Systems Engineering, SME

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
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Position Category
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


We are hiring an ASE PMO System Engineer Lead who will oversee and works at a high-visibility level on ASE Product systems engineering, performance and qualification testing, and platform integration activities in Huntsville, AL.  This role may provide the ability work both on/offsite(Hybrid).


What you'll do:

  • Using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates, and modifies end-to-end systems and acquisition logistics.
  • Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle.
  • Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design government standards through formal verification methods.
  • Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with other engineering disciplines to develop lower-level detailed implementation requirements.
  • Establishes and coordinates development of standards, practices, and procedures as related to the overall product development. Designs interfaces and brings system elements together, so they work as a whole.
  • Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Customer liaison and support for business development activities and to understand and shape requirements.
  • Participates in system conceptual design and documentation of the design concepts. Translates high level product development strategies into system requirement specifications and works with multi-discipline engineering teams to develop lower-level detailed requirements.
  • Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements through compliance verification and validation. Generates system level requirements verification procedures and customer acceptance test procedures.
  • Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they meet the objectives of the contractual requirements and participates in the testing process to validate requirements.


What you'll need:

  • Education:  BS/BA with 16 years of experience, 14 years with an MS/MA or 10 years with a PhD
  • Be fluent in the Microsoft Office toolset
  • Clearance:  Active Secret required
  • Be able to work from the customer facility on a regular basis unless customer approved to work outside the local area
  • 15 years systems engineering experience supporting combined Government/DoD 


Other Qualifications:

Have experience working in a DoD acquisition project management office is a plus. 

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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