Cloud Computing, Lead Associate

Cloud and Infrastructure Services
Top Secret



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Telecommute Options:

Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Designs, develops, and implements cloud-based solutions. Designs cloud architecture and completes plans and specifications to develop solutions. Collaborates with product managers and engineers to develop specifications for new cloud-based products/services, applications, and solutions. Drives the roll-out of cloud management platforms, evaluates its performance and implements enhancements. Develops and enriches the product portfolio of cloud services and value-added services. Creates solution recommendations to include Basis of Estimate for cloud services. Evaluates the cost/benefit of cloud vs. virtual private networks vs. dedicated hosting vs. in house solutions and identifying portions of the organization’s IT platform/infrastructure with the highest potential return for cloud deployment. Performs operations and maintenance of secure managed cloud platform solutions. Implements and maintains automation to enhance operation, alerting, and auto remediation of events. Develops, maintains, and deploys infrastructure as code using CI/CD pipelines.



Required Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience designing and maintaining AWS cloud-based network solutions implementing VPCs, VPC routing, and VPC security.
  • Hand on experience working with and supporting cloud-based infrastructure hosted on AWS, including but not limited to: EC2, S3, IAM, AWS Networking (VPC IGW, NGW, ELB)
  • Manage, maintain, and monitor cloud-based infrastructure hosted on AWS and ensure Cyber Security compliance.
  • Ability to monitor and maintain production and development cloud infrastructure resources and costs.
  • Experience administering and maintaining Linux based servers.
  •  5-8 years with BS/BA; 3 years with MS/MA; 0 years with PhD or relevant experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Top Secret clearance required

 Desired Qualifications

  • Hands on experience with Windows Active Directory
  • Experience with configuration and maintenance of VPN technologies such as OpenVPN and WireGuard.
  • Experience deploying and maintaining proxy servers.




Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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