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Senior Level Systems Engineer

Company: Peraton
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

About PeratonPeraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can't be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we're keeping people around the world safe and secure.ResponsibilitiesThe Senior Systems Engineer shall provide direct Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) and Security Engineering (SE) support to the DCGS GFT (Distributed Common Ground/Surface System GEOINT Functional Team) driving implementation of the Under-Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USDI) objectives for a multi-national info sharing environment, and serving as the SE&I enabler for NGA (serving as USDI Executive Agency) leading planning and execution of the annual premier IC/DoD Joint Services and Allied ISR Interoperability Exercise Enterprise Challenge (EC). EC offers participants a platform to conduct RDT&E integration and interoperability assessment activities for GEOINT support to the Defense Intelligence Information Environment (DI2E). The program leads interoperability testing throughout the year. Through EC, the program introduces emerging concepts and operational art-of-the-possible activities leading to new and enhanced CONOPS development. For EC, the program provides operational mission innovation, spearheading research/coordination/tracking of ISR platforms, related sensor data, technical capabilities operational demonstration and test objective threads. EC includes GEOINT info-sharing services support for joint military services and international partners, and directly contributes to improved coordination, info-sharing, and interoperability between DoD and IC DCGS and ISR activities in accordance with the DCGS GEOINT Functional Team (GFT) Work Plan. The program authors reports, documenting factual results, observations, lessons learned, and the recommended way-ahead for the Defense Intelligence Information Enterprise (DI2E) interoperability and data sharing goals, with and between the US and Partners.Duties include: Primary Information System Security Officer (ISSO) for Cloud based systems. Advise government on Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST instructions ICD 503 Working knowledge of XACTA 360 and ability to capture, ingest and translate information. Produce security documentation, conduct on-boarding activities, activity seek out information and collect body of evidence as required to meet program deadlines. Working knowledge of Service + and ability to submit tickets against the system. Collaborate and translate information from developers, system admins, other system engineers to Program Managers (PM) and Information Systems Officer (ISO) Host and Lead discussions during Security Technical Exchange Meetings (TEM) Lead engagement with security office in regard to XACTA and SPID management Ensure Project Mission Based Outcomes are achieved, operationally evaluating and validating requisite capabilities and services to meet IC/DoD and GEOINT community user mission needs. Lead planning and execution of the annual premier IC/DoD Joint Services and Allied ISR Interoperability Exercise Enterprise Challenge (EC). Coordinate with NATO and coalition partners, NGA international office, USD(I), DCGS Services, Joint Staff, and other offices/organizations as necessary to ensure information is being shared, efforts understood, and projects coordinated. Perform stakeholder engagement with various DoD, IC, NSG enterprise, and coalition partner orgs, contractors and industry on technology, IT implementation alternatives, techniques, process, best practices. Analyze user needs to develop IT solutions, designing, implementing processes, new and customized capabilities and services for client use with aim of optimizing operational efficiency, applying system management processes, and engineering analysis. Assess current and future technology, and ensure the projects leverages innovative tradecraft and best practices, and captures lessons learned. Perform technical systems analysis of alternatives and recommendations on using and implementing the NSG Enterprise services and operations, leveraging industry best practices. Keeping government and project leadership apprised of implementation status. Developing test schedules, objectives, plans, checklists, and test reports as necessary. Initiate and lead formal and informal process improvement efforts to engineer new test processes in support of advanced and future capabilities as well as innovations to the overall Agency-level systems engineering process.QualificationsPeraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.Skills and Experience:Required : Bachelor's degree in engineering, Cyber Security, Computer Science, Info Systems, Ops Analysis or equivalent additional experience of 4 years. Demonstrated experience with security engineering policies and procedures. Senior-level (12+ years) experience in IT (e.g., SE&I, architecture, analysis, requirements, capabilities implementation, process, I&V, T&E). Demonstrated experience with the Security System Engineering Integration of large, complex systems. Senior-level (12+ years) experience with SE&I functions and methods (e.g., processes, mission needs engineering and analysis, Interface definition, project planning/engineering/integration/IMS, IV&V, T&E, transition, O&S, risk and readiness management). TS/SCI clearance adjudication or ability to obtain SCI and pass a poly.Desired : Master's degree in engineering, Cyber Security, Security, Computer Science, Info Systems, Ops Analysis or related scientific or technical discipline. Senior-level experience with Exercise Planning and Support (e.g., Enterprise/Empire Challenge) at NGA Limited Objective Events. Demonstrated SE&I experience working with GEOINT (NSG/NGA/mission partner) capabilities/systems/segments/services. Demonstrated Geospatial/GEOINT architecture, analysis, capability implementation, process experience. Demonstrated experience using geospatial information, logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative technical solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems Experience in system activity and data modeling, transaction flow analysis, internal control and risk analysis, GEOINT business methods and performance measurement techniques. Demonstrated knowledge of Cloud Computing initiatives [e.g., interoperability platform patterns & tenets, virtualization (HW and SW), interface abstraction, open standards and frameworks (NIST). Manned/unmanned ISR experience [e.g., NSG Expeditionary Activities (NEA), ISR Task Force, CT operations. Target Salary Range$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.SCA / Union / Intern Rate or RangeEEOAn Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.Our ValuesBenefitsAt Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We're fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.Paid Time-Off and HolidaysRetirementLife & Disability InsuranceCareer DevelopmentTuition Assistance and Student Loan FinancingPaid Parental LeaveAdditional BenefitsMedical, Dental, & Vision Careby Jobble

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