Smart Hands Technician

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


We are Hiring! Our FDA program is  looking for a Smart Hands Technician. This qualified individual will join our team of highly performing technicians.


What You'll Do:


Smart Hands Technician is onsite in the customer Data Center and is responsible for the following:

  • Racking and stacking equipment
  • Patch cabling
  • Decommissioning equipment
  • Equipment swaps and disposal activities.
  • Will support troubleshooting hardware issues with remote admins, facilities management, site security, vendor and customer escorts
  • Inventory management and project engagement, as required.


Required Qualifications

  • 2 years with BS/BA; 0 years with MS/MA; 6 years with no degree
  • Hands on experience in a datacenter
  • Rack and stack physical servers, network devices, appliances, installation of patch cables, and decommission equipment
  • Troubleshooting hardware and connectivity issues
  • Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills, customer service and reliable team member
  • On site M-F 8-5 and bi-weekly On-call rotation for after hours support
  • Must be US Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the required agency clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Public Trust clearance



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

$51,000 - $82,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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