Network Security Engineer (AEGIS)

Cyber Security


Virginia Beach

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No remote/telework allowed
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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 to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Peraton is seeking qualified individuals to join our Network Security Engineering team to provide engineering support for Cyber Situational Awareness (SA), Cyber Command and Control (C2), Mission Assurance, and Homeland Defense.


This is position is at the Dam Neck Research Lab Facility. (Viriginia Beach, VA area). This program is experiencing strong growth for the foreseeable future. Join today!

  • Provide technical and engineering support of tactical and operational interoperability during test and evaluation activities for the Atlanta Weapon System (AtWS) builds based on AEGIS Weapon Systems (AWS).
  • Provide documentation for all network related installations and activations
  • Support development of technical artifacts, engineering documentation and network drawings.
  • Assist in the management and maintenance of lab facilities.
  • Support the planning and design efforts for the AtWS Advanced Test and Integration Lab (AATIL) infrastructure network
  • Support integration and test events
  • Monitor event logs and conduct audits on the infrastructure equipment.
  • Provide Engineering Support configuring Microsoft OS, Linux OS and Cisco networking devices, troubleshooting and analyzing using packet analyzers or other applicable DoD approved troubleshooting tools and method as needed to complete assigned testing
  • Apply software release build updates and security patches during maintenance windows.
  • Upgrade Microsoft and Linux software.
  • Conduct regression testing to ensure upgrades/patches have not corrupted the system.
  • Conduct Department of Defense (DoD) cybersecurity scans and compliance checks on the Combat Management System servers and network devices on a as needed basis.
  • Defense Information System Agency (DISA) ACAS scans.
  • DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance checks.
  • 5 years with BS/BA or 3 years with MS/MA/MBA or 9 years with no degree
  • Minimum certification as 541 at the Basic level per DoDD 8140.01, or successor
  • IAT Level II certification
  • Secret Clearance
  • 5 years’ experience as a Navy Aegis Computer Network Technician (ACNT) baseline 7 or higher
  • Security + CE
  • Demonstrated experience configuring CISCO routers, switches and firewalls
  • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL) or higher
  • Experience using packet analyzers such as Wireshark
  • Experience applying and tracing IP addresses to the subnet
  • Demonstrated experience collecting and producing engineering artifacts, including network drawings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL)
  • Aegis Computer Network Technician (ACNT) baseline 9
  • Linux +
  • Network +
  • MS OS

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


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
  • 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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