SITEC - Senior Systems Engineer - Hurlburt Field, Florida

Job Locations US-FL-Hurlburt Field
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Position Category
Top Secret
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton requires Systems Engineers to support the Special Operation Command Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) – 3.  This position is located at Hurlburt Field in Fort Walton Beach, FL.


The purpose of the Special Operations Forces Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) 3 Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) Task Order (TO) is to provide USSOCOM, its Component Commands, its Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs), and its deployed forces with Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services to maintain Network Operations (NetOps); maintain systems and network infrastructure; provide end user and common device support; provide configuration, change, license, and asset management; conduct training, and perform Install, Move, Add, Change (IMACs) services. The responsibilities and tasks associated with each requirement play a pivotal role to USSOCOM, the CIO/J6 organization, and ultimately the end-user who operate around the globe 24x7x365.


Systems Engineers perform tier three systems support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. In addition to in-depth technical knowledge of the Government’s software and hardware, Systems Engineers need advanced analytical, troubleshooting and design skills. The ability to communicate with technical and non-technical users also is essential. Systems Engineers must be familiar with the systems engineering process and data as a fundamental building block for performance improvement. Participation in working groups, design reviews and system tests are required. This position will help generate assessments, as well as develop and implement actionable recommendations based on reviews. Systems Engineers require extensive knowledge of the development process, including specification, documentation, and quality assurance. Senior Systems Engineer is also a leadership role and provides guidance and direction to junior systems support technicians.



Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Providing planning and engineering guidance to planners
  • Assisting with system and network planning for contingencies, exercises, and operations
  • Creating, designing, or scripting tools and playbooks that can automate configuration processes.
  • Providing detailed planning of network changes to support emerging requirements.
  • Reviewing, editing, publishing, and maintaining documentation and diagrams of engineering and design activities in agreed upon and accepted industry standard format.
  • Identifying and recommending tools and processes to accomplish enterprise NetOps tasks.
  • Providing design and architectural recommendations for long-term/chronic problem resolution
  • Assisting with immediate and emergency troubleshooting and problem resolution as required
  • Maintaining currency in applicable industry standards from bodies such as the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics
  • Some positions may require shift work and/or an ability to work a non-standard work schedule to support the USSOCOM mission.


Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of HS 12+ Years, BS 8 Years, MS 6 Years, PhD 3 Years. 
  • DoD Top Secret Clearnce or higher clearance is required.
  • At least 8 years of related experience in support of a DoD enterprise level IT program
  • Ability to focus on engineering from a performance optimization perspective.
  • Expertise in a systems or application programming language or scripting (e.g., Java, C++, PowerShell, VB, VBS)
  • Expertise with server virtualization on an enterprise scale (e.g., HyperV, VMWare, etc.)
  • Expertise with server maintenance and optimization, as well as backup and reovery
  • Expertise with Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, MECM.
  • Expertise with enterprise level storage platforms and interfaces
  • Knowledge of data structures and relational database systems relevant to candidates work area (e.g., Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, PostGres)
  • Working knowledge of network and information exchange technologies (e.g., TCP/IP, RESTful, SOAP, HTTP)
  • Expertise with system engineering processes and techniques
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Strong technical writing skills

DoD 8570.01-M IAT II required AND one of the following certifications are preferred

    • MCSE
    • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
    • Nutanix Certified Advanced Professional
    • Microsoft 365 Certified Enterprise Administration Expert
    • Microsoft Certified Expert related to candidate’s work area

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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