1+ months

Space Systems Engineer

Springfield, VA 22150
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Peraton Overview

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).


Required Qualifications:
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance w/SSBI within 5 years.
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or 6 years related technical experience in fields such as space, physics, mathematics
  • 6+ years of technical experience in fields such as space, physics, mathematics, systems engineering/systems integration
  • Experience with Space Systems
  • Experience with Integrated Protection Strategy (IPS)
  • Demonstrated experience with threats including SOSI, Radar and Optical sensors, Command and Control (C2), Battle Management Command, Control and Communications (BMC3), orbital analysis, and Offensive Space Control/Defensive Space Control (OSC/DSC)
  • Experience dealing with data and data sources that exist at multiple classification levels
  • Experience dealing with space environment and space to ground including threats to assets; track de-confliction of remote sensing

Desired Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated understanding of the following standards:
    • ANSI/EIA 632: Processes for Engineering Systems
    • IEEE 1220: Standard for Application and Management of Systems Engineering
    • IEE 24765:2017 Systems and Software Engineering Vocabulary
    • ISO/IEC/IEEE 12207:2017 Systems and Software Engineering Software Life Cycle Processes
    • ISO/IEC 15288: Systems Engineering System Life Cycle Processes
  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering, processes, tools and languages
  • Experience with space object measurement and identification
  • Experience with physics models to include the assessment of conservative/non-conservative forces, uncertainty/confidence estimation, space weather effects, break-up events and conjunction analysis techniques that scale to many-on-many objects and can be dynamically tasked



The KPMO Space Systems Engineer employs a multi-discipline approach to Space, requirements engineering, solutions engineering, reliability, resiliency, services deployment, research & development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across CAP/SAP architectures in the NSG and the DoD/IC to ensure timely and accurate GEOINT. Candidates will be required to sign additional NDAs and provide proof of OCI for performance in the KPMO programs.

Responsibilities include:
  • Develop and maintain Systems Engineering Plans (SEP), Configuration Management Plan (CMP) and other engineering documentation
  • Develop and maintain standard acquisition documentation for KPMO portfolio including standardized requirements documentation and processes
  • Implement repeatable processes and procedures for transitioning new technologies and integrating new applications into KPMO infrastructure
  • Participate in requirements development and configuration baseline documentation
  • Provide evaluations of proposed industry solutions to identify innovative and new technologies to prototype and transition into the KPMO program
  • Provide baseline requirements (RFCs, ICDs, standards) support to include the full breadth of NGA and Joint Mission Partner requirements coordination meetings and initiatives to transition R&D capabilities to KPMO operations


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-28 Expires: 2023-09-30

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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