Systems Engineer - O&M

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Requisition ID
Position Category
Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
Citizen Security & Public Services


Peraton is seeking a Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is in Herndon, VA. The qualified applicant will become part of Peraton’s Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is modernizing and consolidating the operational environment under a common technology framework to better support the services provided to CAs customers. As part of the modernization program, the Systems Engineer is responsible for a wide range of tasks and associated work products including requirements definition, concept of operations, systems modeling, system interface specifications, estimation, and trade studies


Day to Day Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall hands-on production and operational support for Applications/Services in Cloud, On-Prem and Hybrid.
  • Work closely with various cross functional teams to make sure Operations and Maintenance (O&M) related tasks for services in production are up to date
  • Support in planning and scheduling for upgrade, maintenance of code and infrastructure components in production environment including End Of Life components for Services in Production
  • Make sure all O&M tickets are assigned properly and handled in timely manner within OLA
  • Active participation in all Agile Ceremonies as required (including Program Increment planning)
  • Assist O&M Manager and Lead in Ad-hoc reports generation, data calls and other O&M activities as required
  • Lead and coordinate Security POAMs remediation for all Services in Production
  • License management for enterprise platforms
  • Provide technical and administrative support as required


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and at least 5-7 years’ experience; or Master's degree and 3-5 years' experience or high school diploma/equivalent and 9 years experience. 
  • Minimum 8 years' of experience of hands-on experience in providing production and operational support for COTS and Custom software and Infrastructure components in 24x7 env
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in leading team of Systems Engineers and Subject Matter Experts supporting one or more Enterprise Platform (Siebel, Weblogic, Salesforce)
  • Must have experience in providing production and operational support for Mission Critical Services running on one or more Enterprise platforms such as Siebel, Weblogic, Salesforce
  • Experience working in Agile environment
  • At least 5 years of experience working on Linux OS
  • At least 5 years of experience in at least one DB (Oracle, Siebel, MySQL)
  • Experience in providing production and operational support for Services in Cloud
  • Experience with DevSecOps and CI/CD tools, e.g., Jenkins, Puppet
  • U.S. Citizenship required; must have a Current, Interim Secret (or higher) clearance.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in ServiceNow
  • Experience in Agile tools such as ELM
  • Experience working with Confluence
  • Familiarity with Code Repository such as GitLab
  • Experience in Development such as Java, Angular JS, React JS



At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re 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

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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