Watch/Network Administrator

Job Locations US-VA-Reston | US-DC-Washington
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


Peraton is seeking a NOC Tier 2 Watch/Network Administrator in support of a communication system for the Defense Intelligence Enterprise.  This exciting program provides Engineering and Operations for the continual design, transition, operations, and service improvement activities associated with the LAN, WAN, and Unified Communication services (Voice, Video, & Data) on multiple classified and unclassified networks.


Tier 2 support of the Network Operation Center provides enhanced customer support and attempts to resolve incidents that sent from Tier 1 support. At Tier 2, incident management usually functions alongside problem management as an analysis of incidents may indicate a larger problem.


Tier 2 responsibilities include:

  • Responding to incidents and Service Requests sent by Tier 1, and documenting additional information and solutions as needed
  • Supporting the 24x7 operations of the NOC
  • Providing Incident analysis and identification of potential problems
  • Performing root cause analyses
  • Performing technical refresh activities when required
  • Resolving Service Requests and entering solutions into the Solutions database
  • Using experience and knowledge to understand/implement potential workarounds
  • Supporting the configuration, deployment, and management of network monitoring systems used by the technicians to ensure availability and overall performance of system and network services.
  • Accessing network components to research errors, incidents, problems and to perform incident analysis and identify potential problems
  • As necessary, escalating Service Requests to Tier 3 or the appropriate organization required for incident resolution
  • Communicating changes in health and performance of all designated systems.
  • Supporting the generation of reports and briefings detailing network and Unified Communication operations, including incidents, performance, health, and other analytics.


BS 5-7 Years, MS 3-5, PhD 0-2


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with poly or ability to pass Polygraph examination
  • High School/GED + 9 Yrs, or Associates + 7 Yrs, or Bachelors + 5 Yrs, or Masters + 3 Yrs, or PhD + 0
  • Information Assurance Technical (IAT) II
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Experience utilizing trouble ticket systems like ServiceNow
  • Excellent customer service, writing and oral communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of LAN/WAN and Unified Communication (UC) technology, tools and services.
  • Demonstrated experience as a Network Administrator in a Network Operations center environment
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment

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.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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