Peraton Corporation

  • Lead Systems Test Engineer

    Job Locations US-MD-Greenbelt
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/18/2018 10:25 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Lead Systems Test Engineer to support of the for Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Simulators in Greenbelt, MD for our support of the Omnibus Multidiscipline Engineering Services II (OMES-II) contract with NASA at Peraton.


    • Produce and maintain all testing documentation (plans, procedures and validation reports, etc.)
    • Lead tasks, such as:
      • Execution of tests, interpret test results, document test defects, and work cooperatively with software developers to ensure timely problem resolution
      • Post-test analysis and system requirement verification
    • Identification of test strategies, point-to-point analysis and collection of artifacts to assist in post-test analysis and system requirement verification
    • Maintain configuration control of all test items.
    • Coordinate the testing across various vendors and system component development team for interfaces integration and testing
    • Identify, develop, test and deliver test data and analysis tools prior to the execution of tests
    • Participate in project reviews such as Critical Design Review and lead the FSE Test Readiness Review
    • Establish and maintain close interaction with all stake holders in the project including developers, product management, customers and operations to assist in resolution of data anomalies



    • Bachelor of Science degree and 10+ years of experience in engineering, computer science or mathematics or a related field.
    • 5 + years of experience with software development lifecycle, data flow and bottlenecks.
    • 3+ years of experience with system level integration and testing of space and ground systems including:
      • Test scenario design and development
      • Complex test scenario planning and coordination
      • Execution and reporting in an operational or near-operational environment
      • Supporting trouble shooting and resolution of issues found during test events and/or operations of the simulators.
    • 3 + years of experience and working knowledge of space flight simulators and ground systems.
    • 3+ years of experience in the analysis and interpretation of complex test data artifacts and performance measurements during execution and following the completion of each test event.
    • 3+ years of experience in testing, using an analytical and systematic approach to data analysis and performance characterization
    • Ability to lead others in the test and requirement verification efforts
    • 2+ years of experience using systems such as: Unix/Linux, JAVA, STOL like language



    • Experience and working knowledge of space flight simulators and ground systems in support of NASA projects
    • Knowledge of space data handling standards, including Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) and Space Link Extension (SLE)
    • Excellent communication, organizational, time management and team skills mandatory.
    • Good interpersonal and sound written communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently, but can also work well in a collaborative environment.

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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