Industrial Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-KS-Topeka
Requisition ID
Position Category
Public Trust
Citizen Security & Public Services


Peraton is seeking an Industrial Systems Engineer to join our team of diverse, qualified individuals. The idea candidate will work at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS. The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level. The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.

This position is an on-site position with no ability to work remote


Our Industrial Systems Engineer performs a variety of engineering research and or product development in a test engineering discipline such as electronic, electrical, systems and mechanical engineering. Ability to use advanced theory, mathematical, scientific, or engineering principles to solve problems, conduct testing, prepare documentation, create applications, or devices in the completion of their work. Assist and design and develop systems to test and validate solutions for repairable items. Specific tasks include:

  • Design, develop, and operate systems that deliver products and services
  • Assist in design, development, and modification of systems, end items, machines, and associated test plans
  • Provide technical support in assessments of determining repairable item status based on test requirements
  • Support design and/or fabrication of electrical, mechanical, or electronic systems, assemblies, and subassemblies
  • Contribute to design modifications through CAD and schematic software
  • Contribute to the completion of assigned technical tasks and provides customer support in the engineering discipline
  • Represent the organization and provides customer support
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Assist in reviewing procedures to ensure that the test and repair process is adequate for level of testing
  • Review and evaluate failure data received from field locations, and offers recommendations for resolutions
  • Offer technical solutions to a broad spectrum of difficult problems
  • Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives
  • Contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects
  • Contacts are with immediate supervisor, project leaders, other professionals in the section or group and limited customer interaction
  • Conduct briefings and participate in technical meetings for internal or external representatives concerning specifics to operations
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering or related field and 2-4 years' of experience or Master's degree in technical relatedfield and 0-2 years experience or high school diploma/equivalent and minimum six years relevant experience. 
  • US Citizenship required; must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the engineering field
  • General knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Experience with AutoCad and Cad type software
  • Experience in aspects of design, development, research, and new product introduction (NPI)
  • Communicate effectively; both written and oral
  • Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • Experience with schematic capture software and printed circuit board analysis
  • Understanding of thermal, hydraulic, heat transfer systems, gear ratios, material compositions, load testing, mechanical and motor assemblies, variable frequency drives, hydraulic devices, pneumatic devices, and industrial controls
  • Understanding of Analog/Digital Design, microelectronics, electrical systems and Software development
  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the engineering field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with 3D printing / dimensioning
  • Experience with Motor Design
  • Experience with Electromechanical control theory and systems
  • Familiar with 3D modeling (Catia, ProE, Inventor, Mentor Graphics or similar development system)
  • Familiar with System and test engineering methodology
  • Familiar with fabrication, material composition, machining
  • Basic Electrical AC/DC theory
  • Familiar with depot level repair and design
  • Familiar with device modeling (FPGAs, BGAs, etc)
  • Familiar with Board and component layout
  • Familiar with Schematic Capture S/W
  • Familiar with electronic, electromechanical components
  • Familiar with Software design languages (JTAG, Arduino and similar languages)
  • Familiar with Computer interface S/W (Python, ATEasy or similar interface software)
  • Experience with system and test engineering methodology
  • Green belt, LEAN or Agile certified
  • Completed EIT
  • PE license

Physical Requirements:

  • Sedentary work exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects

  • Physical activity may include reaching, walking, grasping, feeling, and talking, hearing and repetitive motion

  • Required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures

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

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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