Acquisition Support Systems Engineer

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


Peraton is hiring an Acquisition Support Systems Engineer to join our Cyber Mission business unit in Jessup, MD. As a systems engineer on our team, you will support one of the largest enterprise-wide Engineering contracts within the Intelligence Community. This is a full-time position requiring 1880 hours of support per year; and work is performed at the customer site. As an Acquisition Support Systems Engineer on our team you will provide a broad range of systems engineering support for a customer acquisition program; supporting a government Lead Systems Engineer in the development of requirements over the entire acquisition life cycle; helping to standardize documentation; and developing required acquisition milestone decision technical documentation.

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  • Decision tracking, cross thread analysis, configuration management
  • Conduct traceability between each mission need, Required Performance Metric, mission threads/use cases, and associated FRD specifications
  • Provide technical inputs to program Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), Technology Readiness Assessments, and program Risk Management plans and activities
  • Ensure consistent implementation of the customers systems engineering plan, along with development of a Test Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP)
  • Establish and maintain a Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)
  • Keep PM informed of cost, schedule, and performance impacts associated with requirements changes and growth
  • Provide systems engineering support to program milestones such as SSR, SFR, PDR, CDR
  • Assist in the preparation of Operational Concepts to describe system and user interactions
  • Support the design, development and documentation of the program’s architecture
  • Responsible for the direct supervision of the Systems Engineering/Analysis staff, as assigned.


Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related discipline and at least 20 years of systems engineering experience. A Master’s or PhD Degree may be substituted for two years of experience.  Note: a High School Diploma or GED plus 24 years of systems engineering experience would also be acceptable.
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph


Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • A broad experience in systems engineering disciplines, system integration, architecture development, and experience supporting a major system acquisition program.
  • A demonstrated ability to work constructively and successfully with diverse stakeholders to resolve mission and technical issues.
  • Self-starter, with high attention to detail, and be proficient with Microsoft Office tools, especially Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.



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 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.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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