Data Team Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Laurel
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Peraton is hiring a Data Team Systems Engineer, to join our Cyber Mission business unit in Jessup, MD. As a Systems Engineer on our team, you will support one of the largest enterprise-wide engineering contracts within the Intelligence Community. This is a full-time position requiring 1880 hours of support per year; and work is performed at a customer location.


As a Data Team Systems Engineer, you will support system management planning; build technical plans; develop documentation for the configuration of systems and equipment to the network; assist in analyzing technical problems to determine solutions; propose procedures required to solve technical problems; assist in developing conceptual designs or models to address requirements; and assist in researching new capabilities and plan evaluations. You will also act as a key coordinator between multiple project teams to ensure Enterprise-wide integration of engineering efforts.

In addition, you may be asked to:

  • Develop a strategic roadmap to transition the agency to Microsoft 365 services.
  • Provide project management support to develop an overarching plan within the currently defined phases. 
  • Break down tasks into manageable details to schedule out the work to address these tasks. 
  • Provide systems engineering support by gathering detailed information from users on issues encountered during the various phases of the project. 
  • Using Jira and Confluence, update tickets and pages accordingly to support ongoing activities. 
  • Provide a strategic perspective to the project and work with the customer to implement key activities to achieve a long-term goal.
  • Document the critical path of the project in a way that frames the issues or risks of the project. Collaborate across organizations to drive for issue resolution and support. 


Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or other related discipline plus at least 20 years of systems engineering experience. A Master’s degree or PhD may be substituted for two years of experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 24 years of systems engineering experience would also be acceptable.
  • Jira and Confluence experience.
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.

Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Flexible/easily adaptable within a dynamic work environment that may require surge efforts.
  • Familiarity with the requirements and project management process from the beginning to the end.
  • Microsoft 365 and good analytical skills.
  • Able to:
    • Work independently as well as within a team, to complete assigned tasks within expected schedule.
    • Work with top-level government management and to work as a team member.
    • Prioritize projects/tasks based on government requirements.
    • Break down complex problems and offer solutions and or recommendations for a way forward.
    • Create process and or procedure documents. (i.e., Flow charts, Check list, SOPs, etc.)
    • Manage multiple projects.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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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.

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

$190,000 - $304,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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