Peraton Corporation

  • Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
    Posted Date 9 months ago(5/2/2018 4:49 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Network Engineer in Alexandria, VA to support our mission critical customer.  The Engineer will configure, manage, monitor, and maintain government Command and Control (C2) network devices and some application servers.  In addition, the Network Engineer will manage the installation, configuration, optimization, and troubleshooting of hardware/software for network devices used on a government network for that purpose.  The position will also include the management of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones, call managers, and gateways.


    • Evaluate LAN/WAN performance and capacities to identify problem areas or bottlenecks
    • Perform a variety of network management services related to the operation, performance, or availability of data communications networks
    • Responsibility for overall performance and availability of networks
    • Provide LAN/WAN support with skill in network analysis, integration, and tuning.
    • Analyze client LANs/WANs, isolate source of problems recommend reconfiguration and implementation of new network hardware to increase performance
    • Work with customers and operations staff in scheduling preventive and emergency maintenance to include resolution of customer tickets
    • Candidate will be required to support on call duty for  responding to network outages
    • Candidate will be required to travel to local and CONUS/OCONUS sites



    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or similar technical field) and 3+ years’ relevant professional experience; or commensurate education and experience.
    • 3 years of experience with networking technologies and concepts such as Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocols.
    • 2 years of experience with Cisco and Juniper devices, VLANs, VPNs, LAN/WAN technologies, and/or routing & switching.
    • 2 years operational experience with local and wide area network infrastructures, including routers, firewalls, switches, servers, and related hardware.
    • Must be able to obtain a Security+ or equivalent DOD 8570 IAT Level Certification within the first 6 months of employment.
    • Must be able to obtain a Cisco CCNA (Route/Switch or Collaboration) within the first 6 months of employment.


    • Cisco CCNA (Route/Switch or Collaboration) or CCNP certification is strongly desired
    • Experience in several of the following areas: network troubleshooting, routers/switches, Cisco IOS/Junos OS, firewalls, NetScout/Wireshark or any other packet investigation/analysis tools, SolarWinds monitoring or database tools, Call Manager & unity or other OSCP, DNS, QoS, VPN.
    • Ability to generate documentation that describes standard operating procedures, which will be used by helpdesk personnel.
    • Previous experience supporting a Government and/or Department of Defense customer.
    • Proficient in network monitoring/management systems familiarity
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience with application of DoD IAVAs and STIGs
    • Strong investigative drive and listening skills, self-motivated individuals
    • The ability to work under pressure and be flexible with their time
    • Ability to prioritize and document tasks is a plus



    This position requires the candidate to already have a current TS/SCI security clearance and to maintain the clearance

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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