Senior Client Advocate

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Requisition ID
Position Category
Project and Program Management
Citizen Security & Public Services


Peraton is seeking a Senior Client Advocate to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The ideal candidate will act as the relationship manager supporting Peraton's Data Center and Cloud Optimization Program (DCCO) program. As a Client Advocate, this individual will serve as a primary liaison to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) and act as the client’s advocate and their voice into Peraton.


This position offers an exceptional opportunity to play a crucial role in expanding Peraton's impact within federal IT services, driving strategic engagements, and contributing to our overall mission of delivering advanced IT solutions. Join us to lead the way in transformative technology engagements with key government clients.  


Must be local to the DC Metro area. Required to travel within the DC Region to customer and non-customer sites.



Day to Day Work Responsibilities:

  • Ensure client satisfaction remains high, based upon quality, value-add & service delivery excellence.
  • Uncover new opportunities to create value, expand footprints, and improve performances.
  • Manages and oversees the business and contractual aspects of the client’s projects and operations & maintenance services being provided to the DHS client.
  • Serve as a first escalation point for programmatic and contractual issues that occur on the client’s programs.
  • Ensure achievement of all business objectives and coordinate with clients to ensure optimal processes.
  • Prepare information flows to report on the business to the client.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders and provide support to customers on all process improvement processes and maintain effective professional relationships with all client’s.
  • Remain knowledgeable of Peraton offerings and catalog services, to bring thought leadership to the DHS client and guide these incremental services to the appropriate contract vehicle.
  • Remain current and knowledge of the DHS components hierarchies. Use existing relationships to develop new ones. Solicit and gain meetings with customers. Partner internally with OU Director and BD alignments when appropriate.
  • Be a single point of contact for the client transition from Task Order execution to Peraton project initiation.
  • Foster relevant client briefings to ensure broad exposure to the breath of Peraton, so to map them to client’s objectives and their drivers for innovation.
  • Be able to manage a pipeline and track opportunities.
  • Identify content setbacks and effectiveness and determine the best content strategy moving forward.


Basic Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship required; Active Secret Clearance required.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years’ experience or Master’s degree and 6 years’ experience. 
  • 5+ years’ experience supporting federal DHS customers in an advocate or engagement role.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to impartially investigate customers concerns, acting as an advocate for the customer as appropriate.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, multitasking, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Exemplary communication, analytical skills, and technical knowledge across the client environment.
  • Ability to produce concise and clear technical documentation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ITIL v4 Certification
  • PMP Certification

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

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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