Cyber Systems Engineering, Senior Advisor

Job Locations US-MD-Laurel
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


The responsibility of the Project Manager is to provide oversight on customer projects to provide surveillance to improve overall program outcomes. The Project Manager will ensure project requirements are satisfied while managing resources for the project as well as the schedule. The decision to manage all project requires change to processes and procedures to tailor project  management to new and existing projects. This will develop, communicate, and implement best Project Management practices to promote efficient delivery of our mission outcomes.


The process identifies four phases associated with deploying a system: Initiation, Planning, Execution, and Closeout. Deployment initiation begins with the initial definition of the requirements and continues through the planning and execution of the system and then transition to Sustainment. In Sustainment, the Project Manager maintains an operational awareness of the organization Network and works with Cloud Ops and other customers to coordinate any outages and their impacts and schedules them for the least amount of impact as possible.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Twelve (12) years experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required
  • Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required
  • Experience developing and deploying storage within clustered or cloud environments
  • Experience planning and integrating secure compliant solutions based on legal, policy, and compliance directives
  • Ability to recommend a preferred solution based on selection criteria adjusted
  • Ability to provide technical direction for the full systems engineering life cycle


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.




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

$190,000 - $304,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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