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Systems Engineer III - Tesla

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

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.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.
  • Possess an active TS/SCI Security Clearance with Polygraph.
  • Possess skills in mathematical calculations and comfort with statistics.
  • Familiarity with basic physics, mechanics, electronics to understand satellite systems with training and instruction from senior experienced systems engineers.
  • Some spreadsheet skills are preferable.
  • General problem-solving skills and some small team coordination skills will be necessary.
  • Strong work ethic and can-do attitude with the ambition to develop under the mentorship of experienced engineers and grow into positions of increased scope and responsibility.

  • Experience with GEOINT, SIGINT and/or COMM systems and overall Space and Ground Architecture.
  • Experience with core Systems Engineering Disciplines (Requirements, Schedule, Risk, Readiness, System Closure, VV&T, etc.).
  • Familiarity with the Intelligence Community and associated government agencies.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Tools.


Systems Engineering III

The primary objective of this Intelligence Community contract is to provide integration and closure; foundational system engineering processes; mission assurance; service management; Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE); & Verification, Validation and Transition (VV&T) systems engineering and technical support services to an Intelligence Community customer that will enable it to execute its responsibilities efficiently and effectively while ensuring mission success.

The Engineer will provide support to analysis of programs and their test procedures. A detailed knowledge of satellites is not necessary as the engineer will be mentored and developed alongside senior systems engineers in the areas of satellite, subsystems, payloads, etc. technology. The candidate will apply skills in mathematical calculations and basic statistical analysis and be able to perform both with the tutelage of experienced engineers and independently with a proactive, self-starter work ethic. The candidate will assist in the preparation of progress reports and provide quality control translation support of information from artifacts to data entries.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Fundamental Systems Engineering tasking and practices will apply, such as the following:
  • Ensure requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods.
  • Translate high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower level detailed implementation requirements.
  • Establish and coordinate development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development.
  • Assess performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-17 Expires: 2021-07-17

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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