Systems/Network Engineer, Senior Advisor

Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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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 senior System/Network Engineer to assist with development of system and functional requirements and allocation of the same to hardware, software, facility, and personnel components. Responsible for analyzing high level system architecture to develop system requirements specifications. Will contribute to the development of systems engineering documentation.

  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, or related discipline and Fourteen (14) years’ experience as a system engineer in programs of similar scope is required. Five (5) years of additional System Engineering experience may be substituted for BS degree, totaling 19 years of SE experience.
  • TS/SCI with polygraph is required.
  • Design and plan network communications systems. Conduct testing of network design.
  • Provide specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture; plan implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the network.
  • Evaluate and report on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.
  • Experience with design/engineering/implementation of LAN/WAN networks.
  • Coordinate resolution of action items from CCB meetings.
  • Participate in Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities.
  • Allocate real time process budgets and error budgets to systems components.
  • Conduct quantitative analysis in non-functional system performance areas (such as Reliability, Maintainability, Vulnerability, etc).
  • Develop derived requirements for Information Assurance Services and implement comprehensive SOA solutions.

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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