Senior Navy METOC Specialist

Job Locations US-MS-Stennis Space Center
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Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton is seeking to identify highly motivated and qualified individuals for various future opportunities.  We are currently seeking a Senior Navy METOC Specialist


Our team supports technical solutions associated with the collection, processing, and exploitation of assured, relevant, and timely oceanographic, meteorological, hydrographic, precise time and astrometric information for the Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (CNMOC). Candidates who join our team play an integral role in the design, development, and innovative modernization of the IT infrastructure used to provide meteorology and oceanography support to warfighters afloat and ashore. We will maintain, upgrade, and modernize the IT infrastructure to include engineering, software development, administration, and data management.


To be considered, you must MEET or EXCEED the qualifications and requirements as they are outlined.


Must be a US Citizen and hold a DoD Secret clearance, Top Secret clearance preferred

This is a hybrid on site/telework environment.

Candidates must be within a commutable distance from the primary physical location they are hired for


This work includes but is not limited to:

  • Applies subject matter knowledge to high level analysis, collection, assessment, design, development, modeling, simulation, integration, installation, documentation, and implementation.
  • Resolves problems, which require an intimate knowledge of the related technical subject matter.
  • Applies principles and methods of the subject matter to specialized solutions.
  • Includes but not limited to scientific encoding, environmental, scientific, maintenance and repair processes, and logistical support activities.
  • Performs as a consulting team member or an individual consultant providing objective advice, expertise, and specialized skills in, but not limited to, supporting projects related to Navy METOC.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to colleagues, subordinates, and government representatives.
  • Assures the proper use of current or requested programming, testing and documentation techniques.
  • Produces and/or reviews documentation and reports reflecting knowledge of areas.


  • BS 8-10, MS 6-8, PhD 3-5 or AS w/ 10 years or HS+12 (related military exp. in lieu of education)
  • Must be a US Citizen and hold a DoD Secret clearance, Top Secret clearance preferred
  • Subject matter expertise in one or more of the following:
    • Astronomy, Biology, Computer Science, Meteorology, Oceanography, Acoustics, Bathymetry, Physics, Hydrology, Geology, Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Operations, Research, Physical, Statistical, Theoretical, Modeling
  • 6+ years in Numerical Weather Prediction and Oceanographic modeling or Oceanographic and Meteorological sciences
  • Experience with Tasking, Collections, Processing, Exploitation, Dissemination (TCPED) process
  • Experience with Battlespace on Demand (BonD) process
  • Must be familiar with COMNAVMETOCCOM, NAVIFOR and their subordinate Activities’ IT infrastructure
  • Systems analysis, development, and implementation using a variety of technologies
  • 6+ years with Linux and FORTRAN

Desired Experience:  

  • Experience with DoD Architecture Framework (DODAF)
  • Familiar with DoD IT Portfolio Repository (DITPR)-DON certification process
  • Familiar with various operating systems, databases, and programming languages

Benefits: At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best, beyond the work you do with us daily. We are fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans, to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.




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

$86,000 - $138,000. 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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