Peraton Corporation

  • Sr. Systems Engineer – Navy Weapon Systems Acquisition

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/15/2018 11:37 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Senior Weapon Systems Acquisition Systems Engineer to support our US Navy customer (Strategic Systems Programs), in Washington, DC.


    The candidate will support SSP’s nuclear weapon fuze modernization efforts.  The company has held this contract for over sixty years and is working on the third year of a five year Re-Entry System Technical Support Contract.  Offices are located near the Washington Navy Yard within sight of the Nation’s Capital and with easy access to public transportation.


    This position will be responsible for:

    • Writing technical white papers, preparing presentations
    • Serving as technical secretary for various DoD/DOE working groups
    • Analyzing and tracing requirements
    • Reviewing and commenting on detailed test plans and reports
    • Analyzing detailed schedules in support of EVMS
    • Assessing the design and production efforts of the Design and Production Agents
    • Serving as independent evaluator for formal design development, integration, qualification, and production reviews
    • Representing the Navy customer at various meetings when they cannot be present



    • BS in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Systems Engineering, Physics or Chemistry, and 10+ years of directly related Engineering experience.
    • 10+ years of experience in a Systems Engineering role.
    • 5+ years of experience in the development of a major weapons system


    • MS in a related engineering discipline
    • Knowledge of DOE processes for nuclear weapons development
    • Ability to work independently
    • Experience with DOORS
    • Strong communication skills
    • Excellent teamwork

    SECURITY CLEARANCE: This position requires the candidate to already have an active Secret security clearance and to maintain the clearance.   This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance.  Candidates with a final Top Secret will be preferred.

    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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