Applications Systems Architect Principal Technical Specialist

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
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Defense Mission & Health Solutions


We are hiring a Senior System Architect in Huntsville, Alabama. The position will include technical briefings and advisement to leadership on recommended courses of action, trade studies, architecture and design, competing capabilities, performance, risks, and impacts to the ASE PMO mission.The person that fills this role will be responsible for the following.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Designs and develops solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns.
  •  Performs independent high-level design of ASE application systems and how it would interface with aviation platforms.
  • Establishes the basic structure of the system, defines essential core design features and elements that provide the framework.
  • Works closely with systems users in the identification and resolution of user problems and concerns for complex projects.
  • Performs cost-benefit analyses to determine whether requirements are best met by manual, software, or hardware functions; making maximum use of commercial off-the-shelf or already developed components.
  • Generates a set of acceptance test requirements for complex systems, together with the designers, test engineers, and the
  • user to determine that all of the high-level requirements have been met, especially for the computer-human-interface.
  • May participate in business development activities.

*Contingent on Contract Award*



BS 16-18, MS 14+, Phd 10+


Basic Qualifications: 


The candidate must have a strong understanding of senor to platform integration from an electrical perspective.

  • Be fluent in the Microsoft Office toolset
  • Be a US citizen
  • Be able to work from the customer facility on a regular basis unless customer approved to work outside the local area
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree (or advanced degree) from an accredited college (ABET preferred) in engineering, the sciences or mathematics
  • Have a minimum of 15 years combined Government/DoD experience in performing the essential duties listed above
  • TS Clearance: Required 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An additional plus is knowledge in PEO Aviation weapon systems and aircraft survivability equipment design, integration, testing and deployment considerations.

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

$112,000 - $179,000. 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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