Junior Systems Integrator

Job Locations US-CA-El Segundo
Requisition ID
Position Category
Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
Space & Intelligence


Ready to make an impact! Peraton is seeking a driven Junior Systems Integrator to work side by side with our client in El Segundo, CA.


As a Junior Systems Integrator, you’ll work with the U.S. Space Force to develop and rapidly deploy the next generation of resilient Missile Warning (MW), Tactical Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (TISR), and Environmental Monitoring (EM) capabilities to deter attacks and provide critical information to our warfighters to defeat our enemies in battle. Your customer will trust you to not only test, analyze, evaluate, validate, and verify these systems, but also identify areas requiring urgent mitigation up front and early to develop this system with advanced technology solutions.  Grow your skills by merging innovative engineering methodologies and cross-disciplinary coordination to create tomorrow’s solutions. Join our team and create the future of Remote Sensing in the Air Force.


**Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required**


The Junior Systems Integrator will be responsible for the following but not limited to:

  • Work with your team to develop, document, execute and update portfolio and program system integration processes and products.
  • Shall develop, maintain, and execute the System Integration and Test Plan (SITP). The SITP will define incremental program build-up and required system integration activities with stakeholder roles and responsibilities. The SITP will also describe relationships and interdependencies between integration activities for developmental system test configurations and deliverable system configurations, integration schedule information, and facilities, hardware, and software configurations required for these integration activities.
  • Provide general payload (to include aux payloads) and spacecraft systems engineering support, including technical support for payload to bus provide general payload (to include aux payloads) and spacecraft systems engineering support, including technical support for payload to bus and Integration & Test related meetings.
  • Support the integration, launch, orbit raising, payload turnon and check.
  • Review integration plans of the space vehicle at the processing and launch facilities and assist Government personnel in planning coverage for key events.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have an active/current Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret / SCI clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, or equivalent technical discipline with two (2) – four (4) years of relevant experience; Master's degree and zero experience – two (2) years of relevant experience; High-school Diploma/GED and eight (8) - 10 years of relevant experience in lieu of a completed degree
  • Minimum of four (4+) years’ experience planning and executing System Integration of complex Space/Ground systems
  • Experience in agile development, planning and executing Governmental Developmental Test and Evaluation on space-related (space, ground, software, hardware system) Major Defense Acquisition Programs
  • Experience performing system integration leading the overall role of relevant System Engineering for DoD, other Government Agency, or commercial programs or projects
  • Experience with supporting overall engineering integration of Systems Engineering and Integration efforts for the DoD, government agencies, or commercial programs
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Ability to understand a program critical path and offer solutions for schedule, cost, and risk issues
  • Ability to understand cost, schedule, risk, EVM, technical performance measures, technical specifications, and test reports from multiple contractors
  • Ability to understand government contracts and reporting systems to extract data and analyze future performance trends
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • A current TS/SCI security clearance
  • Master’s degree in an engineering, mathematics, physics, or equivalent technical discipline
  • Experience with security tools and devices, including network firewalls, web proxy, intrusion prevention systems, vulnerability scanners, or penetration tools, or object-oriented programming languages, including Java or Python
  • Experience with system integration, testing, and project management
  • Experience with DoD acquisition system
  • Experience planning, executing, and reporting on Lead Developmental Test Organization or Operational Test Authority (OTA) Organizations and related activities
  • Experience performing systems engineering, integration, and test on space-based remote sensing systems
  • Experience using Model-Based Systems Engineering approach to manage system definitions and technical baselines
  • DAWIA Level III Program Manager Certification or Acquisition Professional Development Program (APDP) Program Management Level III
  • Knowledge of DoD 5000.01/02
  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional certifications (ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP)

Salary Range Estimates:


The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.




At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 

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

$66,000 - $106,000. 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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