19 hours

Processing Standard Document Owner

Chantilly, VA 20151

The Processing Standard engineer will lead the facilitation of defining and developing of the Ground Segment processor for a new Peraton Program, with a focus on systems engineering and applying standards.

The ideal candidate will have experience integrating space systems with ground mission systems, and experience in mission management and mission processing.

The selected candidate will support further development of the Ground system in the following ways:

  • Support and lead a collaborative working group on product definitions, mission CONOPS, and technical implementation of new mission products
  • Perform engineering and analysis to ensure programs successfully develop and deliver core mission processing services in all phases of the acquisition life cycle.
  • Interface directly with development prime contractors in the role of oversight, monitoring of software development and integration activities and ensuring alignment with Government requirements and objectives
  • Retain cognizance of wide-variety of mission projects including, technical baseline, project schedules, dependencies, risk and cost
  • Conduct planning for both mission architecture needs (technical trade studies, definitions of future architecture planning, software services recommendation etc.)
  • Provide oversight and technical guidance in support of transition of products and integration support for product application into mission framework implementation


Requires 16+ years with BS/BA or 14+ years with MS/MA or 10+ years with Ph.D.

Required Skills:

  • Satellite ground systems knowledge with emphasis in data processing
  • Understanding of mission processing, with focus on data product definition and generation
  • Experience with acquisition processes and space, ground or communications systems
  • System Engineering processes full system lifecycle experience architecture products, interpretation of user requirements, allocation to segments within a system, requirements development and documentation, risk management, verification and validation, etc.
  • Demonstrated capability and success working in team environments
  • Strong communication and briefing skills with peers and senior leaders
  • Excellent ability to work within team structure
  • Customer focused and capable of representing the customer in community forms

Desired Skills:

  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field (Aerospace, Electrical, Math or similar technical degree)
  • In-depth experience working within or closely with Acquisition Offices; SETA and or SE&I experience
  • Expert knowledge of C2S implementation
  • Domain knowledge in ground software, space development programs or mission operations programs

About Peraton

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).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-05-11 Expires: 2021-06-09

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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