Peraton Corporation

  • Systems Engineer (Entry level)

    Job Locations US-MD-Greenbelt
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/30/2018 2:47 PM)
    Requisition ID
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    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking an entry level Systems Engineer in Greenbelt, Maryland to join our team in Greenbelt, MD to support the Space Communication Network Services (SCNS) Contract supporting NASA. The selected individual will provide systems engineering support for the hardware and software of Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) and Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) systems while ensuring that system requirements are achieved.




    • Performing systems engineering for a system or subsystems using methodologies and techniques appropriate to the engineering discipline.
    • Performing the analysis, design, fabrication, test and integration of electrical systems for ground system applications.
    • Tracking station problem reports to identify trends using operations and maintenance metrics.
    • Developing and executing of test plans for electronics system verification and acceptance.
    • Interpreting system level requirements as they apply to the development of electrical systems and components.
    • Preparing documentation of equipment architecture and cabling configurations.
    • Performing duties in accordance with all systems engineering and configuration management policies and procedures.
    • Developing operations and maintenance documentation.
    • Analyzing and interpreting test results and preparing summary reports.
    • Identifying design alternatives and performing trade studies for system upgrades or replacement of obsolete equipment.




    • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or Mathematics.
    • 1-2+ years experience in the analysis, design and development of ground data systems.


    • Experience evaluating electro-optic elements, subsystems, and systems for ground-based systems including lasers, detectors, and beam control assemblies.
    • Experience integrating and configuring timing equipment for high precision servo control, data measurement, and processing systems/subsystems.
    • Experience using complex test instruments such as high frequency pulse generators, frequency synthesizers, distortion analyzers, and complex computer control equipment.

    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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