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Systems Engineer

Company: Peraton
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.Join our team in Santa Clara, CA!Flexible for occasional telework - must be local to Santa Clara, CA. within a commutable distance.
Must hold active/current DoD Secret clearance
Peraton is seeking Systems Engineers in support of the Theater Mission Planning Center (TMPC) program, part of the Navy's Tomahawk Missile program. Systems Engineers, using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle.
Peraton develops several TMPC applications, providing support for tactical and training operations. Functions provided by these applications include: mission planning; data distribution; strike planning, rehearsal, and coordination; strike execution, monitoring, and control; strike reporting; and communications configuration and data management/delivery.
The primary focus of your role on the System Engineer is two-fold: to design new system capabilities through requirements analysis and customer feedback, and to ensure the as-built system meets the requirements through rigorous integration testing.

  • For system requirements and design, you will work with our customers to understand the new system requirements, and document software behaviors that support our end users in such a ways to be clear to software developers, testers and our government customers.
  • For system integration testing, you will execute end-to-end tests based on operational workflows. When capabilities have been developed and tested, Systems Engineers conduct demonstrations to the other Agile teams and external stakeholders to ensure the behaviors meet the requirements and expectations of our customers. You will:
    • Learn legacy TMPC system behavior with mentorship from senior Systems Engineers
    • Learn program processes and procedures with mentorship from senior engineers
    • Develop Software Requirement Specifications that describe system capabilities and behavior
    • Support the Product Owner of the Agile team, and support the team where help is needed
    • Understand TMPC hardware configurations and applications/capabilities for each configuration
    • Contribute to the evolution of the team/project standards and conventions
    • Participate in Agile ceremonies (e.g., Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-up)
    • Support our government and military partners in all aspects of the development cycle

      • BS 2-4 Years, MS 0-2 or HS 8-10
      • Strong analytical skills, writing and speaking skills
      • Ability to focus at all levels of the development process
      • Ability to work within a collaborative team environment
      • Familiarity with Requirement management tools
      • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
      • Familiarity with configuration management tools, including Azure DevOps
      • 2-5 years engineering experience developing software systems
      • An active SECRET clearance or the ability to obtain oneThe following knowledge and experience are a plus:
        • Systems Engineering fundamentals
        • Software development lifecycle methodologies, including AgileColorado Salary Minimum: $53,684.80
          Colorado Salary Maximum:$114,753.60

          The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

Keywords: Peraton, Santa Clara , Systems Engineer, Other , Santa Clara, California

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