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Senior Network Engineer at Peraton

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Location: Aurora, Colorado

Job Description:
Overview We are seeking a Senior Network Engineer in Aurora, CO to support our mission critical customer.

  • Designs and plans campus network communications systems.
  • Provides specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture.
  • Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements.
  • Monitors network architecture for incidents and anomalies.
  • Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
  • Evaluates and reports on campus communications network performance.
  • Troubleshoot and restore network services when escalated.
  • Hours of coverage are 5 am - 8 pm M-F

Qualifications REQUIRED:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or IT related discipline or equivalent.
  • 6+ years of experience designing and implementing network components including switches, routers, firewalls, and cryptographic devices.
  • DoD 8570 approved IA certification such as Security+ with Continuing Education (CE) or CISSP.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Active Polygraph is strongly desired.
  • Experience and/or education in writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, routing protocols, cloud and virtualization architecture, and Cisco Nexus Command Line Interface.
  • Cisco Certified Network or Design Professional (CCNP or CCDP) certification.
  • Solid understanding of various development life cycles such as the SDLC, ITIL, etc.

This position requires the candidate to already have a current TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph and to maintain the clearance.

About Peraton Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation's most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada.

EEO Statement 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.