Cybersecurity Infrastructure Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Silver Spring
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cloud and Infrastructure Services
Top Secret
Peraton Labs


Peraton Labs delivers innovative solutions and revolutionary new capabilities to solve the most difficult and complex challenges for government agencies, utilities, and commercial customers. With a distinguished heritage tracing back to Bell Labs, Bellcore, DHPC, and Telcordia, our experts pave the way.  Peraton Labs’ cybersecurity research protects mission-critical systems and national cyber infrastructure through a broad range of initiatives in computer network defense, secure-by-design techniques, cyber operations, and experimentation platforms.


  • Responsible for IT laboratory support, including design and building systems and services, writing scripts, testing, and deployment
  • Maintain multiple containerized frameworks
  • Maintain existing computing, network, laboratory infrastructure


Education/Experience Required:

BS 8-10, MS 6-8, PhD 3-5


Skills and Experience:

  • 8 years of experience in application prototype development and a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related discipline.
  • Software installation, configuration and configuration management
  • Engineer and implement virtualization, database, security, storage, and Docker systems
  • Proficient in scripting languages: shell and Python, Linux, VMware, Windows, Orchestration tools, networking protocols, Cisco IOS and large scale enterprise systems
  • Demonstrated experience with designing and constructing experimental systems, and debugging/validating the prototype
  • Able to perform initial analysis of data produced by test configuration
  • Self-directed, able to work effectively with minimal requirements and supervision
  • At least one technical certification in systems engineering (e.g., INCOSE), information security (e.g., CISSP), networking (e.g., CCNA), system administration (e.g., RHCE, MCSE), virtualization (e.g., VCP), information technology systems management (e.g., ITIL) or project management (e.g., PMP, Agile).
  • In lieu of a Bachelors' degree an additional four (4) years’ experience is required.

Clearance required:

Active Top Secret security clearance; TS/SCI is a plus. Will entertain strong candidates who are eligible and willing to obtain a Top Secret clearance.



United States citizenship is required


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

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

EEO Tagline (Text Only)

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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