Senior Systems Engineer - NSG Electro-Optical Ground Commercial Project

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


 At Peraton we drive missions of consequence spanning the globe.  As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise engineering provider we deliver trusted engineering capabilities to our nation’s security and provide solutions which keep our nation safe. The Space and Intelligence Sector is seeking a Senior-Level Systems Engineer to work within our dynamic Enterprise Engineering team in Chantilly VA.  The Enterprise Engineering team supports the Government by providing systems engineering and integration support for NGA’s Sensor Integration (TIS) Office.  This team provides strategic and solutions-level systems engineering support for the integration of new sensor capabilities into the Enterprise architecture.  This position is on our NSG Electro-Optical Ground Commercial (NEOG-C) team. Candidate will work on a team providing strategic and innovative solutions for integrating leading edge commercial GEOINT data, products, and analytic services within the Enterprise.  As a member of our team, you will have the chance to work with customers that are both Government and industry leaders and technology innovators.


The NEOG-C embedded IPA engineer shall have the following responsibilities:


  • Attend all IPA technical meetings acting as the NEOG-C liaison
  • Interact with NEOG-C PMO and contractor team to gather needs for IPA and to report IPA advancements for NEOG-C
  • Gain a technical understanding of IPA programs, capabilities, and planned advancements
  • Generate technical documents and provide technical information to IPA to support NEOG-C interests
  • Provide IPA technical information and access to IPA SMEs to support NEOG-C planning and artifact development
  • Support NEOG-C systems engineering activities: requirements generation, architecture definition, modeling/simulation activities, risk management, schedule management, and RFC development
  • Facilitate NEOG-C / IPA TEMs and other information sharing activities
  • Support and integrate Digital Engineering activities


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.



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Systems Engineering or in a related technical or scientific fields such as Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering Management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program, or related equivalent additional experience of 4 years with no degree or 2 years with a non-STEM degree.
  • 12+ years of experience working in government or industry in relevant work areas including: DoD/IC Acquisition Process, Requirements Process, PPBES Process or systems engineering of large complex System of Systems or Service Oriented Architecture environments residing in cloud, on premise, or hybrid infrastructures.
  • Experience with and strong understanding of systems engineering lifecycle. 
  • TS/SCI clearance adjudication or ability to obtain SCI and pass a polygraph.

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

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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