Engineer Systems III, SEY3/ Exercise Coordinator

Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI with Poly


Fort Meade

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No remote/telework allowed
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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.


Are you looking for an Engineer Systems III, SEY3/ Exercise Coordinator role?


This is what you'll get to do: 

  • Plan, and coordinate, individual, section and organizational-level exercises as well as joint collective events designed to train cyberspace, information, and space professionals.  
  • Develop and provide cross-functional exercise design and execution for team, unit, and Service battle staffs, inclusive of Active duty, Reserve, Contractor, and Government employs.  
  • Have knowledge of the exercise design process to include Joint Exercise Life Cycle as well as have an understanding of the Joint Lessons Learned system and related concepts.  
  • Support the coordination and execution of exercise operations, mission –rehearsals and assessments and incorporate modeling and simulation, and related cyberspace, information, and space operations exercise requirements as appropriate.
  • Develop exercise design, scripts and the development of exercise scenarios and related Master Scenario Event List (MSEL) injects, which addresses the following:
    • Develop assessments for use by higher, lateral, and subordinate entities to continue improvement in both planning and execution of assigned mission essential tasks.
    • Exercise designs, must be based on current scenarios, MSELs and emergent intelligence threat information.
    • Integrate the relevant command doctrine
    • Operational after action findings
    • Provide rapid adjustment to emerging real-world tactics, techniques, and procedures.
    • War game and experimentation results
  • Develop reports, briefings, and recommendations to improve exercise and training efficiency and effectiveness, and identification of shortfalls and gaps.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Active/Current Top-Secret/SCI with polygraph
  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Skills and experience in Microsoft Office computer programs (specifically Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word) 
  • 5 years with BS/BA; 3 years with MS/MA;  0 years with PhD of related experience.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications: 

  • 5 years of experience supporting the planning and development of large-scale exercises using the Joint Exercise Life Cycle (JELC)
  • 5 years of experience with JPP, JOPES, and APEX planning formats and guidance as a Joint Operations Planner
  • 5 years of experience leading or materially contributing to the design, planning, organizing, and executing of Combatant Command or Service-Component level Command Post Exercises, Staff Exercises, or Field Training Exercises
  • Demonstrated experience in 4 or more events proving the ability to develop and integrate non-kinetic Information Operation or Cyber activities into training, exercise, rehearsal, testing, and experimentation events.
  • 5 years of experience supporting test and evaluation activities specifically related to service training, Joint training, exercises, experimentation, mission rehearsal, and Combatant Command, service, and agency events.
  • 2 years of experience briefing or delivering training to senior military and civilian leaders
  • 2 years of experience forecasting, documenting, and managing an exercise budget.


Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. 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
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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