Mission Engineer & Integrator

Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Requisition ID
Position Category
Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


Peraton is seeking an experienced Mission Engineer and Integrator to join our talented team of technical and business experts providing key operational and mission support to a SI/SETA mission for a customer in Virginia. Our unique team of technical and business disciplines provide operational support for Systems Engineering and Integration, Mission Planning, and Business Operations to multiple functional mission areas. The team is responsible for the technical design, operations, and mission planning and business operations for the full life cycle of customer specific operations (from concept through development and installation/O&M).


The ideal Mission Engineer and Integrator candidate will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, be a self-starter who will take initiative for helping manage key parts of complex technical developments, possess a desire and ability to work on multiple fast-paced projects, and be willing and able to aggressively learn the activities and focus of the organization.


The Mission Engineer and Integrator candidate will provide technical expertise and support for intelligence collection operations planning and execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Assist Sponsor personnel in reviewing, defining, and clarifying operational requirements.
  • Analyze targets and collection requirements to identify appropriate technologies, capabilities, systems, and equipment to meet operational requirements.
  • Support the generation of and updates to, concepts of operations.
  • Provide operational input to the development of new systems, capabilities, and equipment.
  • Provide tradecraft recommendations and best practices during operations planning.
  • Ensure technical and operational constraints are communicated and addressed as part of operational planning and execution.
  • Perform trade studies from testing and evaluation lessons learned, new intelligence gained and/or operational feedback and provide recommendations for systems.
  • Support the development of operational procedures to include identification of mission contingencies and system troubleshooting.
  • Provide recommendations with respect to end-to-end system capability gaps affecting usability and operability of systems.
  • Support pre-deployment check out of systems and equipment.
  • Support the deployment of collection systems and equipment.
  • Perform post deployment performance monitoring and troubleshooting of deployed systems and equipment and provide recommendations to resolve performance issues.


Required Qualifications: 

  • An active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.
  • A minimum of five (5+) years of experience providing the above services to the intelligence community.
  • A minimum of two (2+) years of experience providing engineering-related support to either cyber operations, communications, supply chain expertise, military tracking, and/or deep sea support.
  • A technical undergraduate degree

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Field Experience
  • Operation Certifications

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

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


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