Senior Level Sensor Integration Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Requisition ID
2024-145727
Position Category
Engineering
Clearance
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Sector
Space & Intelligence

Responsibilities

The lead for Sensor Integration Engagement provides both coordination and systems engineering expertise to accelerate the adoption of new Technologies into the NSG enterprise.  The candidate is responsible, in consultation with the DD AOC, to work with relevant subject matter experts in Analysis and Research to coordinate participation in sensor integration activities.  They shall work with all Analysis stakeholders (along with other acquisition offices in CIO-T, Research and elsewhere) to document the enduring sensor integration needs and verify work developed and sustained by the appropriate IPA projects.   

 

Duties include:

  • Coordinate participation with sensor integration activities.
  • Provide input to and help to draft/review sections of utility assessments for new sensors.
  • Work to decompose sensor integration activities into enduring requirements and engage with IPA product managers to see those requirements implemented in the enterprise baseline.
  • Engage with mission customers and users to shape and define future capabilities.
  • Participate in customer and program strategic and tactical planning activities.
  • Participate in the development of system architectures to evolve mission services.
  • Assess new technologies that have the potential to support sensor integration for fit-for-use by mission services, employing quantifiable and traceable criteria to enable future decision making.
  • Conduct AoAs and provide data-driven recommendations
  • Identify project key decision points and provide Go/No-Go recommendations.
  • Conduct user outreach to communicate planned architecture changes, operational concepts, and project status, and accept user inputs for optimization of delivery plans.
  • Produce weekly activity reports for use by government customers and the program.
  • Develop and present effective technical presentations to senior management and to technical/non-technical audiences; must possess strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Explain technical issues clearly/accurately to technical/non-technical audiences; and conduct issue coordination within and across agencies.
  • Work with customers to resolve technical and programmatic issues

Qualifications

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 eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

 

Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD

 

Skills and Experience:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Mathematics / Physical Sciences / Engineering or 12 years of related technical experience in lieu of degree.
  • 12+ years of systems engineering, systems integration, or systems development experience
  • Experience in government or industry in relevant work areas including: DoD/IC Acquisition Process, SAFe Agile acquisition product ownership, merging disparate architectures, CONOPS development, automation and computer vision, conducting imagery and/or geospatial analysis.
  • Experience with artificial intelligence, machine learning or workflow automation
  • TS/SCI clearance adjudication or ability to obtain SCI and pass a poly.

Desired:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science / Mathematics / Physical Sciences / Engineering or related technical experience
  • At least two years’ experience within the last 5 years with artificial intelligence, machine learning or workflow automation
  • 2+ years of experience in one or more disciplines of GEOINT analytic tradecraft and analysis production system development
  • 2+ years of experience in government acquisition processes
  • 1+ years of experience in agile Systems development
  • Demonstrated experience with efforts to manage the development and improvement of sensors and system architecture.

 

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

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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