Enterprise GEOINT Configuration Management Engineer

Top Secret/SCI with Poly




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Peraton Overview

Peraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.


Ready to join NGA’s Foundational Engineering Division to (1) drive configuration management of NGA’s internal and Joint Agency GEOINT baseline (e.g., Requirements, Interfaces, Effectivities, Milestones) to advance delivery of GEOINT Mission capabilities; (2) develop expertise related to configuration / baseline management processes and tools; (3) help modernize NGA enterprise configuration management (e.g., increased digitalization, dashboards, integration with Digital Engineering); and (4) gain broad exposure to NGA and Mission Partner systems, services, and organizations? 


We are looking for a Mid-level Systems Engineer to join our dynamic, fast paced NGA Configuration Management Team to support the management of NGA’s complex enterprise GEOINT baseline, with multiple Joint Agency interfaces.  You will provide a variety of configuration management services, to digitally manage the NGA enterprise GEOINT baseline, ensure adherence to NGA’s configuration management practices and procedures, support NGA and Joint Agency configuration management boards, and ensure thorough end-to-end coordination of baseline impacts and changes.  You will build effective relationships across Government Organizations to ensure a coordinated enterprise baseline to deliver IC missions.     


Working with your Configuration Management Team Leadership, you will help generate solutions through Enterprise-level architectures.  Define and assess Requirements using Capabilities, Epics, and Features.  Assess Roadmaps.  Participate in Joint/Enterprise Milestone Events.  Execute Enterprise Governance and Configuration Management processes.  Work hands-on with Digital / Agile tools (e.g., Jira, Confluence, Tableau).  Your systems engineering ensures enterprise services and organizations work together in an integrated fashion to deliver mission capabilities and solutions.         


Duties include (but are not limited to): Working with Configuration Management Team Leadership and Senior Configuration Management Engineers to guide and mentor you:

  • Support the end-to-end process for NGA and Joint Agency Requests for Change (RFCs), from origination to Configuration Control Board final approvals
  • Assist with the formal cross-Agency coordination processes for Mission Partner-oriented RFCs. E.g.,
    • Leverage digital tools to execute queries and monitor for NGA-related items (e.g., New RFCs of Modification Packages)
    • Digitally populate configuration management records in NGA’s Baseline Management System (BMS)
    • Perform Quality Assurance checks and first level analysis of items for NGA impacts
    • Coordinate and orchestrate hand-offs with other Configuration Management teams
  • Support coordination and facilitation of the Joint Configuration Management Working Group (e.g., Calendar Invite, Agenda, Pre-Review/Assessment Coordination, Generate Reports, Meeting Facilitation)
  • Participate in Mission Partner Engineering Review Boards and author “Quick Look” reports of the results
  • Participate in NGA Configuration Management Forums and Boards, to include Monthly Agenda Scrub, Engineering Review Board, Configuration Control Board. Pre-meeting, review presentations for quality and consistency and coordinate required updates with Briefers.  Capture meeting meetings
  • Help coach program managers, engineers, and others on NGA and Joint Agency Configuration Management processes
  • Help to continuously modernize NGA and Joint Agency Configuration Management processes, expanding adoption of digital practices and tools and aligning to NGA’s transformational priorities (e.g., Agile at Scale, Microservices)

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 participation in an attractive bonus plan.


BS 8-10, MS 6-8, PhD 3-5



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Systems Engineering or in related technical or scientific fields such as engineering, physics, mathematics, operations research, engineering management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.
  • Additional 6 years of experience as a Systems Engineer will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Mid-level working experience in government or industry in relevant work areas including: DoD/IC Acquisition Process, Requirements Process, PPBES Process or system engineering of large complex System of Systems or Service Oriented Architecture/Cloud environments.
  • Mid-level working system engineering experience in government or industry.


  • Documented work experience and demonstrated knowledge with:
    • Configuration Management / Baseline Management processes and tools
    • NGA and/or its Mission Partners
    • Requests for Change (RFCs)
  • Experience facilitating large Engineering Review and/or Configuration Control Boards
  • Familiarity with configuration control items – e.g., Requirements, Interfaces, Schedule
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Office Tool Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Hands-on experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Hands-on experience with Dashboard Development in Tableau
  • Strong communication skills, verbally and written; detailed oriented
  • Knowledge of GEOINT
  • Knowledge of NGA and/or Mission Partner systems and services

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. 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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