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Senior Level Functional Specialist Advisor

Company: Peraton
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: July 6, 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.
The Functional Specialist Advisor provides expertise, guidance, consultation, facilitation, and thought leadership to the client and/or project team based on specialized in-depth expertise in such fields as: engineering and technology; policy and administration; planning; analysis; training and development; facilities; communications; visual design; human capital; business; and management. Ensures that quality is an integral part of the development, design and manufacture of products or services. Monitors requirements through test and measurement activities; manages/leads quality assurance activities.

Duties may include:

  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine approach and feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan computer specifications and layouts, and peripheral equipment modifications.
  • Review existing programs and assist in making refinements, reducing operating time, and improve current techniques.
  • Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.
  • Obtain and evaluate information on factors such as reporting formats required, costs, and security needs to determine hardware configuration.
  • Estimate software development costs and schedule.
  • Consult with customers about software system design and maintenance.
  • Consult with engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, develop specifications and performance requirements and resolve customer problems.
  • Confer with data processing and project managers to obtain information on limitations and capabilities for data processing projects.
  • Prepare reports and correspondence concerning project specifications, activities and status.
  • Evaluate factors such as reporting formats required, cost constraints, and need for security restrictions to determine hardware configuration.Qualifications
    Peraton 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:


    • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Image Science, Data Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems, Geography, or other related degree program, or related equivalent additional experience of 4 years with no degree or 2 years with a non-STEM degree.
    • Demonstrated experience providing guidance and direction in high technology programs.12+ years experience in guidance, consultation, facilitation, and thought leadership to the client and/or project team based on specialized in-depth expertise in such fields as:

      • engineering and technology
      • policy and administration o program management o planning oanalysis
      • training and development
      • facilities o communications o visual design o human capital o business
      • TS/SCI clearance adjudication or ability to obtain SCI and pass a poly.

        • Master's degree or higher in Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Image Science, Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems, Geography, or other related degree program.
        • Senior-level or higher experience in engineering, design and analysis of IT or related systems experience in all phases of design,development, analysis and documentation, and development of standards and guidelines for tasks being performed.
        • Senior-level or higher experience working with DoD/IC Acquisition Process or PPBES.
        • Experience with Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, or Image Science.
        • Working knowledge of Model-Based Systems Engineering, processes, tools and languages.
        • Previous NGA and/or NSG/ASG program/project work experience.
        • Previous IC or DoD program/project work experience.
        • Experience with Agile software development methodologies.
          Experience with:

          • Project Management software (Project, Primavera) o Financial tracking software o Customer relationship management CRM software. oEnterprise resource planning ERP software. Target Salary Range$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

            SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

            An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

            Our Values

            BenefitsAt 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 Holidays
            • Retirement
            • Life & Disability Insurance
            • Career Development
            • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
            • Paid Parental Leave
            • Additional Benefits
            • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care

Keywords: Peraton, Chantilly , Senior Level Functional Specialist Advisor, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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