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Senior Systems Engineer (Electrical Engineer)
Peraton Chantilly, VA

Senior Systems Engineer (Electrical Engineer)

Peraton
Chantilly, VA
Expired: January 11, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $146,000 to $234,000 Yearly
  • Paid Time Off
  • Full-Time
Responsibilities

Peraton is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer (Electrical Engineer) SETA to provide technical leadership and management support for a program that delivers a broad range of engineering and scientific services to a national level customer.

**The ideal candidate must have a strong understanding of electrical engineering theory, design, and industry best practices and should be comfortable working on behalf of the government customer with limited oversight.**

Our unique team of technical and business disciplines provide operational support for Systems Engineering/Integration, Mission Planning, and Business Operations to multiple functional mission areas. The team is responsible for technical design, operations, and mission planning and business operations for the full life-cycle of customer specific operations (from concept through development and installation/O&M).

Responsibilities:

The candidate will be responsible for supporting our client's mission goals and strategic objectives. In this position, the candidate acts as an advocate for the government customer as an authority on the architecture designed, CONOPS, and mission requirements.

The Senior Systems Engineer (Electrical Engineer) is responsible for but not limited to:
  • Provide technical leadership and management support for a program that delivers a broad range of engineering and scientific services to a national level customer.
  • Responsible for supporting our client's mission goals and strategic objectives. In this position, the candidate acts as an advocate for the government customer as an authority on the architecture designed, CONOPS, and mission requirements.
  • Independently lead multiple efforts from initial concept through completion and also represent the Government in a number of various forums.
  • Responsible for providing technical guidance for the management of design, development, and production of disparate efforts and initiatives and will help guide the integration, test, and deployment of developed systems.
  • Oversee the engineering activities of component developers, verify the capabilities and interfaces of developed products, support system test and deployment activities for fielded system(s).
  • Oversee product acceptance testing and conduct sell-off/acceptance reviews
  • Perform hands on functional testing of software defined radios and remote sensors
  • Plan and execute field testing exercises
  • Collaborate with sponsor organization to generate product specifications and requirements
  • Work with product developers (generally prime contractors) to ensure products are developed to sponsors' requirements, budget and timeline
  • Provide resolution of technical aspects between Sponsor and Developers
  • Work with contractors on behalf of Sponsor to develop end to end mission solutions
  • Conduct domestic Travel up to 1 week/month

**This role requires 100% On-site support M-F. Domestic travel up (<25%) is expected, and will be directed by the customer **

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • An Active/ current Top Secret/SCI with polygraph.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and 12 years of relevant experience, or Masters Degree and 10 years of relevant experience, PhD and seven (7) years of relevant experience
  • Strong a strong understanding of electrical engineering theory, design, and industry best practices
  • Demonstrated experience in the design, development, testing, and production of electronic systems and/or sensors to deployed to the field
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team in pursuit organizational goals
  • Demonstrated expertise in writing, and ability to brief complex technical information to non-experts
  • Ability to perform and understand Link Budget Analysis
  • Ability to independently write systems engineering documents (CONOPs, SRDs, Test Plan, etc.)
  • Knowledge of a variety of RF modulation including, but not limited to, PSK, FSK, DSSS
  • Knowledge of Antenna design and radiation pattern testing
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project
  • Familiar with NTM
  • Familiar with MatLab and Spectrum Analyzers
  • Willingness and ability to travel 1 week/month

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and 15 years of relevant experience, or Masters Degree and 13 years of relevant experience, PhD and nine (9) years of relevant experience
  • Background in Signal processing
  • Ability to work within and across multi-discipline teams to ensure interfaces are thoroughly defined, properly designed, and correctly implemented
  • Familiarity with IC organizations and experience working across multiple organizations within the IC
  • Prior experience as a SETA

Salary Range Estimates:

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

Benefits:

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.

Peraton Overview

Peraton 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 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 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

EEO

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Address

Peraton

Chantilly, VA
20151 USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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