Network Engineer/Architect, 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 on Network Architecture team. Ideal candidate will have a strong project management background coupled with network engineering/architecture background. Provides technical guidance concerning automated solutions to complex analysis and studies and prepares reports and presentations. Completes assigned projects and major phases of large projects and provides technical and specialized guidance solutions to complex IT problems. Performs fact-finding, analysis and development of hypothesis/conclusions, production of final recommendation reports and delivery of presentations. Delivers project completion on time and to budget.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in computer science, information systems, engineering science, or related discipline with 10 years of IT experience is required. 5 years of additional IT related experience may be substituted for a BS degree.
  • Firewall knowledge is required.
  • Experience in planning network communications systems; experience with switches and routers.
  • Ability to lead overall network operations to include design, engineering, testing, and implementation of LAN/WAN/CAN network systems and upgrades to the network.
  • Ability to provide technical input towards architecture discussions through technical and best practice consultation.
  • Experience across multiple network vendor products (i.e. Cisco, Palo Alto, Sonicwall, etc.).
  • Ability to work with customer to determine requirements and timelines for implementation of network packages for future needs.
  • Participate in integrated Product Team to design new capabilities and conduct analysis of reliability, maintainability, and vulnerability of networks.
  • Actice TS/SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required.

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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