Systems Engineering, Senior Advisor

Data Analytics / Intelligence
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.


Using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates, and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics. Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower-level detailed implementation requirements. Establishes and coordinates development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development. Designs interfaces and brings system elements together, so they work as a whole. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Customer liaison and support for business development activities and to understand and shape requirements. Participates in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower-level detailed requirements. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation. Generates system level requirements verification procedures and customer acceptance test procedures. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and participates in the testing process to validate requirements.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide executive-level organizational performance support to front office
  • Track, assign, and respond to corporate actions
  • Drive accountability by documenting meetings, identifying actions, and ensuring timely resolution
  • Integrate and visualize data from disparate data sources to create new insights
  • Develop executive-level reports, briefings and dashboards
  • Develop and track key performance indicators
  • Translate organizational priorities into business processes, including:
    • Portfolio management support
    • Process design, improvement, and implementation
    • Governance design, documentation, and implementation
  • Support customer engagement using customer communication systems and processes


  • Requires 12 years with BS/BA or 10 years with MS/MA or 7 years with PhD
  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance
  • Experience providing program planning and coordination support
  • Exceptionally strong Microsoft Office skills, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and SharePoint
  • Experience with customer business systems
  • Ability to quickly learn and use new IT systems
  • Ability to identify, acquire, and combine relevant business data to inform executives
  • Experience designing, improving, and implementing business processes
  • Exceptional initiative and ability to operate with limited oversight
  • Broad management consulting skillset, such as:
    • Project Management
    • Strategic planning
    • Organizational design
    • Process design
    • Governance design
    • Facilitation
  • Experience drafting and disseminating customer communications using customer communication systems and platforms


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

$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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