Network Engineer, Advisor

Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
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 seeking a Network Engineer to perform as a consultant for leading edge information technologies and methodologies. Ideal candidate will have experience with creating specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Provides technical guidance concerning automated solutions to complex analysis and studies and prepares reports and presentations. Manages the project work as defined by the customer. Completes assigned projects and major phases of very large projects and provides technical and specialized guidance solutions to complex IT problems. Performs fact-finding, analysis, and development of conclusions. Prepares reports and presentations, coordinates resolution of action items.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in computer science, information systems, engineering science, or related discipline is required. 5 years of additional IT related experience may be substituted for a BS degree.
  • 10 years of experience in the Information Technology field is required.
  • Experience with creating specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture.
  • Experience with switches and routers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, and gateways.
  • Experience with design/engineering/implementation of LAN/WAN networks and related administration experience of those networks.
  • Active TS SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to conduct testing of network design and offer recommendations for improvement.
  • Ability to design, plan, build and deploy network communication systems.

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 participation 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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