Senior Systems Engineer - Space Missions
Job Description Peraton is seeking Senior Systems Engineer to join our team in Greenbelt, Maryland to support our Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The successful candidate will be responsible for systems engineering activities associated with the development of NASA communications ground systems in support of new human spaceflight programs and initiatives and NASA science missions. This position also involves being a part of a dynamic team executing concurrent planning and execution to meet high-priority national timelines for missions. This position will be responsible for the following: * Develop systems engineering-related documentation including: * Operations Concept documents * Requirements documents * Specifications * Interface Control Documents * Validation & Verification Plans * Plan and execute end-to-end systems integration * Perform analysis, design, and development of ground systems * Lead and perform trade studies Required Qualifications * A Bachelor's degree in engineering, physics, computer science, or mathematics * At least 10 years of experience in the analysis, design, and development of communications systems * Prior experience leading and performing trade studies associated with ground systems * Prior experience coordinating and directing the work of peers * Security clearance - this position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship. Desired Qualifications * A Master's degree in engineering, physics, computer science, or mathematics * Prior experience working with NASA programs and projects * Prior experience working with Department of Defense and/or Intelligence Community organizations * Have the ability to work under challenging timelines with ambiguity * Prior experience with mission integration Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can't 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.