Systems Engineer - Satellite Mission Planning (Hybrid)

Job Locations US-FL-Melbourne
Requisition ID
Position Category
Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


 Peraton is seeking a System Engineer in Melbourne, FL to provide system engineering for Satellite Mission Planning and Scheduling applications.  Work will include analysis of system requirements; the derivation of software requirements to implement the software design; and support for the testing and deploying of these applications into an AWS Cloud environment.  These activities will be implemented using an Agile methodology. This will require the candidate to work with the Agile team to plan, implement and demonstrate capability in an ongoing basis per the Agile Sprint cycles. Candidate will have the ability to communicate and present engineering concepts to the program team.



  • Derivation and analysis of the system requirements for mission planning and scheduling software applications, to include system design, oversight of the implementation and testing of these applications using an Agile development methodology in a cloud environment. 
  • The system engineer will be responsible for the delivery of these applications using Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines for build and deployment. 
  • This position requires the ability to develop scheduling algorithms of moderate scope and complexity. 


Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree (or equivalent) with 2-4 years of related work experience M.S. Degree with 0-2 years of related experience; H.S. Diploma/ GED with 8-10 years of related experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with Agile software development methodology for the design, implementation, and testing of software applications.
  • Expertise in data structures and algorithms
  • Position requires an active TS/SCI clearance and polygraph,

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with mission planning and scheduling systems.
  • Experience with the Amazon Web Services cloud architecture associated with cloud development.
  • Proficient in MS Office (3 years’ experience creating technical documents).
  • Proficient communication and organization skills to interact with internal company contacts and customers.
  • Familiarity with the Agile Product Development Cycle, modern DevSecOps practices and short release cycles.
  • Experience in delivering Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines for software deployment.
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment.

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

$86,000 - $138,000. 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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