Testing Systems Engineering

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


Peraton is hiring a Testing Systems Engineer to join our Cyber Mission business unit in Annapolis Junction, MD. As a Systems Engineer on our team, you will support one of the largest enterprise-wide engineering contracts within the Intelligence Community. As a Testing Systems Engineer on our team you will provide Systems Engineering Support to Program Milestones and design reviews, specifically serving as the IOC/FOC Test Lead for major increments of the Program. You will also assist the government in Quarterly Release Planning and prioritization of new mission capabilities coming to production; and oversee sprint planning and coordination of deployments, reporting status and potential risk assessments to the Government POC. You will be required to work with Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leads on the Program’s presentation UI issues and fixes.  Activities you will engage in include SE/IOT&E Documentation; coordination with Government independent test & evaluation teams (NOTA); coordination with IPT Leads and SEIT team on DT/OA capabilities; scheduling, execution, and project management of test events; and prioritization /closeout of high priority defects. This is a full-time position requiring 1880 hours per year.


Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or other related discipline plus at least 20 years of systems engineering experience. A Master’s degree or PhD may be substituted for two years of experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 24 years of systems engineering experience would also be acceptable.
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience in automated and manual testing.
  • This position requires strong technical and communication skills. Successful candidates will be great communicators, good listeners, comfortable with change and uncertainty, big-picture oriented, and technically proficient.
  • Expertise in MS Excel and other MS Office applications.


Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • Experience in Malware Analysis
  • Thread Engineering
  • Experience in providing training on tools
  • Experience in Automated Testing Tools/Scripting – Test Automation
  • Experience in providing Risk Assessments





Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


Peraton is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and participation in an attractive bonus plan.


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

$176,000 - $282,000. 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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