Systems Engineer, Associate

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.


Peraton has an immediate opportunity for a cleared Junior Systems Engineer to join our team here in Laurel, MD. This is a great opportunity for anyone who would like to join a large Cyber and Data Management program where they can continue to develop their skills and grow with our amazing technical team. As a Systems Engineer, you'll do the following tasks:

  • Creator of program artifacts to include compliance, performance, and operational documentation
  • Formulation and documentation of client performance strategies and initiatives
  • Researched, drafted, designed and developed individual system requirements to meet client specifications of compute, storage, capability, capacity and sustainment.
  • Create individual configuration, functional and system requirements for each system built in order to meet and exceed customer requirements
  • Gather technical information, prepare written text
  • Use Office tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.
  • Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph
  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field is required; NOTE: A degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Systems, Engineering, or similar degree will be considered as a technical field.
  • Without a degree, we can accept four (4) years of experience in development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software/system development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, and testing of complex hardware/software systems.
  • Familiar with the software development process described in the J-STD-016 and IEEE/EIA 12207, "Information technology-Software life cycle processes" and possesses at least one (l) year of experience developing software in accordance with these standards OR requirements analysis, modeling and
  • Developing documentation required to support a program's technical issues and training
  • Understanding of agile and/or spiral development


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

$66,000 - $106,000. 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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