Lead Integration & Test Cloud Software Engineer - Satellite Systems

Job Locations US-FL-Melbourne
Requisition ID
Position Category
Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
No Clearance Required
Space & Intelligence



Telesat is developing a highly innovative global network composed of 198 state-of-the-art Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites, seamlessly integrated with on-ground data networks. Peraton’s OS/COMET product is currently used to support existing operations of their legacy satellites and we hope to continue our relationship with Lightspeed.


Peraton is seeking a Lead Integration and Test Software Engineer in Melbourne, FL to support our commercial software product and associated application teams.  This position will be responsible for leading a team performing system level software integration and test (I&T) activities for Satellite Ground Station Command and Control applications ensuring system compatibility to meet program technical, schedule and cost objectives.  This includes the test and integration of COTS-based systems from the system design phase through development, documentation, installation and commissioning of the completed system.    


This is primarily a remote position for a candidate within commutable distance to the Peraton facility in Melbourne, FL; the candidate may commute periodically to Melbourne and travel to other locations as needed.




  • Position will require the generation of test procedures for the validation and verification of software components to analyze requirements for integration and/or testability issues. 
  • Ability to support test readiness reviews, formal system verification of the system requirements and final test reports. 
  • Recognizes and adopts best practices in documentation, testing and efficient use of resources.  
  • Utilizes basic administration and configuration of RedHat Enterprise Linux in order to resolve configuration issues and integrate Red Hat Linux systems with other existing environments.



Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 12 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 10 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 7 years with Ph.D. Equivalent years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with software development methodologies and life cycles; specifications and testing
  • Experience with implementing automated test tools.
  • Experience in testing-to-requirements and an understanding how to build tests.
  • Experience in product deployment and testing for releases
  • Experience with RedHat Linux
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in developing tests scripts.
  • Experience with the Atlassian software development and test toolset
  • Experience in Satellite Ground Station – Command and Control applications and software integration and troubleshooting experience of complex, multi-application systems, as well as Satellite Mission Planning Software.
  • Communicates effectively with management, peers, and the customer.
  • Experience in planning and coordinating with the customer for product.
  • Displays excellent teamwork skills with the ability to lead a team in a test lab environment.

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 peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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