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 an experienced enterprise software test engineer to review business/software requirements, prepare test cases, test scripts, test data and test reports, manually execute functional and regression tests, analyze test results, report defects and assist in their understanding, report testing metrics, and peer review test plans/results. This position is located in Annapolis Junction, MD.


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 enterprise software testing experience working in a team environment.
  • Testing experience using VMware virtual machines to include machine and account creation/ deletion and collaboration with System Administrators to resolve connectivity issues
    • Linux command line experience: 1 year minimum, 3+ years desired
    • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize tasks and deliver quality results in a dynamic fast paced environment
  • Demonstrates written communications skills and MS Office proficiency to document test plans, status and results
    • Analytical skills to perform problem evaluation for failed test cases
  • Demonstrates interpersonal skills to include experience collaborating with software developers and engineers to resolve issues identified during testing
  • Active TS SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Scripting experience (PowerShell, Bash, Python etc.) to improve productivity.
  • Active DoD8570 IAT Level 2 security certification (e.g.: Security +)
  • Apache NiFi experience. Ability to navigate, configure dataflows, and use dataflow information with the NiFi User Interface
  • Jira software user experience documenting and tracking issues
  • Supervisory or leadership experience

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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