Linux Systems Engineer- Space Missions

Compensation

: $121,560.00 - $170,510.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



Peraton is seeking a Systems Engineer in Chantilly, VA to support our Intelligence Community customer as part of a highly talented, highly motivated and high-performing team. As part of the System Engineering team you will support an exciting program which involves design, development, test, and deployment of an exciting and complex system in an Agile construct to contribute to mission success for a variety of stakeholders.

What you'll do

* Build software intensive systems in a team-oriented environment. Specify, design, integrate, test, configure, deploy, train, and document distributed information/knowledge management systems with developmental components from multiple vendors for world-wide distributed information dissemination, communications, intelligence, and command and control systems.

You'd be a great fit if

* You have a Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science or related field. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree
* You have 5+ years of verifiable related experience
* Experience working with Linux-based operating systems, virtualization technologies, scripting languages for task automation, and system configuration automation software (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc..)
* System integration and testing, and system configuration of networked services, file systems, and authentication experience.
* Excellent oral and written communications skills.
* You posses an active Top Secret/SCI clearance

It'd be even better if you

* Experience in designing, developing, and integrating a complete satellite ground system to include infrastructure, processing frameworks, and software components.
* Familiarity with any or all of the following, preferably in a satellite ground system context: Object-oriented development practices and processes, distributed computing technologies, web services, SOA, networking technologies, requirements management tools, scripting, automated test tools, modeling and simulation, and/or security certification and accreditation processes.
* Experience working with Windows and Linux operating systems.
* Experience with distributed computing technologies.
* Experience with virtualization technologies (e.g. OpenStack, Citrix XenServer Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, and/or VMWare), Docker Containers, Ansible, and Heat templates.
* Experience with front end processing and network gateway appliances and /or software.
* Experience working in a customer environment and/or a classified environment.

What you'll get

* An immediately-vested 401(K)
* Rapid PTO accrual schedule and 10 federal holidays
* Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
* Tuition reimbursement
* Cross-training and professional development opportunities
* The ability to influence major initiatives

Security Clearance

This position requires the candidate to have an active TS/SCI Security Clearance.

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.
Associated topics: equipment, maintain, network, satcom, satellite, server, system engineer, system specialist, system technician, technician * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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