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Systems Engineering Manager

Springfield, VA 22150
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Specific Job Description: Peraton, Inc. is prime contractor for the Acadia contract which consists of 10 corporate teammates and >30 engineers. Acadia services include: Test Center Support; Dev Ops, Test Tool Development and Cloud Engineering; and Image Quality Services. The team sets up and performs independent validation and verification of systems and products for the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG). Due to growing demand an additional Systems Engineering Manager (SEM) to lead the Peraton customer-site team is required. The SEM provides management for Peraton personnel, including, recruitment, career planning & development, performance assessment, merit planning, staff recognition, disciplinary actions, and career & technical advice for the functional team. The SEM provides key support to the Program Manager by: reviewing and editing position descriptions for staffing needs; creating & maintaining staffing plans; coordinating recruitment of qualified candidates for open positions. The SEM performs in a technical program position that requires at least 90% of their time. Commitment for management responsibilities rises and falls, but averages the remaining 10%. A strong understanding of systems engineering, image science, image analysis and/or IV&V Testing is essential. The role requires the ability to work in a multi-government, multi-contractor, dynamic environment with a geographically diverse team. The preferred candidate must possess exceptional organizational and communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, and be a proven self-starter.


  • Required Skills:

    • Candidate must be able to fill or already have a funded (TS/SCI with Poly) position on the Program
    • Active TS/SCI clearance with Poly and current SSBI (within 5 years)
    • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, Geospatial or related scientific/technical or a Geospatial Intelligence discipline
    • 8 or more years remote sensing TCPED experience (e.g., working with NGA/GEOINT/GIS/Mission Partner systems/NTM)
    • Demonstrated program/project team / personnel leadership experience and expertise
    • Demonstrated technical portfolio/project engineering leadership experience and expertise
    • Self-starter able to manage multiple tasks and adjust to changing priorities delivering efficient staff work
    • Strong customer service and teaming skills; ability to collaborate in multi-discipline cross-functional team
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently (self-managing) and within a team environment, at all levels
    • Strong interpersonal, organizational, client relationship management, multi-tasking, load-balancing skills
    • Strong oral, written communications, presentation skills with government and contractor personnel at all levels
    • Experience troubleshooting and problem-solving technical and non-technical issues, driving to closure
    • Demonstrated ability/experience identifying/solving problems reviewing related information to develop/evaluate options and implement solutions with minimal supervision and/or direction
    • Ability to work with customers to resolve technical & programmatic issues & make changes based on customer goals

    Desired Skills:

    • MS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline
    • 15+ years proven intelligence community or defense applied technical professional experience
    • National or Tactical level GEOINT systems and mission engineering experience
    • Working knowledge of NGA acquisition, governance, baseline control, change management/CM processes

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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