System Engineer 2

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Peraton is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join their team based in Annapolis Junction, MD. This is a full time onsite opportunity and this role will give you the opportunity to:


  • Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s)- Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), Service-oriented Architecture (SOA), etc.
  • Contribute to the development of sections of systems engineering documentation such as Systems Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and Interface Control Documents
  • Assist with the development of systems requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components
  • Coordinate the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination
  • Participate in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluations of all necessary development and operational considerations. Allocate real-time process budgets and error budgets to systems and subsystem components
  • Generate alternative system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions
  • Define methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems, and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan
  • Develop system design solution that satisfies system requirements and fulfills functional analysis.
  • Review and provide input to program and contract work breakdown structures (WBS), work packages, and the integrated master plan (IMP)
  • Participate in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle
  • Derive from the system requirements an understanding of stakeholder needs, functions that may be logically inferred and implied as essential to system effectiveness. 


  • Bachelor's Degree with 12-15 years of experience in Systems Engineering, or Mater's Degree and 10-13 years of experience or Phd and 10 years' experience
  • TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Consult in highly specialized, leading edge information technologies and methodologies
  • Provide highly technical and specialized guidance concerning automated solutions to complex information processing problems
  • Perform complex analyses and studies
  • Prepare reports and presentations
  • Manage Government directed project work
  • Complete medium to large complex projects and major phases or very large projects
  • Perform the fact-finding, analysis, and development of hypothesis/conclusions, production of final recommendation reports and deliver of presentation
  • Deliver project on time and to budget
  • Provide technical input towards architecture discussions through technical and best practice consultation
  • Must have experience with various cloud infrastructure services such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Platform, IBM Cloud Services, etc.
  • Experience with SD WAN, DDI, and Infoblox is a plus


Peraton Overview

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 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 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

EEO Tagline (Text Only)

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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