Cyber Systems Hardware Engineering, Senior Advisor

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 seeking a candidate with a strong systems and network engineering background to support activities involving the latest technology in support of cloud operations to join TTO 8. Duties will include performing end-to-end network systems engineering, working with vendors and identify new requirements to achieve mission needs, performing higher level network design with Cisco and creating Power Space and Cooling (PSC), Building of Material (BOM), Baseline Exception Requirements (BER) and other documents required to procure equipment. The candidate will also create and design complex network core cabling integration and infrastructure cabling between racks, provide new configurations and changes to drafter and ensure all cabling drawing packages are 100% accurate. Understanding of  Integrated Cisco, HP, Dell, IBM, and many other vendors of equipment is necessary. The candidate will also perform quality assurance on all systems procurement to make sure they pass build standards.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance and a current polygraph is required
  • Implement comprehensive SOA solutions
  • Establish a process to formally and proactively control and manage changes to requirements, consider impacts prior to commitment to change, gain stakeholder buy-in, eliminate ambiguity, ensure traceability to source requirements, and track and settle open actions
  • Manage and ensure the technical integrity of the system baseline over time, continually updating it as various changes are imposed on the system during the lifecycle from development through deployment and operations & maintenance
  • Develop scenarios (threads) and an Operational Concept that describes the interactions between the system, the user, and the environment, that satisfies operational, support, maintenance, and disposal needs
  • Establish and follow a formal procedure for coordinating system integration activities among multiple teams, ensuring complete coverage of all interfaces
  • Seventeen (17) years of experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity 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
  • Technical planning, system, integration, verification, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems
  • Research new technologies and get technical specifications
  • Keep up to date End of Sale, End of Support, and End of Life on various components
  • Provide and receive technical specifications to/from vendors that we go through
  • Receive and review quotes from vendors and resellers
  • Create rack elevations, floor placement and build documents for vendors
  • Review drawing packages and provide redlines to team members
  • Update build cable run lists documents and upload for team usage
  • Create and provide Cable BOM’s for manufactures and vendors, review quotes for accuracy

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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