Network Engineer

    • Peraton
  • Peterson AFB, CO
  • Posted 33 days ago | Updated 6 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 66,000.00 - 106,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Nexus
SAFE
Recruiting
Adobe AIR
Tier 3
Leadership
Network design
Data link layer
VoIP
Virtual private network
VLAN
Operations
Network Support
Firewall
Network administration
Storage
Automation
Computer networking
Negotiations
Network security
Policies
Evaluation
Training
Software deployment
Mentorship
Technical Support
Documentation
IMPACT
Network operations
Computer hardware
Business analysis
Business analytics
Mergers and acquisitions
Virtualization
Switches
Routers
SDN
VMware
Cloud computing
Data
Security clearance
Cisco
Network
Cisco Certifications
Security+
Network+
Copy editing
Customer engagement
Organizational skills
Communication
Microsoft Windows Server
DoD
SCA
Insurance
Financing

Job Details

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 peraton.com to learn how we're keeping people around the world safe and secure.
Responsibilities

We are hiring a Network Engineer for Peterson AFB, in Colorado Springs Colorado.

What you'll do:

Performs duties as assigned by the Operations Manager in support of operations
Operate and maintain an Air Force System system
Provides status updates, and minimizes unexpected interruptions in service
Provides Tier-3 Network Administration leadership in supporting network infrastructure which includes physical layers, Layer-2/3 hardware, VoIP, VPNs, switches, firewalls, and access points
Develops, maintains, and supports networks in NSX-T, implementing network and VLAN technologies
Supports the operations and maintenance of the VMware virtual infrastructure
Provides security and network support for physical networking and firewall services
Performs troubleshooting, diagnosis, and repairs/fixes for network hardware related problems
Monitors the automation of network deployment and configuration, along with the integration of infrastructure (computer/storage) automation
Performs system, performance, and environmental monitoring as it pertains to networking infrastructure
Serve as escalation point and technical negotiations with vendors
Configure and monitor network security layers
Researches, recommends and implements network policies and standards, ensuring adherence to security procedures
Evaluate and recommend security improvements and system upgrades
Leads the evaluation on installation readiness and provides oversight for deployed teams
Conducts on-the-job training for installation deployment for mentoring new team members
Create technical support documentation for network systems
Manages Network Operations centrally and remotely for the ISN infrastructure sites
Deploy release of products to minimize user impact and ensure compatibility
Acts as liaison between contractor and Government Network operations team during troubleshooting efforts
Performs troubleshooting, diagnosis, and repairs/fixes for network hardware related problems
Participate in a rotating schedule of IT on-call coverage and maintenance that occurs outside of normal business hours

Qualifications

5 years with BS/BA; 3 years with MS/MA; 0 years with PhD, in lieu of degree 9 years of applicable experience will be acceptable.

What you'll need:

VMware Certified Advanced Professional - Network Virtualization - (VCAP6-NVDell

switches and routers preferred, Software Defined Network (SDN) - Virtual Network - Administrator NSX-T

In-depth experience with VMware Virtual Cloud Network and the NSX-T Data Center

architecture

DoD Secret security clearance is required
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification or higher
CompTIA Security+ and/or Network+ CE certification
Required to have strong organizational skills and can easily prioritize project tasks

Required to have excellent communication skills (both oral and written)

Desired skills:

Experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012, and 2016 preferred
DoD 8570 Certification is desired

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

EEO
An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

Benefits
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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