Senior Systems Engineer - Mission Support

Peraton Herndon , VA 20171

Posted 4 weeks ago


Peraton is seeking a Systems Engineer to support our Intelligence Community customer as part of a highly talented, highly motivated and high-performing team. As part of the Systems Engineering team you will support an exciting program which involves design, development, test, and deployment of an exciting and complex system in an Agile construct to contribute to mission success for a variety of stakeholders.


What you'll do

  • Build software intensive systems in a team-oriented environment. Specify, design, integrate, test, configure, deploy, train, and document distributed information/knowledge management systems with developmental components from multiple vendors for world-wide distributed information dissemination, communications, intelligence, and command and control systems.


You'd be a great fit if

  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science or related field.

  • You have 8+ years of verifiable related experience

  • You hve experience working with Linux-based operating systems, virtualization technologies, scripting languages for task automation, and system configuration automation software (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc..)

  • You have system integration and testing, and system configuration of networked services, file systems, and authentication experience.

  • You have excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • You posses an active Top Secret/SCI clearance

  • Security+

It'd be even better if you have

  • Experience in designing, developing, and integrating a complete satellite ground system to include infrastructure, processing frameworks, and software components.

  • Familiarity with any or all of the following, preferably in: Agile development practices and processes, distributed computing technologies, web services, SOA, networking technologies, scripting, automated test tools, and/or security certification and accreditation processes.

  • Experience working with Windows and Linux operating systems.

  • Experience with distributed computing technologies.

  • Experience with virtualization technologies (e.g. VMWare) and Docker Containers

  • Experience with front end processing and network gateway appliances and /or software.

  • Experience working in a customer environment and/or a classified environment.

What you'll get

  • An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching

  • Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing

  • Paid maternity and paternity leave

  • Company-paid infertility treatments

  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities

  • The ability to influence major initiatives

SECURITY CLEARANCE This position requires the candidate to have an active/current TS/SCI level security clearance.

About Peraton

At Peraton, we're at the forefront of delivering the next breakthrough in national security, every day. We're the partner of choice to help solve some of the world's most daunting challenges. How? By thinking differently. We're not mired in the past. We look at all problems with fresh eyes. We look past the obvious to bring the best talent, tech, and ideas together to completely transform how problems are solved. So bring your unique ideas, your entrepreneurial spirit, and your drive to succeed. Get ready to be part of something bigger. Get ready to do the can't be done.

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.

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