Senior Systems Engineer - Space and Counterspace Analysis

Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence



This position provides system integration and systems engineering services to an office specializing in space and counterspace analysis of sensitive topics and techniques. The candidate should have experience working on data protected at the highest levels, and experience with multi-level security environments. The candidate will perform engineering analysis in preparation for delivery of a new architecture and may provide support for preparing an acquisition effort within this field. Candidates are expected to be experts in their field with adequate experience to support this level of knowledge.


Required Qualifications: 

BS 10-12, MS 8-10, Phd 5-7


  • Master's degree in Systems Engineering (or related STEM) with 12+ experience in related technical or scientific fields such as engineering, physics, mathematics; or PhD degree in Engineering (or related STEM) with 4+ years of experience in related technical or scientific fields such as engineering, physics, mathematics.
  • Experience with machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) with RADAR and RF processing for Space Situational Awareness (SSA) applications.
  • Demonstrated experience with space situational awareness, space-based sensors, and threat analysis.
  • IT experience in SSA including knowledge of systems across the IC and DoD community.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing multi-Level Security (MLS) requirements that meet all sensitive security (physical and cyber) requirements, high performance astrophysics-based capacity, high performance visualization compute capacity, privately controlled cloud solution, and AI high performance compute and store.
  • Experience dealing with data and data sources that exist at multiple security domains.
  • Experience protecting data and implementing controls in sensitive environments, encryption-at-rest, encryption-at-motion; experience with implementing NSA approved Cross Domain Solutions for services.
  • Experience with the security policies and technical capabilities necessary to combine intelligence data from multiple sources into a unified product.
  • Demonstrated experience with Integrated Protection Strategy (IPS).
  • Experience with space environment and threats analysis.
  • Experience with multiple data collection techniques and an in-depth understanding of GEOINT phenomenology.
  • Demonstrated experience with MBSE processes, tools, and languages.
  • Demonstrated experience with Software Development Frameworks.
  • Demonstrated experience with photogrammetry, remote sensing, image science, information sciences, geographic information systems, geomatics, or related fields.


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.

Salary Range

Salary Minimum: $72,500
Salary Mid: $145,000
Salary Maximum: $181,300

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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