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Systems Engineer IV

McLean, VA 22101
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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).


Required skills:
  • Capable of operating with minimal guidance, self-starter, strong degree of initiative
  • Excellent organizational and scheduling skills, adept at anticipating problems and envisioning creative solutions
  • Ability to communicate program needs in a politically astute manner and appreciates the diverse/nuanced role-players involved in each project
  • Ability to work collaboratively with mission partners across organizational and functional boundaries
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Project Managementskills that show innovation, creativity and the ability to manage multiple and competing tasking simultaneously
  • Capable of steering project requirements to effective completion, with knowledge of contractor resources/staffing and typical mission outcomes
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit that builds upon R&D and outreach to non-traditional/non-historical mission partners
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office products to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and project
  • Ability to closely collaborate and operate in a trusted advisory role to the Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR)
  • Understanding of customer budget and expense execution process.

Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.


Using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics. Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower level detailed implementation requirements. Establishes and coordinates development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development. Designs interfaces and brings system elements together so they work as a whole. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Customer liaison and support for business development activities and to understand and shape requirements. Participates in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower level detailed requirements. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation. Generates system level requirements verification procedures and customer acceptance test procedures. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and participates in the testing process to validate requirements.

Specific Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide systems integration support, systems engineering and project management support to branch and COTRs utilizing experience in construction, engineering and research & development.
  • Provide program strategy and analysis of systems architecture to Project Monthly reviews
  • Develop Monthly status reports and schedule for div/branch by working with Project Leads, contractors, SETAs ad other mission partners
  • Support the data management tasks for the group and across several prime contractors.
  • Support multiple projects to include the plan/design reviews, development activities test planning and execution, instructional development and final reports
  • Approximately 10-15% CONUS travel possible.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-10 Expires: 2021-07-10

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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