Cyber Software Engineering, Senior Advisor

Top Secret/SCI with Poly


Annapolis Junction

Secondary Location:


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 a Software Engineer, SME to support our Cyber Mission business unit located in Annapolis Junction, MD. The team supports multiple products that automate manual tasks so that mission customers can focus on more complex issues. The team employs Agile methodologies and DevOps principles to ensure that high-quality, reliable software is delivered to the customer. The position is to be performed in Peraton’s contractor facility which allows for flexible work schedules. In addition, the opportunity for teleworking is available based on tasking and customer approval.


Basic Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph is required
  • Twenty (20) years’ experience as a SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required
    • Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree
  • Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects
  • A minimum six (6) years demonstrated experience out of the most recent 8 years developing production  
  • Familiarity with cloud development techniques, resources, and tools

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Full Stack SWE who has both front and back-end experience
  • Java
  • JavaScript (Vue.js)
  • JSON
  • Familiarity with Mongo DB
  • ElasticSearch
  • Grafana
  • Kibana
  • Developing RESTful service
  • Docker
  • Mongo
  • Nginx
  • Git
  • Linux
  • HTML/CSS and other frontend technologies
  • Account management and access control
  • API implimentation


Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on our critical National Security programs, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$190,000 - $304,000. 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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