SITEC - Subject Matter Expert (F5)

Job Locations US-FL-MacDill AFB
Requisition ID
Position Category
Other / Technical
Top Secret/SCI
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton requires Subject Matter Experts (SME) F5 to support the Special Operation Command Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) – 3.  Positions are located at the SOCOM Headquarters at MacDill, AFB FL, and at the TSOC and Component locations in the United States and abroad. 


The purpose of the Special Operations Forces Information Technology Enterprise Contract

(SITEC) 3 Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) Task Order (TO) is to provide

USSOCOM, its Component Commands, its Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs),

and its deployed forces with Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services to maintain Network

Operations (NetOps); maintain systems and network infrastructure; provide end user and

common device support; provide configuration, change, license, and asset management; conduct

training, and perform Install, Move, Add, Change (IMACs) services. The responsibilities and tasks associated with each requirement play a pivotal role to USSOCOM, the CIO/J6 organization, and ultimately the end-user who operate around the globe 24x7x365.

The Subject Matter Expert F5 will play an active role in the daily operations of the USSOCOM Information Environment and be instrumental in the overall performance and delivery of services by the Peraton SITEC Team.


Duties include but are not limited to:  

  • Plan, Prepare, Implement, and maintain Network Devices and configurations in Datacenter, LAN and WAN.
  • Execute any kind of Network Switch, Router or F5 migration, consolidation, or hardware refresh work.
  • Ability to perform impact analysis to carry out the required migration or consolidation work.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with service providers and/or third parties to fix and resolve issues.
  • Some positions may require shift work and/or an ability to work a non-standard work schedule to support the USSOCOM mission.


  • MacDill AFB, FL

*Positions are contingent on contract award.*

**Salary range is based on geographical location.**



Required qualifications:

  • BS 8-10, MS 6-8, PhD 3-5.  Bachelor’s degree is required. Significant relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • DoD TS/SCI clearance is required.
  • DoDD 01-M IAT II certification required.
  • Be recognized as an expert in their subject field/technology
  • 8-10 years of experience in a large enterprise network environment in the DoD space
  • Good Experience in LAN and Routing protocols eg: VLAN, VTP, STP, HSRP, OSPF and BGP.
  • Understanding of OSI models (L1-L4)
  • Excellent Network troubleshooting skills, tcpdump and packet capture analysis
  • Excellent understanding of Routing / Switching (Hands on experience is must)
  • Advanced knowledge of various networking Cisco switches, routers & F5 Load balancers.
  • Experience working on Cisco Nexus platform (Nexus 5k,7K,2k), VDC, VPC, Fabric path.
  • Experience working on Cisco ACI deployment and operations.
  • Experience in developing support documentation and technical diagrams of the enterprise network infrastructure.
  • Knowledge in F5 LTM and GTM technologies.
  • Should have experience in F5 Troubleshooting and implementations.
  • Excellent switching and routing knowledge and work exposure
  • Good understanding of Infoblox, DNS and DHCP services
  • Experience with BGP, Subnetting & Routing
  • Understating of ITIL processes [Incident, Change & Problem]
  • Understanding of monitoring tools [SolarWinds, Riverbed]
  • Ability to coordinate and collaborate with service providers and/or third parties to fix and resolve issue.
  • Good communication skill

Desired qualifications:

  • F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator (F5-CA)
  • F5 Certified Technology Specialist (F5-CTS)
  • F5 Certified Solution Expert (F5-CSE)

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

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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