Systems Engineer- Space Missions

Chantilly, VA
Jan 12, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
Full Time
Job DescriptionPeraton is seeking a Mid-Level Systems Engineer in Chantilly, VA to support our Intelligence Community customer as part of a highly talented, highly motivated and high-performing team. You will support an important program as part of the systems engineering team which involves analysis, engineering, test, deployment, cybersecurity, and operations of an exciting, complex system in an Agile construct to contribute to mission success for a variety of stakeholders. Peraton is a next generation national security company focusing on delivering the next breakthrough. Our teams are comprised of world class engineers who provide outstanding capabilities within the Space Domain that will leave lasting impacts on our clients and transform our industry. We use the most cutting-edge technology to provide innovative solutions as we tackle the most challenging obstacles head on by thinking differently and having a tremendous drive to succeed. Responsibilities: * Help build mission-critical, highly available, high-performance networked systems in a team-oriented environment. * Analyze, design, integrate, test, configure, deploy, support, train, and document distributed information/knowledge management systems with developmental components from multiple vendors for world-wide distributed information dissemination, communications, intelligence, and command and control systems. Required Qualifications: * An active TS/SCI security clearance and maintenance of clearance thereafter is required. * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or related field. * 5+ years of experience in a Systems Engineering related field * CompTIA Security+ certified or working toward certification. * Familiarity with any or all of the following, preferably in a satellite ground system context: Object-oriented development practices and processes, distributed computing technologies, web services, SOA, networking technologies, requirements management tools, scripting, automated test tools, modeling and simulation, and/or security certification and accreditation processes. * Experience installing, configuring and securing Windows Active Directory Domains and Linux operating systems. * Familiarity with some of the following technologies: Ansible, PostgreSQL, ELK, Jenkins, Nexus, RedHat IdM Desired Qualifications: * Experience in designing, developing, and integrating a complete satellite ground system to include infrastructure, processing frameworks, and software components. * Experience with distributed computing technologies. * Experience with multi-factor authentication (MFA) network appliances. * Experience deploying and maintaining standalone / interconnected VoIP infrastructures. * Experience with virtualization technologies (eg OpenStack, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, AWS, and/or VMWare) * Experience with containerization technologies (eg Kubernetes, Docker, Rancher) * Familiarity with secure print/scan, MFA, VoIP, MS Skype for Business, MS Office 2019, MS KMS, MS SQL, MS WSUS, Exchange. * Experience working in a customer environment and/or a classified environment. Benefits: * An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching * Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays * Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage * Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing * Paid maternity / paternity leave * Company-paid infertility treatments * Cross-training and professional development opportunities * The ability to influence major initiatives Work Location: Chantilly, VA Security Clearance: This position requires the candidate to have an active TS/SCI Security clearance and ability to maintain the clearance thereafter. 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.