Expert Level Space Systems Engineer

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


The KPMO Space Systems Engineer employs a multi-discipline approach to Space, requirements engineering, solutions engineering, reliability, resiliency, services deployment, research & development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across CAP/SAP architectures in the NSG and the DoD/IC to ensure timely and accurate GEOINT. Candidates will be required to sign additional NDAs and provide proof of OCI for performance in the KPMO programs.


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 participation in an attractive bonus plan.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Engineering and +18 years of experience or PhD in Engineering +10 years of experience in related technical or scientific fields such as engineering, physics, mathematics
  • Experience with Integrated Protection Strategy (IPS) or integrating SSA applications
  • Experience with space related activities such as SOSI, BMC3, or orbital analysis
  • Experience dealing with data at multiple classification levels and processing data at multiple classification levels
  • Demonstrated experience with space enterprise information needs
  • Experience with space environments such as space to ground or threat assessments of space assets
  • Experience with physics models to include analyzing space weather effects, and threat/damage analysis of space based objects
  • Experience with space object measurement
  • Experience with NRO/SAO or AF SPO
  • Understanding of MBSE processes, tools, and languages
  • TS/SCI clearance adjudication or ability to obtain SCI and pass a poly


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.


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