Communications Engineer (Project Manager)

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Requisition ID
Position Category
Project and Program Management
Top Secret/SCI
Space & Intelligence


Peraton is seeking a motivated Communications Engineer (Project Manager) to join our team on-site in Washington, DC., providing information management and information technology (IT) support for critical technical work to operate and maintain the classified networks for executive-level government leaders. 


Our unique program delivers high-profile, technical infrastructure support for our customer and its relative nodes over the world.  The team provides Personnel Management, Systems Engineering and administration, Software Engineering (SharePoint Development and Project Management/Systems Integration support), and Facility Management (Voice/Video Network Integration and Engineering) solutions.


The Communications Engineer (Project Manager) will be responsible for but not limited to: 

  • Serves as a telecommunications specialist of secure/non-secure voice, video, and data systems, (including all ancillary equipment) that supports the customer and staff.
  • Primarily responsible for planning, coordinating, and leading the installation, operation and maintenance of secure voice communications links between the United States and other nations.
  • Development, implementation, and integration of acquisition and transition initiatives for the secure voice, switching, transmission, timing and synchronization, and network monitoring management subsystems; planning and implementation of logistics support, software controls, and life cycle management. 

**This role requires 100% on-site support M-F**


**All contractor personnel supporting this program are considered mission essential, emergency mission essential and weather emergency essential**


Required Qualifications: 

  • An Active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Bachelors Degree  in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or Mathematics with eight (8) - 10 years of relevant experience; Masters degree with six (6) - eight (8) years of relevant experience; PhD with three (3) - five (5) years of relevant experience; High-school Diploma/GED with 12 years of relevant experience
  • Minimum of five (5+) years of specialized knowledge in one or more aspects of the telecommunications, inter-networking, data network, and CTI/VVID fields and may have specialized knowledge in one or more of the following areas: routing and switching infrastructures, transport technologies, network management, IP telephony integration, advanced network security, ISP/ dial-up, and SNA/IP migration—for CTI/VVID converged networks
  • A current/valid Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification

Desired Qualifications: 

  • CCNP Enterprise or Collaboration is highly desired

Salary Range Estimates:


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.




At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re 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.

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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