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Optical Technology Systems Engineer

2024-146656
Engineering
Top Secret/SCI with Poly

Location:

Annapolis Junction
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MD

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No remote/telework allowed
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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 peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Responsibilities

Peraton is hiring an Optical Technology Systems Engineer to join our Cyber Mission business unit in Jessup, MD. As a Systems Engineer on our team, you will support one of the largest enterprise-wide engineering contracts within the Intelligence Community. This is a full-time position requiring 1880 hours of support per year; and work is performed at a customer location.

As an Optical Technology Systems Engineer on our team you will provide systems engineering support to the HPC Technology team that evaluates, integrates, and understands the operations of cutting-edge, emerging systems’ capabilities with the emphasis on HPC hardware and optical communication technology. Responsibilities include supporting the following:

  • Performing analysis and providing recommendations of optical interconnect technologies at the chip level.
  • Evaluating vendor’s system architecture and development environment with analysis of systems’ ability to satisfy unique HPC requirements.
  • Conducting a thorough evaluation of advanced capabilities relating to HPC systems.
  • Writing formal reports and white papers about advanced technologies.
Qualifications

Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or other related discipline plus at least 20 years of systems engineering experience. A Master’s degree or PhD may be substituted for two years of experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 24 years of systems engineering experience would also be acceptable.
  • Strong experience in performing technical analysis.
  • Strong technical writing experience.
  • Experience in fiber-optic technology, especially chip-to-chip communications.
  • Background in Hands-on systems analysis; computer architecture and operating environment.
  • Understanding of computational complexity, experience with signal processing.
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.

Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • Experience with IC industry and customer.
  • Ability to work independently on high-level technical tasking.
  • Experience with HPC systems.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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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

EEO

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

Benefits

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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