Cyber Software Engineering, Associate

Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Top Secret/SCI with Poly


Annapolis Junction

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Telecommute Options:

No remote/telework allowed
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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 Associate Software Engineers to support our Cyber Mission business unit located in Annapolis Junction, MD.


The Software Engineer will become a member of a mature software development effort. The development effort uses Agile methods to assign, track and manage software activities and requirements within the team. This position will allow an early career software developer to develop and broaden their skills in a number of languages.



  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
  • Debug existing software and correct defects
  • Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required and 0-2 years of relevant experience.
    • May 2024 grads are welcome to apply. 
  • US Citizenship.
  • Active TS/SCI w/ polygraph security clearance and maintenance of clearance.
  • Strong foundational programming knowledge. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Familiarity with:
    • Java or other object-oriented language
    • Python
    • Agile methods and tools

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with:
    • AWS cloud technologies
    • Using Maven, Git and Jenkins environments
  • Ability to work in a team environment; good communication and collaboration skills; self-starter.
  • A 3.0 and above GPA.

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. 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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