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Company: Peraton
Location: Columbia
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

About Peraton Peraton 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.
Responsibilities Peraton is hiring a Developmental Test & Evaluation (DT&E) Systems Engineer to join our Cyber Mission business unit in Jessup, MD. As a Systems Engineer on our team, you will support one of the largest enterprise-wide engineering contracts within the Intelligence Community. This is a full-time position requiring 1880 hours of support per year; and work is performed at a customer location. As a DT&E Systems Engineer on our team you will support programs with test planning, test execution, and meeting enterprise expectations for conduct and outcomes of DT&E testing. The supported customer team verifies outcomes of designated programs' development efforts by observing system function, reviewing measures against required performance, and ensuring traceability of accomplished system function to Required Performance Measures (RPM) or Key Performance Parameters (KPP). The team encourages programs to employ integrated test methodologies to the maximum extent possible. Task activities include: * Identify disconnects, risks, and concerns with test requirements, criteria, and testing;
* Utilize existing Systems Engineering policies and processes, identify Systems Engineering, interoperability and testing issues, and risks;
* Perform Technical Reviews on enterprise Systems Engineering artifacts and prepare comments and recommendations to the customer Chief Systems Engineer;
* Prepare technical reports with rationale for their recommendations;
* Engage with Operational Test & Assessment team personnel; maintain awareness of status and schedule of programs of interest;
* Curate and propagate DT&E heuristics and best practices;
* Team with customer organizations to develop testing policy and guidelines;
* Advise programs and test teams on current standards, practices, and procedures for integrating, testing, evaluating and transitioning systems and enterprise capabilities;
* Evaluate enterprise capabilities, architectures, system design concepts, requirements, risks and opportunities, and processes for integration, test, evaluation and transition impacts;
* Advise test teams on the design and implementation of test and evaluation strategies;
* Review requirements for testability;
* Participate in reviews of systems and elements under development to ensure traceability of requirements;
* Monitor program preparation and execution of comprehensive test & evaluation plans, procedures and schedules;
* Monitor to ensure system integration, test, evaluation and transition activities are coordinated with other organizations;
* Monitor and advise program test team readiness for system integration, test and evaluation, and transition activities; and
* Recommend necessary changes in testing configurations, testing procedures, testing processes, or new testing requirements.Qualifications Individual Capabilities/Experience Required: * Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or other related discipline plus at least 15 years of systems engineering experience. Examples of Qualified engineering fields include: Aeronautics, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Nuclear, Software, Systems, and Engineering Management. Examples of related disciplines include: Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Physics. A Master's degree or PhD may be substituted for two years of experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 19 years of systems engineering experience would also be acceptable.
* Experience with test planning and implementation for complex software engineering programs.
* Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.
Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired: * Experience setting up and automating testing for software engineering programs.
* Experience with automated test tools, integrated testing, and continuous testing.
* Able to work with supported organizations and test teams to review/improve test planning and execution.
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including demonstrated ability to comfortably interact with all levels of organizational management, be willing to operate in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision, and possess strong interpersonal, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
* Technical and people skills necessary to collaborate with customers, subject matter experts, and senior technical and programmatic leadership.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 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. 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 EEO An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran. Our Values Benefits At 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


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