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Peraton Corporation Senior RF Systems Engineer - Space Missions in Greenbelt, Maryland


Peraton is seeking Senior RF Systems Engineers to join our team in Greenbelt, Maryland to support our Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The successful candidate will be responsible for systems engineering activities associated with the development of NASA communications ground systems in support of new human spaceflight programs and initiatives and NASA science missions, to include radio frequency (RF) communications analysis. This position also involves being a part of a dynamic team executing concurrent planning and execution to meet high-priority national timelines for missions.


What you’ll do…

  • Develop systems engineering-related documentation including:

  • Requirements documents

  • Specifications

  • Interface Control Documents

  • Validation & Verification Plans

  • Plan and execute end-to-end systems integration

  • Perform analysis, design, and development of ground systems

  • Perform RF communication system performance analysis

  • Lead and perform trade studies


You’d be a great fit if you have…

  • A Master’s degree in engineering, physics, computer science, or mathematics

  • At least 15 years of experience in the analysis, design, and development of communications systems, to include RF communications analysis

It’d be even better if you have…

  • Prior experience working with NASA programs and projects

  • Prior experience working with Department of Defense and/or Intelligence Community organizations

  • The ability to work under challenging timelines with ambiguity

  • Prior experience with mission integration

  • Prior experience leading and performing trade studies associated with ground systems

  • Prior experience coordinating and directing the work of peers

What you’ll get…

  • An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching

  • Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing

  • Paid maternity and paternity leave

  • Company-paid infertility treatments

  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities

  • The ability to influence major initiatives

SECURITY CLEARANCEThis position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

About Peraton

At Peraton, we’re at the forefront of delivering the next breakthrough in national security, every day. We’re the partner of choice to help solve some of the world’s most daunting challenges. How? By thinking differently. We’re not mired in the past. We look at all problems with fresh eyes. We look past the obvious to bring the best talent, tech, and ideas together to completely transform how problems are solved. So bring your unique ideas, your entrepreneurial spirit, and your drive to succeed. Get ready to be part of something bigger. Get ready to do the can’t be done.

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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Job LocationsUS-MD-Greenbelt

Posted Date4 months ago(7/28/2020 11:14 PM)

Requisition ID2020-9642


Clearance StatusAbility to Obtain

Security ClearanceSecret

Mission AreaSpace