System Engineer II

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Requisition ID
Position Category
Technical Support / Help Desk
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Peraton is seeking a System Engineer to assist with developing comprehensive SOA solutions, developing operational view; technical standards view, and system and services view for architectures using applicable DoDAF standards; conducting and/or approving end-to-end system trade analyses to optimize system operations over its life-cycle through the proper balance of non-functional system performance areas; using validated models, simulations, and prototyping to mitigate risk and reduce cost of system development; ensuring effective, periodic review and control of the evolving configuration of a system, both hardware and software components and associated documentation, during the life of the system.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Fourteen (14) years’ experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years Linux system administration experience
  • Experience implementing automation and configuration management tools such as Puppet, Salt and Ansible
  • Advanced scripting language experience
  • Operations experience in VMware virtual environments to include ESXi hosts, vCenter Server, VSAN and virtual machines
  • Experience utilizing DoD approved information security standards, policies, practices and tools to perform vulnerability assessments and system hardening
  • Basic understanding of networking principles and configuration
  • Active DoD8570 IAT Level II security certification (e.g.: Security +)
  • Active TS SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Apache NiFi proficiency
  • Ability to navigate, configure dataflows, and use dataflow information with the NiFi User Interface
  • Ability to use key features, including FlowFiles, processors, process groups, controllers, and connections, to define a NiFi dataflow and an understanding of NiFi's architecture configuration is a plus
  • Experience architecting and building VMware virtual environments
  • Ability to document the infrastructure configuration and topology using Microsoft Visio or equivalent drawing tool
  • Experience documenting and editing processes and procedures
  • Experience managing the installation and removal of hardware

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

$146,000 - $234,000. 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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