Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Requisition ID
Position Category
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton is seeking a Systems Engineer within a commutable distance from Fort. Meade, MD.


What You'll Do

  • Have diverse experience providing Linux Systems engineering, test and integration, fielding and operations support, security analysis and design for numerous government contracts, including Cross Domain Enterprise Services.
  • Support a team of twelve cross-domain system engineers and developers to oversee filter and deployment projects
  • Manage concurrent filter projects to ensure that all aspects of the projects including, requirement gathering, development, configuration, testing, and installation occurred successfully and on schedule
  • Work directly with the customers to help ensure their filter projects are proceeding through the Cross Domain Process
  • Install, configure, test, and deploy the High Speed Guard (HSG) servers at several operational sites. Initiate the process of migrating over fifty operational flows to the newly tested and deployed systems.
    Work with operations team to help troubleshoot technical issues in the field
  • Write Administrator, User and Standard Operating Procedures to assist administrators of the system
  • Oversee the design and development of several new deployment projects to continue meeting Raise the Bar (RTB) for the cross-domain environment to include future deployments of High Speed Guard (HSG), Radiant Mercury (RM), Trusted Guard Solutions (TGS), and the Diode deployments
  • Develop and maintain the Engineering and Test Environments to simulate the operation environments
    Writes admin and users guides for installation, operating, and troubleshooting the cross domain systems
  • Develop and executed monitoring and metrics collection for reporting ingress and egress rates of products flowing in and out of the operational system
  • Led, planned and executed V&V of outstanding external interface requirements and external interfaces not directly mapped to requirements.
  • Support updates to requirements, test and/ or documentation as needed related to external interfaces.
  • Worked with Interface and Integration team to validate all external interfaces.
  • Oversee development of Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Reports and Performance Verification Matrix (PVM) for each work assignment for verification and validation activities
  • Implement Security Testing and Analysis used to verify and validate that the as built systems meet the security controls required by the customer
  • Provide requirement Analysis including deriving low-level requirements (SRS) from High level requirements (SRD) and further deriving the low-level requirements into evaluation criteria
  • Develop schedules and resource assignment for Integration and Test activities 
  • Liaison between Solers and Government Acceptance Testing (GAT)


***This is a hybrid opportunity (on-site and some remote-work).   The selected individual must be U.S. Citizen and hold an Active/Current DoD Secret clearance.  The selected individual must hold active Security+ certification or be able to obtain within the first 90 days of employment


Required Qualifications:

  • 2 years with BS/BA; 0 years with MS/MA; 6 years in lieu of degree requirement.
  • Must be U.S. Citizen and hold an Active/Current DoD Secret clearance.
  • Must hold active Security+ certification or be able to obtain within the first 90 days of employment
  • Must have experience developing shell scripts for automation of software installation
  • Must have installed, configured, and maintained Test Environments
  • Ability to write Software Test Plans and Test Procedures, Use Cases, System Administration Manuals, User Manuals, Installation, and
  • Must have knowledge of configuration Guides for software releases
  • Must have executed software and systems testing for both ESPDS and DoD projects
  • Must have developed automated test scripts using SOAtest, JMeter, and SoapUI to simulate Web service calls to various search, publishing, and messaging based systems
  • Must have experience conducting performance and load-based testing for both ESPDS and DoD projects

Perferred Qualifications:

  • Security + (will have to obtain within the first 90 days of employment)
  • Experience providing Linux Systems engineering, test and integration, fielding and operations support, security analysis and design for numerous government contracts, for DISAs Cross Domain Enterprise Services



At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best, beyond the work you do with us daily. We are fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans, to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

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

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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