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Systems Engineer Technical Specialist

Springfield, VA 22150
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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).


  • Bachelors degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program, or equivalent Senior level work experience as a Test Systems Engineer.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Test & Evaluation concepts, procedures, and best practices related to GEOINT machine learning relevant to change detection, recognition, and pre-screening capabilities.
  • Knowledge of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) concepts, capabilities,and end user operational employment of SAR and derived datasets.
  • Working experience with test management and defect tracking tools

  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.
  • Working knowledge of Software Development Frameworks.


Overall Assignment Description:

The NGA Research Directorate requires Senior-level SAR Test Systems Engineers assist in leading Application, System and Integration Testing teams performing test and evaluation of SAR exploitation algorithms within the GEOINT enterprise to ensure timely, relevant, and accurate GEOINT. Supporting all phases of Test and Evaluation, the Engineer will deliver relevant algorithmic characterization in support of NGA Research objectives.

Duties include:
  • Performing algorithm performance evaluations and testing of software modules utilizing metrics established by the government.
  • Development of Test & Evaluation Strategy, Test & Evaluation Master Plan, Event Test Plans, Test Readiness Assessments,Algorithm Test Metrics, and T&E Reports
  • Performs independent integration testing on the system software to determine the system's capabilities and interface requirements
  • Plans and executes manual tests and automated tests using scripting and programming languages and/or GFI tools.
  • Supports technical investigations for defects discovered during test activities.


  • 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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