Systems Engineer - Space Missions
Peraton is seeking a 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 documentsRequirements documentsSpecificationsInterface Control DocumentsValidation & Verification PlansPlan and execute end-to-end systems integrationPerform analysis, design, and development of ground systemsLead and perform trade studiesRequired QualificationsA Bachelor's degree in engineering, physics, computer science, or mathematics and at least 5 years (or 3 years with Masters degree in engineering, physics, computer science or mathematics) of experience in the analysis, design, and development of communications systems.Prior experience leading and performing trade studies associated with ground systemsPrior experience coordinating and directing the work of peersSecurity 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 QualificationsA Master's degree in engineering, physics, computer science, or mathematicsPrior experience working with NASA programs and projectsPrior experience working with Department of Defense and/or Intelligence Community organizationsHave the ability to work under challenging timelines with ambiguityPrior experience with mission integrationPeraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's 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 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.