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Space/Ground Test Engineer

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Space/Ground Test Engineer supports System Integration and Test (I&T) management, development of test plans and procedures; preparing and conducting tests; development of software for supporting System I&T; and review, analysis, and documentation of test results. Specific responsibilities include:
Develop and maintain a comprehensive System Test and Evaluation Management Plan (TEMP).
Develop and maintain a System I&T schedule, integrated into the System Integrated Master Schedule.
Verify and validate that the System meets each requirement.
Plan for and execute a System Test Program consistent with a Test Like You Fly philosophy and document all exceptions.
Develop and maintain a System Requirements Verification Traceability Matrix (RVTM) documenting the plans to verify each requirement in the System Specification.
Perform System-level hardware and software nonconformance and test failure investigation and resolution.
Lead System thread compatibility and performance test including demonstrating all segment compatibility and performance of the communications prior to launch.
Support the segment developers conducting their respective integration and test activities, integrating, installing, verifying, and delivering all functional.
Support the space/ground segment developer testing all external interfaces prior to shipping to the launch site.
Support Operational Test and Evaluation (OT &E) activities, conducted under realistic operational conditions, to determine the system's operational effectiveness and suitability, to include interoperability with external systems.
Participate with and provide information as requested as part of OT &E planning and execution
Facilitate joint interoperability, risk reduction, and prototyping events.
Perform necessary mission assurance activities to ensure successful assembly, integration, and test activities.


Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.

5 years of satellite experience with the verification, validation and testing of space/ground segment/systems engineering environments on ACAT 1 satellite programs
SE&I experience including space/ground architecture, requirements, IV&V, experiments, transition to operations

About Peraton

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds 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 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

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.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-05-08 Expires: 2021-06-07

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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