Peraton Corporation

  • LINUX or UNIX Network Engineer with ACTIVE SECRET Clearance

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/11/2019 9:50 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking a motivated LINUX or UNIX Network Engineer /Programmer to work in a dynamic research environment. This position will work on a variety of network research projects.  Specific experience with all of hardware, software, and network protocols is not required, however it is essential to have the ability and desire to learn new things and adapt to an environment which is very different than a traditional IT environment.


    The position will be part of a small team at the Naval Research Laboratory's Center for Computational Science. In addition to working on network research projects, this team plans, designs, and maintains the network's infrastructure.


    What you'll do...

    • Design, implement, and maintain network infrastructure
    • Participate in network hardware and software test and evaluation
    • Perform network administration for research project environments
    • Give in technical presentations
    • Work both in a team and independently
    • Some travel in greater Washington/Baltimore area



    You'd be a great fit if....

    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related technical field and with a minimum of 5 years of experience. Additional experience and certifications may be considered in lieu of a degree.
    • Solid understanding of architecture, design, and engineering concepts for local and wide area networks.
    • Experience with all the OSI model layers.
    • Solid understanding of network protocols and their implementation.
    • Solid understanding and hands-on experience with network security and concepts.
    • Hands on network infrastructure administration.
    • Ability to install open source software in a collaborative environment with source code and package management.
    • Linux/Unix based operating systems experience beyond user level.
    • Task automation via scripting in a Linux/Unix environment.
    • Capable of creating documentation, network diagrams, and technical papers.
    • Ability to work both in a team and independently and to manage time effectively.
    • Strong inter-personal and communications skills.


    It’d be even better if you...

    • Hands on experience with integrating multi-vendor network equipment including hardware from Arista, Dell, Cisco, Aruba, Brocade, and Juniper.
    • Working knowledge of network equipment CLIs.
    • Programming network applications in C or C++.
    • Python, Perl or shell scripting experience.
    • Hands-on experience in Redhat or CentOS.
    • Ability to build open software.
    • Familiarity with Git.
    • Hands-on experience with open source network monitoring tools.
    • 100 Gigabit High-speed networking and Infiniband experience.
    • Familiarity with DISA STIGs, RMF, and the DoD Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process.
    • Certification for DoD 8570 (Security+, GSEC, etc).

    What you’ll get…

    • An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching.
    • Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays.
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage.
    • Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing
    • Paid maternity and paternity leave.
    • Company-paid infertility treatments.
    • Cross-training and professional development opportunities.
    • The ability to influence major initiatives.



    This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.  In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US 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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