Senior Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


Ready to make an impact? Seeking a cleared Senior level Systems Engineer with IP networking background, to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to develop a next generation satellite terminal.


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

  • Identification and analysis of customer requirements
  • Development of system design to meet requirements
  • Selection of COTS products to support design and configuration
  • Integration of system components, and development
  • Maintenance of system drawings and other design artifacts


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI and the ability to obtain/pass a polygraph
  • B.S. Degree in Engineering, Systems, or related field of study with at least 12 years of professional experience in systems or network engineering
  • Working knowledge of IP networking concepts and technologies: IP Addressing / Subnetting, Routing and Switching fundamentals, and TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • Experience configuring Juniper and Cisco network devices or similar vendor products
  • Proficient using Microsoft Visio
  • Active Security+ certification or equivalent

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with protocols such as BGP & IPsec
  • Experience with Cisco ASA/Firepower
  • CCNA or other industry standard network certification
  • Familiarity with SATCOM or other forms of wireless communications
  • Experience working with IP capable satellite modems
  • System and network testing experience

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

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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