Data and Innovation Lead

Job Locations US-FL-Homestead
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI
Cyber Mission


Peraton is looking for a Data Lead who has experience scoping, executing, and scaling programs and projects supporting operations in U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM). This role will provide strategic, technical, and advisory guidance to government stakeholders and program staff. This position will be a key contributor supporting our team.

  •  Provides expertise in capturing and sharing knowledge across the organization to promote a cohesive, standardized experience for engineers, developers, program management, and customers.
  • Promotes knowledge sharing through the organization's operational business processes, and leverages knowledge management technologies to ensure that information is discoverable, relevant, accessible, current, and accurate.
  • Identify access control requirements for mission-critical information and propose solutions to provide or restrict access as required.
  • Curates and catalogs information sources to support optimal utilization of information, traceability between related information artifacts, data tagging, and archival of deprecated information.
  • Promotes collaborative tools such as activity rooms to facilitate sharing of ideas and work among internal teams and external partners.
  • Works with AI/ML engineers and data scientists to identify and capitalize on opportunities to exploit data in novel, innovative ways to include data enrichment, aggregation and predictive modeling/alerting
  • Regularly interface with Peraton Labs and partner technology providers to be ahead of emerging technology requirements
  • Provide support for the establishment and nurturing of communities of practice, including workshops, one-on-one guidance, and troubleshooting.
  • Shares experiences across communities of practice, business units, and networks on innovative approaches in knowledge sharing, including preparation of case studies.
  • Help to monitor and evaluate the knowledge sharing program, including external benchmarking and evaluation programs/opportunities.
  • Maintains communications on knowledge sharing across the organization, participation in orientation and training sessions, and preparation of brochures/presentations.
  • Familiarity with developing and delivering knowledge sharing programs and with the company’s or customers information infrastructure.
  • Experience in establishing effective partnerships within and outside the organization.
  • May supervise more junior team members and assist in hiring technical talent.
  • Strong candidates will have strong configuration management skills and may have a background in or currently perform in a system engineering role.


Basic Qualfications:

  • Active TS/SCI-eligible clearance
  • 12 years of experience
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Program Management, Business Management, Economics, Political Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related disciplines
  • Demonstrated experience leading innovation, transformation, and organizational change management initiatives.
  • Familiarity with traditional data programming languages (eg Python, C++, etc.) and visualization/workflow management software (Jira, ServiceNow, Tableau) to shape development priorities
  • Demonstrated experience developing, implementing, and leading/managing service delivery and management for Enterprise capabilities.
  • Experience in producing technical white papers on topics related to data and sister topics relevant to USSOUTHCOM and this role
  • Experience maintaining information in tools such as SharePoint, Confluence, or other content management systems, communication portals, or wiki-type systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience planning, developing, and implementing Digital Transformation initiatives and Agile frameworks such as SAFe© / Scrum / Kanban
  • Experience with web content development frameworks such as Service Now, Power BI, or other similar tools
  • Previous relevant military experience in USSOUTHCOM Operations

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

$135,000 - $216,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed