5G DevOps Engineer

    • Peraton
  • College Park, MD
  • Posted 44 days ago | Updated 4 hours ago


On Site
Compensation information provided in the description
Full Time


Adobe AIR
Cyber security
Software development
Computer networking
Research and Development
Business analytics
Business analysis
Mergers and acquisitions
Automated testing
Cloud computing
Configuration Management
Computer hardware
Security clearance
Technology assessment

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.

At Peraton Labs we deliver innovative solutions and revolutionary new capabilities to solve the most difficult and complex challenges for government agencies, utilities, and commercial customers. With a distinguished heritage tracing back to Bell Labs, Bellcore, DHPC, and Telcordia, our experts pave the way. Peraton Labs' cybersecurity research protects mission-critical systems and national cyber infrastructure through a broad range of initiatives in computer network defense, secure-by-design techniques, cyber operations, and experimentation platforms.

We are seeking candidates with a strong background in software development and networking for full-time positions in our network system group. Candidates will work with teams to research, conceive, and develop prototypes as well as operational software. Candidates should be adept at identifying successful approaches to complex problems. Projects will involve a mix of research and development and will range from applied research to advanced prototyping to development, verification, and certification of operational software. This position will be full-time at a customer facility. The ideal candidate will be one who is able to collaborate as part of a dynamic customer, Peraton Labs, and subcontractor team as well as execute work independently.

This position requires full time on-site work in College Park, Maryland.


Education: 5 years with BS/BA; 3 years with MS/MA; 0 years with PhD

Required skills:

Ability to program in Python (or similar languages)
Strong Linux systems skills
Desired additional skills:

Experience utilizing 4G/5G telecom equipment (BBUs, 4G/5G core networks, IMS)
Experience with cloud infrastructure (Kubernetes, Docker)
Experience performing test automation
Experience with complex multi-system, cloud-native configuration management systems
Experience working with network equipment (routers/switches)
Experience working with complex network configurations (VLANs, multi-cluster, multi-protocol)
Experience with hardware clusters and associated virtualization management (Proxmox, OpenStack, etc)
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI w/ Polygraph

Benefits: Our comprehensive Benefits and Beyond package is designed to support every aspect of your health, wealth, self and beyond.

Health - Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans, HSAs and FSAs, and supplemental health options to keep you and your family healthy all year long.
Well-being - We strive to support your overall well-being - including emotional, financial, social/community, and physical wellness programs.
PTO & holidays - Our PTO programs helps you take the time in the ways that matter most. With 20 days a year of accrued PTO, 6 paid federal holidays, 4 floating holidays, and a flexible approach, Peraton Labs avidly supports a healthy work/life balance.
Retirement - All regular employees are eligible to participate in Peraton's 401(k) retirement savings plan through Fidelity. Peraton will match 100% of the first 4% you contribute, and 50% of the next 2% you contribute. All contributions are 100% vested after two years of service.
Career Development - We are invested in your future, and pride ourselves on providing best-in-class training to our team through Skillsoft e-Learning Suite for formal and informal learning, professional and technical certification preparation, and education assistance for career path-related courses at accredited institutions.
TA and Student Loan Refinancing - Peraton provides tuition and training assistance for its employees, in addition to access to a student loan refinancing service and 529 plan through tuition.io to support your continued education aspirations. 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
Life & Disability Insurance
Career Development
Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
Paid Parental Leave
Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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