Peraton Corporation

  • Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-NM-Las Cruces
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/28/2018 10:18 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Systems Engineer to support new and existing NASA Space Network projects.


    • Support of the Space Network mission, Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) constellation, and the NASA customer.
    • Requirements development, tracking, and analysis.
    • Assessment of hardware, network, and/or software system designs.
    • Development of technical documentation including test procedures, test and status reports, procurement specifications, Concepts of Operations (CONOPS), and Interface Control Documents (ICDs).
    • Development, coordination and presentation of Key Decision Point (KDP) Presentations (e.g. PDCR, SRR, ORR, etc.).
    • Test and integration of new hardware and/or software into existing operational and support systems.
    • System analysis with emphasis on operational sustainability, risk, safety and security.
    • Use of engineering methodologies and techniques to perform technical trades.
    • Proactively identifies technical problems during all project life phases.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Math, Engineering and 3+ years of demonstrated work experience or Master’s Degree in Science, Math, Engineering and + 1 year of experience.
    • 1 year of experience with projects involving NASA or other government processes.
    • SECURITY CLEARANCE - this position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.


    • Active security clearance.
    • Familiarity with NASA System Engineering processes or the System Engineering discipline.
    • Prior experience with Space Network and TDRS knowledge.
    • Prior experience with satellite ground station design/implementation, RF theory, and antenna design/operation
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both in written and verbal forms with vendors, peers, upper-level management and the NASA customer
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, as well as, effectively juggle multiple tasks and priorities to meet deadlines on multiple projects.
    • Procurement and IV&V experience.
    • The candidate must be a team player with positive interpersonal skills to build strong relationships with others at all levels and effectively partner with internal and external resources.
    • Proficient with MS Office Suite (i.e. Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, etc.).


    This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

    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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