Peraton Corporation

  • Senior Infrastructure Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/6/2018 12:47 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking a Senior Infrastructure Engineer in Reston, Virginia to support our customer-facing and enterprise infrastructure needs.The candidate will be responsible for designing, deploying, and maintaining a variety of infrastructure services. The candidate will have coworkers that come from a variety of technical backgrounds, and work across departmental boundaries and continents. We encourage teammates to take advantage of this and get exposed to new technologies, while bringing their own experiences to the group.


    We have a primarily Linux, OpenBSD, and VMWare-based environment, and tend to use open-source software when possible.

    The position is responsible for the following areas and the candidate should be well-versed in them, or be able to become familiar with them.

    • Routing, switching, and packet filtering on a variety of platforms including OpenBSD (pf), Linux (iptables/iproute2), Cisco switches, Juniper Routers
    • Network protocols and technologies including BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VRF, IPsec, Spanning Tree, VLANs
    • Site to site VPNs using IPSec
    • Basic VMware vSphere and vCenter use
    • Monitoring products including nagios, check_mk, Observium
    • Unix and Linux use and troubleshooting to support job requirements
    • Basic scripting (python, bash, perl) to automate tasks that can be automated
    • All of the above with a mind-set of doing things in a secure and robust fashion



    • Minimum 8 years experience
    • Strong communications skills
    • Ability to think critically and troubleshoot effectively 


    • Advanced Automation (ansible, SDN)
    • Docker as it relates to networking
    • Datacenter management including cross-connect maintenance and physical equipment management
    • Dell and Supermicro rack-mount servers, iDRAC, IPMI, and hardware health monitoring
    • ZFS-based storage systems which back VMware clusters, such as Nexenta, FreeBSD, and FreeNAS
    • Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers and Wireless Access Points
    • Cisco SX20 and Spark Kit VTC units
    • Familiarity with client mobile technologies (Cellular Modems, OpenWRT, out-of-band access) and provider mobile technologies (GGSNs, STP, GRX)


    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

    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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