Senior MBSE/Digital Engineer

Job Locations US-CO-Aurora
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Position Category
Space & Intelligence


Ready to make an impact! Peraton is seeking a driven Senior level MBSE/Digital Engineer to work on-site with our customer in Aurora, CO.


As an engineer on our team, you’ll work with Peraton on the U.S. Space Force Remote Sensing SE&I program 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 Space Force. 


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


The Senior MBSE/Digital Engineer will be responsible for the following but not limited to:

  • Incorporating Digital Engineering (DE) to establish authoritative systems definitions and manage Remote Sensing system baseline complexity
  • Working to a DE Development Plan to document the DE ecosystem, tools, processes and industry standards.
  • Developing and maintaining the authoritative source of truth to allow Government access to an integrated, seamless, and real-time DE environment platform that enables interactive development and collaboration among systems engineers at the Government portfolio and program levels
  • Developing integrated Government approved views consisting of the architecture, requirements, requirements verification, schedule and risks into a consistent and traceable system definition for each capability area.
  • Ensuring traceability of CONOPS and Operational Threads to activity diagrams (OV-5b, OV-6c) to role-specific, verb-based user stories or use cases (as appropriate), which trace to scenario-based test and evaluation test cases
  • Reviewing and analyzing program prime contractor DE resources and models to include assessment of proper linkage of architecture to requirements and their verification, consistency of system definition data, bi-directional traceability of requirements, and traceability to authentic requirements.
  • Support development of portfolio models that enable the analysis of the “As‐Is” and “To‐Be” Remote Sensing full‐lifecycle portfolio architecture, and enable coordination with external or higher level U.S. Space Command enterprise models
  • Work with team to develop and manage program architecture products to include Department of Defense (DoD) Architecture Framework (DODAF) architecture views and an Information Support Plan (ISP) (or Tailored ISP (TISP)), IAW Air Force ISP Guide, JCIDS Manual, CJCSI 5123.01G, DODI 8330.01, AFMAN 33‐407 and DODAF


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, mathematics, computer science, or equivalent technical discipline and 10-12 years of relevant experience; Master's degree and eight (8) -10 years of relevant experience; PhD and five (5) – seven (7) years of experience; High-school Diploma/GED and 14 years of relevant experience in lieu of a completed degree
  • 10+ years of system engineering experience supporting 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
  • Knowledge of service level concepts of operation and deployment of system capability
  • Knowledge of systems engineering standards, including IEEE 15288.1 and IEEE 15288.2
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate and establish collaborative relationships with government clients, Federally Funded Research and Developmental Centers (FFRDC), and associate contractor teammates to achieve program goals


Desired qualifications:

  • A current TS/SCI security clearance
  • Master’s degree in an engineering, mathematics, physics, or equivalent technical discipline and eight (8) -10 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with performing systems engineering, integration, and test on space-based remote sensing systems
  • Knowledge of DoD 5000.01/02
  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional certifications (ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP)



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 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 eligible to participate 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

$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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