Posted on: September 17, 2022
Peraton is looking for a -Aerospace Engineer -in Chantilly, VA to
support Intelligence Community and DoD customers as part of a
talented, high-performing team. -As part of this team you will work
with emerging service and distributed computing technologies for
satellite situational awareness (SSA) data processing and
The Skyfire Program, a Space Domain Awareness (SDA) Indications and
Warning (I&W) system, establishes a repository of resident
space objects (RSOs), finds RSOs of interest, and provides data to
ground operators. Located in Chantilly, VA, the Skyfire team uses:
programmatics, sensor modeling, and system engineering expertise to
deliver this world-class SDA I&W system.
Researches, designs, develops, and tests structures, propulsion
units, and guidance and control subsystems for aircraft, missiles,
or spacecraft. Analyzes aerospace product or equipment
specifications and performance requirements to determine designs,
which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing
facilities and methods.
Analyzes project requests and proposals and engineering data to
determine feasibility, productibility, cost, and production time of
aerospace or aeronautical products.
Directs and coordinates activities of engineering or technical
staff designing, fabricating, modifying, or testing of aircraft or
Develops design criteria for aeronautical or aerospace products or
systems, including testing methods, production costs, quality
standards, and completion dates.
Plans and conducts experimental, environmental, operational and
stress tests on models and prototypes of aircraft and aerospace
systems and equipment.
Evaluates product data and design from inspections and reports for
conformance to engineering principles, customer requirements, and
Formulates mathematical models or other methods of computer
analysis to develop, evaluate, or modify design according to
customer engineering requirements.
Reviews performance reports and documentation from customers and
field engineers, and inspect malfunctioning or damaged products to
Evaluates and approves selection of vendors.
Plans and coordinates activities concerned with investigating and
resolving customers' reports of technical problems with aircraft or
Evaluates new technologies for application in improving design of
Plans, coordinates, directs, and evaluates testing of aerospace
Performs risk assessment of aerospace systems and generates risk
mitigation plans and strategies.
Minimum requirements BS+5-7 Years Experience, MS+ 3-5, PhD+0-2.
Additional relevant years of experience may be considered in lieu
Desired Bachelor's degree or higher in Aerospace Engineering or in
related technical or scientific fields such as engineering,
physics, mathematics, operations research, engineering management,
Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information
Systems, Orbital Mechanicas or related STEM degree program, or
equivalent Mid-Level Systems Engineer work experience.
This position requires the candidate possess a Top Secret clearance
with SCI and ability to obtain CI Polygraph. The candidate must
maintain the clearance.
Experience with aerospace software tools to include operation,
testing, and validation.
Ability to think creatively and operate in a collaborative,
fast-paced, process-oriented, deadline-driven and sometimes
ambiguous environment with little supervision.
Effective, concise, and accurate written and oral communications
Experience supporting test planning, test procedure development and
Experience with satellite ground systems
Familiarity with the operations of current intelligence community
systems, their operations, and their operational concept of
Familiarity with Space Domain Awareness mission area.
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