System Engineer, Expert

Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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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.


The Associate Chief Engineer (ACE) is responsible for overseeing integration of external mission partners within the office. This requires knowledge of the enterprise architecture, specifically the external interfaces, and familiarity with data formats to ensure the mission partner’s data arrives within the office’s architecture and is readily available to our end users. The ACE will provide technical oversight and guidance for all projects related to the external interfaces of the office as well as integrating new sources.


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.




Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Science, Engineering,  or related technical experience field such as engineering, physics, mathematics, operations research, engineering management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.
  • 18+ years of experience in government or industry in related work, including DoD/IC acquisition process, requirements process, PPBES process or engineering of large complex systems of systems, or SOA/cloud environments.
  • 12+ years of experience with the Systems Engineering Lifecycle.
  • 10+ years of experience with technology insertion, assessment and evaluation.
  • 8+ years of systems engineering experience for GEOINT systems, services and products.
  • 8+ years of experience managing systems interfaces and end-to-end systems integration.
  • 5+ years of project management or team leadership experience.
  • TS/SCI clearance adjudication or ability to obtain SCI and pass a polygraph.

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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