Peraton Corporation

  • Infrastructure Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 9 months ago(6/29/2018 12:23 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking an Infrastructure Engineer in Reston, VA to support our government and commercial customers


    This position will be responsible for deploying and maintaining a variety of infrastructure services to support our customer-facing products and our Enterprise IT needs. The position will be working in a group of engineers with varied experience and skill levels, and across departmental boundaries and continents. We expect and encourage teammates to take advantage of this and get exposed to new technologies while bringing their own experiences to the group.


    The Infrastructure group is responsible for the following technologies, and the candidate should be comfortable or be able to get comfortable with them in a production environment.

    • VMware vSphere, vCenter Server, and VSAN
    • Unix-based storage systems which back VMware clusters, not limited to FreeBSD, FreeNAS, and NFS, and typical tasks associated with these (replication, backups, snapshots, RAID, high availability, performance tuning)
    • Routing, switching, and packet filtering on a variety of platforms not limited to OpenBSD (pf), Linux (iptables/iproute2), Cisco switches, Juniper Routers, and Cumulus (white-box) switches
    • Network technologies including BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VRF, IPsec, SSL, TLS, Spanning Tree, VLANs, QoS Dell and Supermicro rack-mount servers, iDRAC, IPMI, hardware health monitoring, BIOS and firmware upgrades
    • Open source monitoring software including nagios, check_mk, Observium
    • Physical datacenter operations including cross-connects, power, and environmental requirements
    • All of the above with a mind-set of doing things in a secure and robust fashion
    • Unix and Linux use and troubleshooting to support other job duties
    • Basic scripting (python, bash, perl) to automate tasks that can be automated



    • 4 years minimum experience
    • Strong communications skills
    • Ability to think critically and troubleshoot effectively


    • Experience with advanced automation (ansible, SDN, Kubernetes)
    • Experience with Docker, especially as it relates to networking
    • Administration of Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers and Wireless Access Points
    • Administration of Cisco Spark Kit VTC units
    • Familiarity with client mobile technologies (Cellular Modems, OpenWRT, out-of-band access) and provider mobile technologies (GGSNs, STP, GRX)
    • VOIP (SIP, Freeswitch, Asterisk, CDRs, Polycom phones) 




    This position requires the candidate to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.  In order to obtain a clearance, you need to be a U.S. Citizen and show proof of citizenship. 

    About Peraton

    Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers – with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you’ll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life.

    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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