Senior Technical Advisor

Top Secret/SCI with Poly


Fort Meade

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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 to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


This position offers to assist and advise the Customer's Senior Representative to another customer organization. While the specific duties vary to meet the dynamic needs of the Senior Rep, the work of the Senior Advisor is expected to employ an array of executive-level skills and leverage experiences similar to those of a Senior Representative, but lacking the authorities to speak or make commitments on behalf of the Customer.

  • Strongly support the goals of the Senior Rep, while respectfully challenging assumptions via skillful dialogue that encourages advancement and best partnerships.
  • Exercise strong independent initiative and excellent judgement in efforts to identify opportunities and risks and develop draft positions and suggestions for engagement strategies.
  • This role serves in a position of trust and must strongly protect sensitive insights and thus remain informed and able to support transparent communications with the Senior Rep.
  • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA, 6+ years with MS/MA, 3+ years with PhD; additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph level clearance is required
  • Familiarity with a variety of customer technical systems across multiple organizations
  • Must be able to learn quickly on the job and be an independent, self-starter
  • Must have and aggressive can-do attitude and a willingness to pivot from one role to next dependent on customer requirements
  • Have a technical operational background 
  • Must have experience with translating and simplifying complicated technical topics for Senior Staff and or non-technical audiences
  • Must have excellent communication skills 


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 eligibility to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. 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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