Agile Scrum Master Systems Engineer

Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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


Peraton is actively seeking a skilled and passionate Agile Scrum Master Systems Engineer to join our dynamic Cyber Mission business unit, located in Fort Meade, Maryland. This pivotal role places you at the heart of one of the most significant engineering contracts within the Intelligence Community, offering you a unique opportunity to influence and contribute to critical national security initiatives.


In this full-time position, you will be expected to provide an annual support of 1880 hours, directly at a customer's site, where your expertise will be crucial in supporting a High-Performance Computing team. Your role will extend to fostering the integration and alignment of Software, DevOps, and sustainment efforts, alongside their respective product owners, ensuring seamless operations and the successful delivery of products.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Spearheading the organization of engineering activities to efficiently support current and upcoming tasks, while proactively identifying potential risks and dependencies.
  • Facilitating effective communication and coordination within the team, ensuring the smooth delivery of work items through daily backlog refinement and the orchestration of team events.
  • Collaborating closely with the Product Owner to prepare and refine the backlog for both Program iteration and iteration planning, including the conduct of backlog grooming sessions with the team.
    Establishing a robust collaboration framework with the Product Owner and Release Train Engineer to proactively mitigate risks, manage dependencies, and promptly address emerging issues.

This role is not just about technical proficiency; it's about driving change, fostering innovation, and making a tangible impact on the mission. If you are ready to take on this challenging yet rewarding role, we invite you to bring your expertise to Peraton, where your efforts will contribute significantly to our nation's security and intelligence efforts.


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.
  • Familiarity/Experience in both development and sustainment.
  • Defining, developing, and documenting operational support concepts leading to development and implementation of requirements, specifications, and design plans.
  • Familiarity/Experience with Scrum process for agile project management.
  • Familiarity with Jira.
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph. Most recent polygraph must me less than 5 years old.

Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • Experience with IC industry and customer.

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


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


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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