Mid-Level Systems/Electrical Engineer

Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration



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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 Mid-level Systems/Electrical Engineer with an Active Secret Clearance. Work will be 100% onsite in the King George/Dahlgren area supporting our Department of Defense (DoD) customer. No remote work or hybrid schedule. 


As part of a highly talented, motivated and high performing team, you will support an exciting program which involves technical and engineering stages of systems development, testing, integration, fielding, quality assurance (QA), certification, and maintenance. Other duties supporting this effort include providing business operational, technical writing, documentation, communications, network engineering, hardware design and integration, information assurance (IA), system interoperability support and system administration. Join us and be part of the next generation of innovators as we blaze a trail forward in our industry and company.


What you will do:


  • Provide technical support for Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) meetings, working groups, peer reviews, technical interchange meetings, and periodic system status coordination meetings.
  • Provide system engineering support for the review of open issues including preparing material for discussion, actively participating in reviews, generating review reports highlighting potential problems and resolutions, issue/comment resolution, and tracking resolutions through to final approval.
  • Provide systems engineering support for the development of requirements for currently undefined emerging technology requirements and for the continuous evaluation and refinement of new and existing system-level requirements.
  • Analyze and evaluate emergent problems, perform yield analysis, updates, and enhancements to determine the impact on the combat and weapon system.
  • Mitigate interface changes to include: new and emergent technologies. Participate in technology refresh planning while maintaining all relevant documentation.
  • Responsible for maintaining and managing the Teradyne S9100 Test System.
  • Responsible for creating Test Program Sets (TPS), completing TPS certifications, and implementing the test changes.
  • Design and build Interface Test Assemblies (ITAs).
  • Interacting with gov't senior leadership as well as other individuals across organizations.
  • Any others tasks assigned by the gov't. customer.

What you will need:

  • 5+ years of experience with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Electrical Engineering or Engineering degree with relevant experience, 3 years with MS/MA , 0 years with PhD
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Experience with Automated Test Equipment
  • Be a quick self-starter and have a strong attention to detail in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient with electrical measurement equipment, analog and digital circuit design
  • Experience reviewing and developing hardware/software system interface documents or interface control documents
  • Proficient in reading, creating, and maintaining technical drawings and schematics
  • Proficient in C or C++ Microsoft visual studio environment
  • Effective/strong communication skills, both written and oral 
  • Ability to work independently and with others, across multiple organizations, to meet established goals within schedule-driven timeline 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Previous experience working with the DoD customer is a huge plus

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. 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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