Network Engineer




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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.


Peraton is seeking a Network Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Kearneysville, WV (hybrid work schedule; must be local to office). The qualified applicant will become part of Peraton’s Infrastructure Managed Service (IMS) Program, for the Unites States Coast Guard (USCG). This initiative is modernizing and consolidating the engineering and operational environment under a managed service to better support the services provided to the USCG. As part of the IMS program, the Network Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering guidance across the Technical Services team, including requirements definition, design, implementation, and testing.


Day to Day Work Responsibilities:

  • Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures.
  • Provides ongoing network support, addresses availability issues, overcomes performance problems.
  • Participates in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts.
  • Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower level detailed requirements.
  • Maintains and updates system security plans on all platforms
  • Implements and coordinates network policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Enforces network security procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 5 years experience or Master's degree with 3 years experience or HS Diploma/equivalent and 9 years experience
  • Must have experience in supporting large data center environments
  • Must have experience in WAN/LAN troubleshooting and configuration
  • Must have the ability to learn new networking concepts and tools
  • Must have experience with VPN and network protocols such as BGP and OSPF
  • Must have experience with firewalls and packet captures
  • U.S. Citizenship required; must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance
  • Ability to pass Comptia Security+ upon hire

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in enterprise infrastructure modernization efforts
  • Experience in engineering in an agile environment
  • Networking certifications
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in written

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. 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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