Electrical Engineer




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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 Labs delivers innovative solutions and revolutionary new capabilities to solve the most difficult and complex challenges for government agencies, utilities, and commercial customers. With a distinguished heritage tracing back to Bell Labs, Bellcore, DHPC, and Telcordia, our experts pave the way.



The candidate will possess the ability to work independently in a small multi-disciplinary team utilizing their experience to design, prototype, and test electrical systems.  Comfortable using programming languages to interface with various types of hardware.  Creation of test reports will be required to document project outcomes and hardware capabilities.

Candidate Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide expertise in electrical engineering best practices and hardware integration efforts
  • Knowledgeable in various aspects of camera types, capabilities, and use cases
  • Develop software and electrical sub-systems for integration of hardware into prototype systems

2 years with BS/BA; 0 years with MS/MA; 6 years with no degree


Required Skills

  • Background in electrical and computer engineering with a focus on imaging systems
  • Experience building and integrating hardware systems for use in laboratory or field environments
  • Knowledgeable in standard laboratory devices such as power supplies, oscilloscopes, waveform generators, and signal I/O devices
  • Familiar with C/C++/C#, or Python for software/hardware integration
  • Familiar with WPF, XAML, Qt for GUI development
  • Proficient in writing technical documentation in MS word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to be onsite five days a week

Desired Skills

  • Experience using cameras for real time image processing development
  • Experience with LWIR, SWIR, VIS/NIR, and microbolometer cameras
  • Experience using camera SDK’s, API’s, and other dev kits to create custom software
  • Experience with FPGA development
  • Security clearance a plus

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. 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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