Peraton Corporation

  • Network Engineer

    Job Locations AU-NT
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/3/2018 9:27 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    The Network Engineer will provide oversight to mission-critical network systems while supporting our mission-critical customer. The selected candidate will also provide support to projects that involve networks, evaluating new network technologies and makes recommendations to project managers regarding the integration of these technologies into the existing network.



    Responsibilities include:

    • Diagnose hardware and software problems and replace defective components. Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.
    • Installs, configures, and supports local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), classified Internet Network, Intranet and Internet and other data communications systems or a segment of a network system. Maintains network hardware and software. Monitors network to ensure network availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. Plans, coordinates, and implements network security measures.  Supervise and mentor team members. 
    • Ensures that plans for hardware and communications are adequate.
    • Develops and implements methodologies for analysis, installation and support of voice communications systems.
    • Provides support in the translation of business requirements into telecommunications (e.g., LAN, MAN, WAN, Voice and Video) requirements, designs and orders.
    • Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.
    • Monitor the performance of computer systems and networks
    • Perform routine network startup and shutdown procedures and maintain control records.
    • Configure, and test hardware, networking software and operating system software.
    • Prepare technical proposals for presentation to the NRO's engineering review boards for adding new technologies to the network.
    • Perform a full range of upgrades in accordance with existing network architecture.
    • Review user requests for upgrades or additions to the network to assess impact on network performance and provide advice and guidance on the most practical technical approach to meeting user requirements.
    • Perform long term O&M activities to include troubleshooting and problem resolution.
    • Prepare troubleshooting procedures for restoring the network to optimal performance levels.
    • Provide fault management for the network and supports performance management functions.
    • Respond, isolate, and resolve network troubles. Monitor alarms and alerts to identify network elements causing network degradation or failure.
    • Maintain logs and records associated with repotted problems or situations.
    • Execute reporting functions and data input associated with network management.
    • Monitor security posture of the network, report suspected violations to designated authority.
    • Coordinate with configuration management and implementation teams.
    • Perform operator-level maintenance on components for network management systems.
    • Analyze network characteristics (e.g., traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput); recommend procurement, removals, and modifications to network components.
    • Optimize network topologies and site configurations. Plan installations, transitions, and cutovers of network components and capabilities.
    • Coordinate requirements with users and suppliers.
    • Organize and direct network installations on site surveys.
    • Assess and document current site network configuration and user requirements.
    • Maintain operating systems, communications software, data base packages, compilers, assemblers, and utility programs.
    • Apply software, hardware, and standards information technology skills in the analysis, specification, development, integration, and acquisition of open systems for Information Management (1M) applications.
    • Ensure these systems and applications are compliant with standards for open systems architectures, reference models, and profiles of standards - such as the Open Systems Environment (OSB) reference model - as they apply to the implementation and specification of 1M solutions on the application platform, across the application program interface (API), and the external environment/software application.
    • Evaluate and recommend COTS applications and methodologies that can be acquired to provide interoperable, portable, and scalable information technology solutions.



    • Requires a Bachelor’s degree plus five years’ experience (or equivalent experience).
    • IAT Level II certification. 
    • Current TS/SCI with poly.

    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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