Network Engineer

Job Locations US-MN-Eagan
Requisition ID
2024-146648
Position Category
Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
Clearance
Public Trust
Sector
Citizen Security & Public Services

Responsibilities

Peraton is seeking a Sr. Wireless Engineer to join our innovative engineering team of qualified, diverse individuals. The ideal candidate will provide Wi-Fi networking, software, and hardware design, operation, and management in support of client initiatives and projects. This role is pivotal in driving our efforts in one or more phases of software systems development, systems integration, or network engineering critical to the USPS mission.

 

Required to be local to Raleigh, NC area. 

May be required to travel to support business efforts.

 

Day to Day Work Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a Tier 3 escalation point for complex wireless network issues escalated from Tier 2 engineers.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to Tier 2 Wireless Engineers.
  • Collaborate with other IT teams for integrated wireless solutions.
  • Design, implement, and manage wireless network infrastructure projects.
  • Perform wireless network performance monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimization.
  • Develop and maintain wireless network documentation and diagrams.
  • Mitigating vulnerabilities affecting hardware and software.
  • Cisco Prime Infrastructure (CPI) support.
  • Providing and implementing escalation process and or procedures as appropriate.
  • Submit LAN and switch acceptance as a backup to Tier 2, as necessary.
  • Perform duties in support of the mission as directed by USPS Management.
  • Working upgrades, to include weekends or off-duty hours, and may include travel as necessary.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years’ experience or High School diploma/equivalent with 9+ years’ experience.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.
  • U.S Citizenship or Green Card holder.
    • Residing in the U.S for the past five years with no more than 6 months travel outside the U.S. during this time frame.
    • Military Service excluded. (Exception does not include military family members)
  • Current RCDD Certification required.
  • Experience in wireless network engineering.
  • Expertise in wireless network protocols, technologies, and architecture design.
  • Proficiency in wireless network monitoring tools (Cisco Prime, Ekahau).
  • Expert knowledge of wireless communication protocols, security standards, and methodologies.
  • Extensive knowledge of network infrastructure equipment, including routers, switches, and access points.
  • Ability to design and implement complex wireless networks involving multiple access points and devices.
  • Familiarity with wireless testing tools such as spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and protocol analyzers.
  • Proficient with Programing in languages, such as Python, C, C++.

 Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with IP Management Tools
  • Creating and managing Change Requests using ServiceNow.
  • Knowledge of Cisco Switch configuration management.
  • Knowledge of site reviews for Cisco networks including circuit capacity, switch types, and IOS.
  • Knowledge of CPI and Network Automation (NA).
  • Ability to read, write, and test code within a Cisco environment.
  • Experience with other wireless solutions such as Cisco Meraki, HPE Aruba, Juniper Mist, and Fortinet.

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 peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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