Senior Network Solutions Architect

Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
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.


The Network Architect shall work closely with the Customer supporting the infrastructure to create, facilitate, and implement new network designs.

The Network Architect will support the Customer in a breadth of activities including:

  • Serves as the lead technical expert for the organization in the strategic oversight and planning for network engineering projects and programs.
  • Oversees the strategic interface for network system configuration, strategically plans new configurations for network operation using knowledge of the characteristics of the systems being added to the network, and the specifications for network interfaces to ensure effective integration and optimal network performance.
  • Establishes overall network standards and priorities optimizing of the network/system performance.
  • Provides complete assessments regarding the technical characteristics of the proposals and alternatives considered to optimize network performance.
  • Oversees the design, evaluation, selection, implementation, and support of major networks; reviews and evaluates network performance, risk and financial analysis feasibility studies.


  • TS/SCI with Polygraph level clearance.
  • Bachelors and 12+ years of experience; Masters and 10+ years of experience; additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree. 
  • Minimum 10 years of network specific experience. 
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated experience developing technical requirements and conducting technical reviews.
  • Self-starter able to balance competing projects and meetings.
  • Ability to make plans for themselves and teams, following up on progress.
  • Thorough knowledge of the TCP IP protocol suite, IP subnets, masking, and routing protocols.
  • Knowledge of network architectures and how to implement them while maintain existing architecture.
  • The ability to understand and document the current network architecture and report on it.
  • Thorough knowledge of network operations.
  • Thorough knowledge of network bandwidth, application requirements, routing through network devices or public network extensions.
  • Knowledge and experience in project management.
  • Project planning and management skills, including scope of work, time estimation, and resource assignment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to be able to resolve problems quickly and professionally.


  • Previous Customer experience
  • Experience working across organizational boundaries to achieve goals



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 eligibility to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$190,000 - $304,000. 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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