Operations & Sustainment Lead

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


Performs an assortment of complex engineering duties such as the planning of manufacturing and the installation, operation, and maintenance of electrical apparatus. Provides existing support to activities in the use of electrical devices and energy for commercial, domestic, and industrial use. Design and develop electronics and circuits. Perform product testing and create models and prototypes. Develop and document electronic schematics for products. Performs a variety of engineering work in designing, planning and overseeing manufacture, construction, installation, operation, and maintenance of electric or electronic components, equipment, systems, facilities, and machinery used in generation, transmission, distribution, and utilization of electrical energy for domestic, commercial, and industrial consumption. Works directly with engineers in other disciplines to augment production size and value. May provide work leadership and training to lower level professional and technical staff. May act as internal consultant providing technical guidance on most complex projects.


This program will support potential mission areas including space situational awareness, foreign counter space threats, emerging threat systems in denied areas, special communications to include RF spectrum, mobile capabilities, cybersecurity (HW/SW assessments), vehicle telematics, Internet of Things (IoT), data exfiltration, and cross-domain rapid integration and prototyping.



BS 12-15, MS 10-13. Phd 10+


Required qualifications:

  • Active DoD Top Secret SCI Clearance w/ CI POLY.

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physical Science, Computer Science, Operations Research/Systems Analysis, or a related field preferred.
  • A minimum of ten years of experience in research, design, development, integration, and implementation of RF prototype capabilities, subsystems, systems, and platforms based on system-level requirements.
  • Proven expertise in RF engineering principles and processes.
  • RF collection system experience.
  • 10+ years of troubleshooting RF systems.
  • 7+ years’ experience deriving/verifying RF system requirements.
  • Understanding of various antenna solutions.

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

$146,000 - $234,000. 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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