Cyber Systems Engineering, Senior Advisor

Top Secret/SCI with Poly


Annapolis Junction

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No remote/telework allowed
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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.


The NiFi project is looking for a Systems Engineer to assist the project with modernizing corporate data flows, Systems Engineering activities for agency T&D (transfer and decommission) efforts and other SE responsibilities with respect to managing requirements with NiFi for data flow on TTO 13. The Systems Engineering team is the focal point, creating and managing the Requirements and details that ultimately make up the solutions the NiFi operations implements. In most cases this requires interfacing with our Operations team, developers, and other projects. The SE candidate will also assists in evaluating and documenting existing DataFlow designs in operations as well as Systems Architectural Diagrams.


  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with current polygraph required
  • Experience with our customer's Mission Systems
  • Experience performing Transfer & Decommission efforts of legacy to new systems
  • Experience working with mission data formats
  • Experienced with reviewing and processing, or creating Dataflow Management Requests, DMRs.
  • Experience with Apache NiFi functionality and building DataFlows
  • Understand analytical needs and requirements
  • Ability to create Systems Architectural Diagrams depicting software and system functions.
  • Twenty (20) years experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required. Demonstrated experience in planning and leading Systems Engineering efforts is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree

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

$190,000 - $304,000. 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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