Cyber Systems Engineering, Senior Advisor

Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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No remote/telework allowed
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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.


Peraton is looking for a strong candidate who has a strong Network & Systems Engineering background supporting activities involving latest technology in support of Cloud Operations. Duties will include reviewing all requirements submitted by the customers and performing end-to-end network systems engineering and identify new requirements to achieve mission needs. You should have experienced in the design and implementation of data networks in support of Cloud Operation mission. In addition, network architectural design, implementation, and integration new systems. You should have knowledge/understanding and experience in network management protocols.


Duties may also include:


  • Working with engineering and networks teams to provide customer requirements.
  • Designing and configuring the network and monitoring & maintaining the network.
  • Providing specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture
  • Providing specific detailed information for hardware selection, implementation of techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet mission needs, including present and future capacity requirements.
  • Experience/Expertise in all areas of network, hardware and interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
  • Designing and implementing failover solution for major customers.
  • Appliances (ASA), Cisco Nexus 9k’s as well as Cisco 2960-XR Layer 2 switches.
  • Providing specific network solutions to support server requirements to include load-balancing, VPN’s, firewall contexts, and network address translation (NAT) where appropriate
  • Knowledge of CISCO 6500 series Catalyste, configuration switches 9332, 9336, 9508, ASR 1009, 1013, 1003, install GRE tunnels, MPLS and conduct redundancy test on multiples CISCO series network equipment

Our Systems Engineer must meet the below requirements:

  • Hold an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph
  • Tweleve (12) years experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
    • Five (5) years of additional experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree
  • The ability to implement comprehensive SOA solutions
  • Architect and configure Data center and remote access VPN to allow tools team to test and develop tool in protected lab
  • Architect management and data networks
  • Design and configure Remote Access VPN and Cisco.
  • Configure VMWare network architecture.
  • The ability to conduct and/or approve end-to-end system trade analyses to optimize system operations over its life-cycle through the proper balance of non-functional system performance areas
  • The ability to ensure effective, periodic review and control of the evolving configuration of a system, both hardware and software components and associated documentation, during the life of the system
  • The ability to develop system design alternatives that consider life cycle cost, reuse, complexity, risk, system expansion, and growth
  • The ability to maintain knowledge of current and evolving agency, national, and international standards applicable to the system development of interest
  • The ability to recommend a preferred solution based on selection criteria adjusted
  • The ability to provide technical direction for the full systems engineering life cycleThe ability to fully define interfaces in terms of origination, destination, stimulus, and data characteristics for software; and electrical and mechanical characteristics for hardware


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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