet Switching, IP, IP assignment, and IP routing
  • Must be able to obtain a Comptia Security + certification per DOD 8570 policy compliance within 90 days after employment if you do not currently hold certification 

Desired Experience:

  • CCNA certification or other networking certification 
  • Have proficiency in Network Monitoring/Management Systems familiarity
  • Possess good analytical skills and experience with forward/reverse chaining troubleshooting techniques
  • Have experience with cable plant management for data and service provider connectivity
  • Are a reliable self-starter with the ability to follow instructions when needed and complete tasks in a timely fashion

Benefits:  At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best, beyond the work you do with us daily. We are fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans, to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

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.

Salary Range

Salary Minimum: $40,000
Salary Mid: $80,000
Salary Maximum: $100,000

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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