SITEC - Senior Network Architect- MacDill AFB

Job Locations US-FL-MacDill AFB
Requisition ID
Position Category
Other / Technical
Top Secret
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton requires Network Architects to support the Special Operation Command Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) – 3.  Positions are located at the SOCOM Headquarters at MacDill, AFB FL, and at the TSOC and Component locations in the United States and abroad. 


The purpose of the Special Operations Forces Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) 3 Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) Task Order (TO) is to provide USSOCOM, its Component Commands, its Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs), and its deployed forces with Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services to maintain Network Operations (NetOps); maintain systems and network infrastructure; provide end user and common device support; provide configuration, change, license, and asset management; conduct training, and perform Install, Move, Add, Change (IMACs) services.


The responsibilities and tasks associated with each requirement play a pivotal role to USSOCOM, the CIO/J6 organization, and ultimately the end-user who operate around the globe 24x7x365.


The Network Architect performs Tier four network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD and requires an extensive background in networking technology.


The Network Architect must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, along with strong interpersonal and leadership abilities.


This position requires a strong background in the design and maintenance of local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs), as well as an excellent working knowledge of LAN/WAN protocols (e.g.,Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), and Multiprotocol Labeling Switching (MPLS).


The Network Architect shall comprehensively review existing architectures on a regular basis, recommending and assisting with the design and implementation of systems and network improvements as required.


This position shall troubleshoot the enterprise voice, video, cloud, and data networks and evaluate the impact of architectural changes on the network.


The Network Architect shall follow designated network standards for the design, installation, and maintenance of LAN, WAN infrastructures, voice and data network systems, and advanced engineering.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Planning, designing, engineering, configuring, maintaining, defending, troubleshooting, and repairing the Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN)
  • Triaging malware, LAN, WAN, VoIP infrastructures, voice and data network systems
  • Providing troubleshooting of enterprise WAN/MAN voice, data, and transmission networks and evaluating the effect of architectural changes on the network
  • Troubleshooting LAN voice and data networks and evaluate the effect of architectural changes on them.
  • Assessing business and applications requirements for corporate data and voice networks
  • Planning, designing, and upgrading network installation projects
  • Establishing and maintaining backup, version-control and malware defense systems
  • Troubleshooting network architectures and recommending system fixes and enhancements
  • Making recommendations for leveraging network installations and reducing operational costs
  • Some positions may require shift work and/or an ability to work a non-standard work schedule to support the USSOCOM mission


Required qualifications:

  • A Top Secret clearance or higher is required.
  • BS and 8+ years of experience, MS and 6+years of experience, or PhD 3+ years of experience. Significant relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education 
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, a Mathematics-intensive discipline is preferred
  • DoDD 8570-M IAT II AND Credentialed Mobile Device Security Professional (CMDSP) OR Aruba ClearPass Certification Associate (ACCA)
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) OR Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) certifications required
  • Experience with network operating systems (e.g., Cisco, Novell and Windows Server), network hardware (e.g., routers, switches, cabling and other essential network hardware), and LAN/WAN protocols (e.g., OSPF, B)
  • Knowledge of iPhone and Samsung handheld devices


Desired qualifications: 

  • CCDP
  • CCNP Security
  • CCNP Data Center
  • CCNP Wireless
  • CCNP Collaboration
  • ACMP
  • ACMX
  • ACCP


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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