Network Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Silver Spring
Requisition ID
Position Category
Other / Technical
Public Trust
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


We are seeking a  Network Engineer to join our high performing team. This position is onsite. Must be able to work onsite 5 days a week. 


What You'll Do


  • Monitor and maintain a production environment which includes routers, switches, load balancers, remote VPN, proxies, DNS, DHCP, NTP and IPAM
  • Administers network management tools to include configuration, implementation, monitoring, maintenance and management of system baselines. 
  • Solid knowledge of routing protocols, network hardware and software, security technologies and network infrastructure.
  • Plan and execute Network/Security changes and ensure performance and security are maintained.
  • Installs, configures, services, repairs, and maintains hardware and software for network services, storage and network devices, and server systems. 
  • Implements required hardware upgrades and repairs inoperative devices to maintain mission capability. 
  • Install, terminate, reroute, and test copper and fiber optic cabling associated with offsite locations. Coordinate material and tool supply requirements for all cable and equipment rack installation projects.
  • Completes all required installation documentation and will be knowledgeable in network cable installation techniques and labeling schemes. 
  • Dynamic and fast-paced work environment, requiring effective interactions and communications.
  • Maintain network communication closets and equipment racks to include cabling and elevation drawings.
  • Must be able to define cable plant expansion paths and routing of cable according to client standards.
  • Make recommendation to engineering for improvements.
  • Work with vendors to resolve issues and platform upgrades.
  • Escalation support is required and mandatory.
  • Certifying solutions prior to deploying it into production environments.
  • Work with engineering to understand changes and provide input as required.
  • Oncall rotation required.



Required Qualifications:

  • 2 years with BS/BA; 0 years with MS/MA; 6 years with no degree
  • Over 3-5 year of experience supporting enterprise network environment.
  • Installing, cabling and configuration of network equipmentKnowledge of routing protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, MP-BGP, IS-IS)
  • Knowledge of MPLS, Layer2 VPN, Layer3 VPN
  • Security Practices (Audits, planning, design, implementation, testing, and management) LAN/WAN/MAN internetworking technology
  • Policy and Procedure review and implementation
  • Networking and Application Protocols
  • Network monitoring via SNMP, NetFlow
  • Experience with the installation, configuration, integration and management of routers, switches, load balancers, proxies, etc.
  • Must have knowledge and skills in the fundamentals of IP and core IP technologies
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent technical writing and documentation skills
  • Must be willing to go on site 5 days a week.
  • Must be US Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the required agency clearance

Desired Qualifications

  • Active CCNA



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 is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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