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OPIR Technical Lead

Company: Peraton
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

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).


BS 12-15, MS 10-13. Phd 10+

Required skills:

  • Hold an active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Possess a strong Ground Systems Engineering background across the TCPED
  • Experience in ground requirements, architecture, and verification/validation.
  • Experience with system design, development, integration, and testing
  • Experience with System Integration, identifying key integration points
  • Ability to represent key decisions and identify risks to the customer

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast pace deadline driven environment
  • Experience supporting IC or DoD in Systems Engineering and Systems Integration
  • Possess SAFE Agile certification and ability to apply agile practices to delivery
  • Possess AWS certification


This position will be the Technical Lead for the Program that supports an OPIR Joint customer Program Office responsible for acquiring the future Overhead Persistence GEOINT Architecture (OPGA) that will provide the user community with OPIR capabilities in a modular, open architecture that provides global, persistent, real-time surveillance and activity based intelligence information. This position supports a hybrid Agile process with the Government as the overall integrator in a Cloud Environment. Work includes ground requirements development, architecture definition, and ground systems acquisition support. This position will support a Ground Readiness Event of a major acquisition. Successful candidate will be required to demonstrate strong Ground Systems Engineering skills and experience across the TCPED.

As the program Technical Lead, this position is responsible for managing the technical efforts of a team of 15+ people to deliver engineering support to the government program office as part of a larger contract supporting multiple government program offices. This position requires weekly interaction with the contract Program Management Office (PMO) and government customer on team staffing, roles, responsibilities, and contract execution. The Technical Lead provides monthly updates to the program office director on key accomplishments and staffing changes, and to respond to any areas of government concern relative to our support. The Technical Lead briefs contract Program Management Reviews (PMRs) for key technical accomplishments and risks/issues for this team. The Technical Lead engages with the team on a recurring basis on their technical tasks, issues, and to relay program-specific information and mentor the team. The Technical Lead reviews team charging to ensure the team is delivering appropriate hours on contract.

Keywords: Peraton, Chantilly , OPIR Technical Lead, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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