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Ground Systems Architect

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Ground Systems Architect performs the systems engineering tasks required to develop and document an Open Service Oriented Architecture compliant with the Open Mission Systems (OMS) and Universal C2 Interface (UCI) standards tailored for space-systems. Candidates must be capable of operating in a fast-paced environment across a diverse team of systems engineers and development contractors to provide a wide variety of technical and programmatic viewpoints/perspectives and deliver results on exacting timelines. Specific responsibilities include:
- Coordinate with customer leadership to ensure the stakeholder recommendations align with Program requirements and objectives.
- Define, deliver and maintain a Government Reference Architecture (GRA) model including an architectural approach to align between OMS compliance and EGS compliance.
- Oversee the design of the overall hardware and software architecture including internal and external system interfaces and operator displays and controls.
- Implement the application of DevSecOps practices and methodology into the development of ground system software
- Conduct technical reviews of design conclusions/recommendations, cost estimates, schedule, and acquisition approach and incorporate results into system models contained within the programs digital engineering environment
- Assist in the preparation of acquisition artifacts and provide technical evaluations and recommendations for source selection.
The ground systems architect 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.


- Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.
- BS in Engineering or Computer Science
- Practical experience in application of agile and Dev/Sec/Ops methodologies
- Experience with Commercial Cloud Services for Infrastructure, Platform, and Software as a service (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
- Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Software Development certification level and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification

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: 2021-05-10 Expires: 2021-06-09

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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