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Senior Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Peraton (


  full-time   employee

Las Cruces
New Mexico
United States

We are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to support new and existing NASA Space Network projects located at the NASA White Sands Complex.
Peraton is the prime contractor for NASA at the White Sands Complex (WSC) near Las Cruces, New Mexico. Operating here are two functionally identical satellite ground terminals: The White Sands Ground Terminal, and the Second TDRSS Ground Terminal. These ground terminals ensure uninterrupted communications between various ground stations, NASAs orbiting fleet of Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS), customer spacecraft (satellites), and the computer systems that support such spacecraft. WSC serves as an interface for distributing satellite data to control centers and scientists who then use the daily influx of data to expand our ever-growing knowledge of the Earth and the universe.

Youd be a great fit if you have a Bachelors Degree in Science, Math, Engineering and 8+ years of demonstrated work experience or Masters in Science, Math, Engineering 6+ years of experience.
Prior experience with projects involving NASA or other government processes.
The ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.

Itd be even better if you have:
Demonstrated experience with satellite ground station design/implementation, RF theory, Spread Spectrum, modems, and/or antenna design and operation.
Experience with software development and deployment in an operational system.
Familiarity with NASA Systems Engineering processes or the Systems Engineering discipline.
Government procurement and IV&V experience.
Space Network experience and TDRS knowledge.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both in written and verbal forms with vendors, peers, upper-level management and the NASA customer.
The candidate must have demonstrated guidance on highly complex and advanced projects.
The candidate must effectively juggle multiple tasks and priorities to meet deadlines on numerous projects.
The candidate must be a team player with positive interpersonal skills to build strong relationships with others at all levels and effectively partner with internal and external resources.
Proficient with MS Office Suite (i.e. Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, etc.) and Microsoft Project or equivalent scheduling tool.
What you'll get

An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing
Company-paid infertility treatments
Cross-training and professional development opportunities
The ability to influence major initiatives.
This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance and to maintain the clearance .

About Peraton
Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, youll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life.
EEO Statement
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.

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