Cyber Systems Engineer (RF), Senior Advisor

    • Peraton
  • Fort Meade, MD
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 4 hours ago


On Site
USD 146,000.00 - 234,000.00 per year
Full Time


Adobe AIR
Internal communications
Integrated circuit
Software development methodology
Concept development
Technical drafting
Project implementation
Project engineering
ISO 9000
Systems engineering
Systems architecture
Signals intelligence

Job Details

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.

Peraton is seeking a senior level System Engineers to support an Intel Community (IC) mission in the Ft Meade/Annapolis Junction locations. Responsibilities may include:

Applies systems engineering principles throughout the systems life cycle phases: Concept, Development, Production, Utilization, Support, and Retirement.
Interacts with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and for associated problems, issues or conflicts.
Communicates with other program personnel, government, overseers, and senior executives.
Responsible for the technical integrity, quality, and completeness of work performed and deliverables associated with one or more of the 25 process areas defined by ISO/IEC15288.
Perform systems engineering activities and assist in the preparation of a work product in Technical Process Areas associated with the ISO/IEC 15288.
Develop and deliver a work product in any of the ISO/IEC 15288 Process Areas.
Perform analysis of technical alternatives for a project and make preliminary recommendations.
Assist in performing systems engineering activities in the ISO/IEC 15288 Agreement or Enterprise Process Areas.
Perform systems engineering activities and assist in the preparation of multiple work products in Project and/or Technical Process Areas associated with any of the ISO/IEC 15288 processes.
Independently analyze, and recommend alternatives for elements of project's technical design.
Assist in developing a new or innovative approach to a technical or engineering issue.
Assist in conducting an evaluation to determine its suitability for project implementation.
Analyze and propose appropriate engineering standards and processes for a project.
Supervise or coordinate the work of other contractor engineers or technicians on a project.
Lead contractor systems engineering activities for a project to include supervising the work of the project engineering staff and technicians.
Independently make decisions regarding engineering issues and methodology for a project.
Brief stakeholders and present the status on all technical aspects of their project.
Serve as a Subject Matter Expert in one or more Process Areas defined in the ISO/IEC 15288.
Approve delivery of work products of all Process Areas defined in the ISO/IEC 15288.


A Bachelor's degree in a Qualified Engineering Field or a related discipline from an accredited college or university plus twenty (20) years of systems engineering experience OR:
A High School Diploma or GED plus twenty-four (24) years of general systems engineering experience (any Process Area). OR
A Master's degree in a Qualified Engineering Field or a related discipline from an accredited college or university plus eighteen (18) years of systems engineering experience OR
A PhD in a Qualified Engineering Field or a related discipline from an
accredited college or university plus eighteen (18) years of systems engineering experience
Understanding of SIGINT systems architecture at the national, theatre, and warfighter-unit levels
Experience building and deploying SIGINT systems for national requirements
Experience building and deploying SIGINT systems with warfighter units
Experience with SIGINT systems at a range of equity/risk levels and protection levels
Knowledge of RF theory and practice from HF to microwave frequencies
Experience selecting RF modular components such as filters, amplifiers, antennas, limiters, and couplers.
Experience designing and building RF front-end circuits and signal distribution networks
Experience with post-processing requirements for various SIGINT sources
Experience collecting input from wide-ranging stakeholders and shaping the input into requirements and specifications acceptable to the critical stakeholders.
Knowledge of security accreditation processes for systems handling sensitive government data.


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

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