Network Engineer- Space Missions

Employer
Peraton
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Jan 12, 2021
Closes
Jan 14, 2021
Ref
1613444099
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionPeraton is seeking a Network Engineer with COMSEC experience in Chantilly, VA, to support our Intelligence Community customer as part of a highly talented, highly motivated and high-performing team. Reporting to the program manager, as a Network Engineer you'll be supporting cloud-based software intensive systems and networks in a team-oriented environment. Join us and be part of the next generation of innovators as we blaze a trail forward for our profession and company. Responsibilities : * Participate in the design, development and documentation of Wide Area Networks (WANs) / Local Area Networks (LANs). * Track network system build-out status, specify and configure firewalls, switches and routers, and support other systems and network engineering tasks, as required. * Implement Virtual private network (VPN). * Provide support and guidance to the O&M team on the maintenance and sustainment of the infrastructure systems. * Assist in site surveys and stand-up/deployment of Type 1 encryption devices as new remote sites are added to the network. * Troubleshoot connectivity to encryption devices, as needed. * Work with technical/development team of system engineers and architects through the Agile process. * Monitor and respond to hardware and software problems utilizing a variety of hardware and software testing tools and techniques. Required Skills: * You have an active Top Secret/SCI clearance upon hire. * You have a bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science or related field or equivalent military training. * You have 3-5 years of experience in network engineering or a related field. * You have current IT certification(s) in one or more of the following: CCNA-Security, CASP, CISSP, Security+ or DoD 8570 IAT-Level * You have network vendor certifications in one or more of the following: Cisco, Arista, Juniper, or Palo Alto * You have experience supporting designing, building, and maintaining networks in a classified environment. * You have experience configuring VLANS, VPNs, firewalls/switches/routers (Cisco, Arista, Brocade, Juniper, Palo Alto, etc.), networking and using network management functions and tools. * You have experience securing network and maintaining device software ensuring they are up to date in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) policies. * You have hands-on network troubleshooting experience. * You have a strong understanding of IP addressing and subnetting. * You have 1-2 years of experience operating/maintaining/troubleshooting DoD encryption/COMSEC equipment. * You are detail/ process oriented, can multi-task, and are able to work with minimal supervision. * You have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with management, the customer and user organizations across DoD. Desired Skills: * You have experience supporting the Intelligence Community (IC) and/or DoD customer. * You have familiarity with current IC systems and associated security policies/procedures. * You have experience working with UNIX and/or LINUX systems in a network environment. Benefits: * An immediately vested 401(K) with employer matching * Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays * Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage * Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing * Paid maternity / paternity leave * Company-paid infertility treatments * Cross-training and professional development opportunities * The ability to influence major initiatives Work Location: * Chantilly, VA We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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