Senior Aerospace Engineer

Employer
Peraton
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Jan 12, 2021
Closes
Jan 14, 2021
Ref
1613431872
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionPeraton is looking for a Senior Aerospace Engineer to work with emerging service and distributed computing technologies for satellite situational awareness data processing and distribution as a member of our systems integration teams supporting our DoD and IC clients. 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: * Participate in software and algorithm design, development, and integration efforts as subject matter expert and assist with defining operational processes, testing and validation, and maintaining operational environments. Required Qualifications: * Active TS/SCI security clearance at minimum. Must be able to obtain a polygraph after hire. * Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or related field * 10+ years' experience supporting aerospace programs * Experience with aerospace software tools to include operation, testing, and validation. * Expert orbitology knowledge and mathematics required. * Able to think creatively and operate in a collaborative, fast-paced, process-oriented, deadline-driven and sometimes ambiguous environment with little supervision. * Able to express yourself confidently, concisely, and accurately through written and oral communications. Desired Qualifications: * Familiarity with current IC systems and associated policies/procedures is desired, with an emphasis on deriving requirements, analyzing the effectiveness of operational environments, and suggesting improvements to the operational environments. * Experience with satellite ground systems. 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 and paternity leave * Company-paid infertility treatments * Cross-training and professional development opportunities * The ability to influence major initiatives Security Clearance: This position requires the candidate to have an active TS/SCI security clearance and maintain said 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.

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