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Systems Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050

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Peraton is seeking Systems Engineers in support of the Theater Mission Planning Center (TMPC) program, part of the Navys Tomahawk Missile program. Systems Engineers, using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle.

Peraton develops several TMPC applications, providing support for tactical and training operations. Functions provided by these applications include: mission planning; data distribution; strike planning, rehearsal, and coordination; strike execution, monitoring, and control; strike reporting; and communications configuration and data management/delivery.

The primary focus of your role on the System Engineer is two-fold: to design new system capabilities through requirements analysis and customer feedback, and to ensure the as-built system meets the requirements through rigorous integration testing.

  • For system requirements and design, you will work with our customers to understand the new system requirements, and document software behaviors that support our end users in such a ways to be clear to software developers, testers and our government customers.
  • For system integration testing, you will execute end-to-end tests based on operational workflows. When capabilities have been developed and tested, Systems Engineers conduct demonstrations to the other Agile teams and external stakeholders to ensure the behaviors meet the requirements and expectations of our customers.

You will:

  • Learn legacy TMPC system behavior with mentorship from senior Systems Engineers
  • Learn program processes and procedures with mentorship from senior engineers
  • Develop Software Requirement Specifications that describe system capabilities and behavior
  • Support the Product Owner of the Agile team, and support the team where help is needed
  • Understand TMPC hardware configurations and applications/capabilities for each configuration
  • Contribute to the evolution of the team/project standards and conventions
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies (e.g., Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-up)
  • Support our government and military partners in all aspects of the development cycle


  • The ideal candidate will have:

    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong writing and speaking skills
    • Ability to focus at all levels of the development process
    • Ability to work within a collaborative team environment
    • Familiarity with Requirement management tools
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
    • Familiarity with configuration management tools, including TFS
    • 2-5 years engineering experience developing software systems
    • BS/BA in CS, Engineering or Math or related field
    • An active SECRET clearance or the ability to obtain one

    The following knowledge and experience are a plus:

    • Systems Engineering fundamentals
    • Software development lifecycle methodologies, including Agile

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: 2021-05-10 Expires: 2021-06-08

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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