Senior Network Engineer (TS/SCI w/Poly)
ResponsibilitiesThis position will be part of a team of network engineers operating in a converged IP environment who are responsible for the design, migration, implementation, enhancement, optimization, and maintenance of the enterprise LAN/WAN/VTC/VoIP & Telco infrastructure. The incumbent is expected to work with the senior network engineers on various technical projects including but not limited to network consolidation and integration, architecture designs and updates, site renovations & relocations as well as routine network related operational responsibilities. Detailed ResponsibilitiesProvide technical expertise and assist with network integration and consolidation efforts across multiple network environments. Oversees the day-to-day health of the enterprise and customer network infrastructure, with a focus on assuring network stability, capacity and organizational productivity. The network is a converged IP network carrying data, voice and video. Addresses and resolves complex technical problems relating to the installation, upgrade, and daily operation of local and regionally distributed network hardware and systems.Interface with customers, vendors, and other technical staff to analyze business and technical requirements relating to the Peraton as well as customer network and systems infrastructure. Works closely with the network-engineering director to establish and deliver consistent technical direction, collect and analyze network performance metrics, establish and enforce network service level agreements.Document engineering standards and proposals, leads or assists in the development of network architecture/engineering designs, changes, and configuration management. Assist in evaluating current and emerging network technologies, conducts technical assessments, and makes recommendations to Information Technology managers and customers. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills in addition to the ability to effectively manage and prioritize individual projects and tasks. Possess superior written and oral communication skills. Solid vendor management skills (circuit installation & troubleshooting, product/circuit procurement) are required. Position may require occasional travel to other Peraton locations throughout the continental US This position is part of the after-hours on-call rotation and will require occasional after- hours, weekend and holiday work. Successful candidate must be flexible, with the ability to work independently as a project lead, part of the team or individual basis. QualificationsThis position requires a Top Secret Clearance with SCI and Poly, TS/SCI w/PolyRequires 16+ years with BS/BA or 14+ years with MS/MA or 10+ years with Ph.D.Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent work experience, with a minimum of 12-15 years of hands-on experience in the implementation and administration of complex, multi-location, multi-vendor, converged voice/data networks in a geographically distributed environment. CCNA, CCNP certifications are highly desired. CCIE would be a plus.Strong experience with a broad range of Cisco & Nexus products, including, but not limited to, Cisco IOS, NX-OS, ISE, IPCC, and Cisco phones. Any Arista experience would be a plus.Solid understanding of internetworking routing protocols & technologies (TCP/IP, MPLS, VPLS, DMVPN, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, VRRP, HSRP, NHRP). Strong data center experience and experience with Cisco routers (Cisco ISR, ASR series) & switches including but not limited to 35xx, 37xx, 38xx, 45xx, 65xx, Nexus 9xxx, 7xxx, 6xxx, 5xxx, 2xxx & 1xxx series.Hands-on experience with the implementation and use of network monitoring, fault management and performance analysis tools, including Syslog, SNMP, NetBrain, Whatsup Gold, Solar winds, Scrutinizer etc.Significant experience with load balancing technologies such as, F5 LTM and Big IP is a must. Experience with A10 load balancers would be a plus.Experience with wireless networks. Creative problem-solving abilities, attention to detail, and ability to "think outside the box"Experience developing and implementing QoS in a converged voice/video/data network.Experience with NAC/NAP technologies such as Microsoft or Cisco ISE is a plus.Significant experience with network security concepts, best practices, and technologies including, but not limited, to SSH, IPSec, RADIUS, TACACS, firewall policies, and 802.1x. Significant experience with site-to-site VPN technologies is a must. Experience with client to site VPN technologies as well as Juniper, Palo Alto firewalls is desired.Understanding of Microsoft Back-Office technologies, including, but not limited to Active Directory, IIS, Exchange, and other components.#LI-SG2 About PeratonPeraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.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.As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provisionPay Transparency Nondiscrimination ProvisionThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).