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GEOINT Systems Engineer

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Challenge: Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the government space?Do you enjoy being a technical enthusiast and helping customers solve problems?What if you could find a position that is tailor-made for your mix of development, engineering, and communication skills? That's why we need you,a proven Systems Engineer Technical Adviser(SETA), to help us shorten the time it takes to get critical systems developed, integrated into the customer's enterprise, and operational to supportthe Warfighter. As a SETA,you will be an integral member of a contractor team working system engineering tasks for both legacy and new/emerging GEOINT systems. You will be staff in a Govt Program Management Office as SETA and tasked to support the customers mission by: defining capability roadmaps and agile features necessary to prioritize developer backlogs, develop CONOPS and COAs, create architecture products, assess system and segment schedules and risks, lead readiness and release planning events, support agile test and DevSecOps verification strategies and the integration of new cloud and on premises systems.You will have frequent and direct interface with senior customers.

Let us help you in building your career while you provide mission critical support to the Warfighter. When you join Peraton, you can expect a culture that focuses on supporting our employees, as well as opportunities that provide stability while offering variety. You'll also be exposed to a wealth of training resources to further continuous learning.


Position is located in either Valley Forge, PA or Northern VA.

Whatweneed from you (Required):

  • Education: 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with Ph.D
  • Minimum Clearance Required: Active TS/SCI and Poly eligible
  • Strongcustomer management skills
  • Knowledge ofSAFe or Agile frameworks
  • Experience with Systems Engineering requirements, architecture, and verification/validation (V&V) processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work and quickly transition across multiple tasks
  • Strongrepresentational, oral, and written communication skills, including the ability to produce clear, logical, and concise products
  • Provenorganizational and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to interface effectively via written and oral forums with personnel at all levels of government
  • Demonstrated capability and success working in team environments with multiple subcontractors


  • Knowledge of GEOINT systems and products
  • Knowledge of Spaceborne platforms
  • Knowledge of DevSecOps
  • Experience with RFCs
  • Experience developing Trade Studies and Concept of Operations (CONOPS)
  • Experience with Enterprise integration and test
  • Knowledge of Program Milestones and Program Reviews (SRR, ATP, ORR, OAR)
  • Systems Engineering experience on large complex systems
  • Acquisition experience on small to large systems
  • Project management and acquisition management
  • Understanding of programmatic processes, including configuration management, risk and readiness

About Peraton

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-05-14 Expires: 2021-06-13

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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