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Systems Engineer Senior Technical Specialist

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The individual selected for this position will support the Customer's organization responsible for supporting the Directorate's corporate career development, which is a Directorate-level learning institution, where skills-specific training divisions leverage private sector opportunities to raise digital acumen throughout the Sponsor organization.

The office environment is fast-paced and requires a self-starter. The Sponsors office consists of five (5) components, of which the SE will support the digiLeam Platform run out of the Learning Design and Development Team.

The System Engineer (SE) shall be responsible for all aspects of the software development lifecycle, including the integration of middleware with COTS as well as enterprise systems. Responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to the following:

  • All aspects of the software development lifecycle, to include integration of middleware with COTS as well as enterprise systems.
  • Serve as the Lead for troubleshooting and solving complex technical problems related to the production system
  • Lead the integration of COTS applications, technologies and services into the client network.
  • Lead the Authorization and Accreditation process for COTS deployment to cloud and on premise environments.
  • Evaluate new feature for technical approach and estimation of level of effort to implement.
  • Communicate (orally and in writing} moderately complex technical concepts & project information
  • Assist with the deployment and maintaining systems in cloud environment.
  • Manage technical! elements of a continuous integration environment and apply continuous deployment best practices.
  • Develop system documentation - build, standard operating procedures, maintenance instructions, configuration management
  • Work with subject matter experts to define processes, conduct gap analysis and recommend alternatives for use in future development
  • Coordination with COTS vendor on planned enhancements and troubleshooting.
  • Coordination with external offices to ensure compliance with data standards, and successful data exchange
  • Transition of legacy system to new technologies with a focus on how processes and the corresponding data are impacted.


Required Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience with Java, Python, SQL Database, and ASP.NET application.
  • Maintenance experience with Windows based servers
  • System administration experience with AWS cloud operations and services
  • Experience using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Management Console and AWS Services including EC2, Load Balancing, S3 and CloudWatch
  • Demonstrated experience with cloud optimization and engineering to include scheduled jobs and tasks, and capacity planning.
  • Experience with cloud architecture elements such as security groups, NACLs, and route-tables.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining shell scripts written in languages such as bash, Python, Yaml, and JSON.
  • Experience creating and maintaining CloudFormation templates.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with web services (REST and Service Oriented Architectures (SOA).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team player attitude and experience leading a technical team.
  • Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.


  • Working knowledge of network security controls, Learning Management Systems and/or application of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML)

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).


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