Peraton Corporation

  • Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Quantico
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/7/2019 7:45 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret
  • Overview

    Technology is constantly changing and our adversaries are digitally “going dark” at a rate that is exceeding law enforcement’s ability to keep pace. Those charged with protecting the United States are not always able to access the evidence needed to prosecute crime and prevent terrorism. The Government has trusted in Peraton to provide the technical ability, tools, and resources to bring criminals to justice.


    In response to this challenge, these employees provide proven, industry leading information security, software, hardware, networks, systems, forensics, reverse engineers, and systems engineering to our law enforcement customer. This position is for a customer focused, mission driven, Cyber Engineer with a focus on networking. This engineer will have hands on experience in multiple Information Technology platforms and possess a “can do” attitude.


    The chosen candidate will provide core technical leadership to the architecture, installation and planning of a variety of solutions across multiple networks. The candidate will also provide support for designing and the integration of various components of technology, including development of recommendations for new technologies, as appropriate.


    • Architects and leads the setup, configuration, and support of internal and/or external networks.
    • Develops and maintains all systems, applications, security, and network configurations.
    • Troubleshoots network performance issues, creates and maintains network diagrams and documentation.
    • Recommends upgrades for new applications and equipment.
    • Architect and maintain LAN/WAN technologies, routing and switching platforms, troubleshooting critical issues, and coordination of implementation.
    • Tests and evaluates network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements.
    • Configures multiple VPN’s and Firewalls



    • BS degree, with eight (08)  years of relevant experience. Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
    • Expert knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology
    • Expert knowledge of network designing software, such as Visio
    • Ability to perform duties in a very fast pace environment and ability to learn new technology quickly
    • Experience deploying and managing firewalls 


    • Participation in the Cyber Security community with attendance to Black Hat or DEF CON



    *This position requires the candidate to have a current Top Secret security clearance and the ability to obtain a polygraph.  Candidate must possess SCI eligibility.

    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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