Cloud Network Engineer

Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City | US-VA-Quantico | US-NC-Camp Lejeune
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cloud and Infrastructure Services
Cyber Mission


Peraton is seeking a Cloud Network Engineer


Location:  Onsite in Kansas City, Missouri (would consider Quantico MCB VA, Camp Lejuene NC)



We are seeking a Cloud Network Engineer to:

  • Support US Marine Corps (USMC) enterprise-level hybrid cloud data center engineering, operations and cybersecurity requirements
  • Enable USMC world-wide customers to execute critical missions

 What you will do:

As a Cloud Network Engineer you will enable capabilities for secure cloud infrastructure operations.  You will engineer, design, plan, implement, operate and sustain the networking infrastructure to support hybrid-cloud operations including Software Defined Data Center operations, cloud integration, and fully native cloud environments.  Your responsibilities ensure successful and secure operations of a multi-cloud on-prem and cloud-hosted enterprise capability supporting worldwide USMC customers.


As a Cloud Network Engineer you will be responsible for

  • Participating with the Networking and larger Infrastructure and Operations teams to enable networking capability for a hybrid-cloud environment
  • Securing, operating, sustaining the on-prem and hybrid-cloud software defined data center using CISCO, F5, Palo Alto and VMWare’s NSX-T systems along with native cloud tools 24x7 including rotational on-call and after-hours patching requirements
  • Designing, planning, engineering, implementing the network infrastructure for classified and unclassified networks including on-prem, hybrid-cloud and native cloud environments focused specifically on VMWare Cloud on AWS, AWS, and Azure
  • Documenting networking infrastructure, data flows, security compliance, ports-and-protocols requirements to ensure design and operations capabilities
  • Identifying future cloud networking capability requirements for consideration in engineering and design processes including evaluation of and recommendations for hardware, software, and new capabilities.
  • Perform networking roles in Agile and traditional project teams to ensure successful implementation of secure networking operations
  • Develop and implement management and monitoring capabilities to provide pro-active event identification to prevent incidents and outages
  • Serving as Tier III Networking support responding to and remediating vulnerabilities, incidents, outages as needed including troubleshooting, after action review, or escalation and engagement with vendor
  • Providing training and mentorship in areas of subject matter expertise to others on the team
  • Maintaining networking documentation and security plans for networking infrastructure.



  • Minimum of 12 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 10 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 7 years with Ph.D.  Will consider HS with 16+ years of experience. 
  • IAT II Certification. 
  • Possess an active DOD US Secret Clearance.
  • Senior level experience engineering, implementing, operating, maintaining, securing CISCO and Software Defined Data Center and/or cloud environments (AWS and Azure preferred).
  • Experience with Proxy configurations, F5 GTM/LTM (APM/ AFM, ASM) and irules preferred.
  • Experience engineering, configuring maintaining, securing, monitoring, and managing Palo Altos.
  • Experience with implementing networking configurations to support datacenter operations such as IIS, Apache, Encryption (FIPS), SSL Off-loading, DOD PKI, OCSP.
  • Senior-level experience configuring and operating networks in a STIG-compliant environment and documenting any required Plans of Action and Milestones.
  • Experience with proactive management and monitoring tools such as VMWare Aria (vRealize Operations) and VMWare Log Insight as well as networking systems-native management and monitoring tools.
  • Experience working with an enterprise ticketing system such as BMC Remedy.
  • Experience operating in ITIL and Agile/PMP frameworks.


CISCO Networking Certification, Cloud training or certification (Azure or AWS).

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

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


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