Peraton Corporation

  • Senior Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-NM-Las Cruces
    Posted Date 7 months ago(8/28/2018 10:24 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to support new and existing NASA Space Network projects located at the NASA White Sands Complex. 


    • Provide system engineering support of the Space Network mission, Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) constellation, and the NASA customer.
    • Development, tracking, and analysis of system requirements.
    • Conduct analysis/investigations within area of expertise and recommend corrective action in problem areas.
    • 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, PDR, CDR, SRR, SIR, SAR, 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 and solves technical problems during all project life phases.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Math, Engineering and 8+ years of demonstrated work experience or Master’s in Science, Math, Engineering 6+ years of experience.
    • Prior experience with projects involving NASA or other government processes.  
    • SECURITY CLEARANCE – active Secret security clearance.


    • Demonstrated experience with satellite ground station design/implementation, RF theory, Spread Spectrum, modems, and/or antenna design and operation.
    • Experience with software development and deployment in an operational system.
    • Familiarity with NASA Systems Engineering processes or the Systems Engineering discipline.
    • Government procurement and IV&V experience.
    • Space Network experience and TDRS knowledge.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both in written and verbal forms with vendors, peers, upper-level management and the NASA customer.
    • The candidate must have demonstrated guidance on highly complex and advanced projects.
    • The candidate must effectively juggle multiple tasks and priorities to meet deadlines on numerous projects.
    • 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.) and Microsoft Project or equivalent scheduling tool.


    This position requires the candidate to already possess an active SECRET security clearance and to maintain the clearance.

    About Peraton

    Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers – with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you’ll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life.

    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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