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Acquisition Support Systems Engineer

2024-146104
Engineering
Top Secret/SCI with Poly

Location:

Laurel
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MD

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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 peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Responsibilities

Peraton is hiring an Acquisition Support Systems Engineer to join our Cyber Mission business unit in Jessup, MD. As a Systems Engineer on our team, you will support one of the largest enterprise-wide engineering contracts within the Intelligence Community. This is a full-time position requiring 1880 hours of support per year; and work is performed at a customer location. As an Acquisition Support Systems Engineer on our team you will provide a broad range of systems engineering support for a customer acquisition program. You will support a government Lead Systems Engineer in the development of requirements over the entire acquisition life cycle, help standardize documentation, and help develop required acquisition milestone decision technical documentation.

 

Responsibilities also include:         

  • Decision tracking, cross thread analysis, configuration management;
  • Conduct traceability between each mission need, Required Performance Metric, mission threads/use cases, and associated FRD specifications;
  • Provide technical inputs to program Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), Technology Readiness Assessments, and program Risk Management plans and activities;
  • Ensure consistent implementation of the customers systems engineering plan, along with development of a Test Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP);
  • Establish and maintain a Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM);
  • Keep PM informed of cost, schedule, and performance impacts associated with requirements changes and growth;
  • Provide systems engineering support to program milestones such as SSR, SFR, PDR, CDR;
  • Assist in the preparation of Operational Concepts to describe system and user interactions; and
  • Support the design, development and documentation of the program’s architecture.
Qualifications

Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or other related discipline plus at least 15 years of systems engineering experience. A Master’s degree or PhD may be substituted for two years of experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 19 years of systems engineering experience would also be acceptable.
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.

Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • A broad experience in systems engineering disciplines, system integration, architecture development, and experience supporting a major system acquisition program.
  • A demonstrated ability to work constructively and successfully with diverse stakeholders to resolve mission and technical issues.
  • Self-starter, with high attention to detail, and be proficient with Microsoft Office tools, especially Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

EEO

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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Benefits

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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