Cyber Software Engineering, Senior Advisor

Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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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 seasoned Software Engineer to join our Cyber Intel team in Laurel, MD. This candidate should be a self-motivated individual who proactively completes tasks with strong attention to detail. The candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team of 5-6 person team, working closely with customers. The candidate will be exposed to a vareity of technologies depending on customer requirements. A successful candidate for this poitions has Linux experience in a containerized cloud environment. Additionally, agile development, Jira and Confluence experience would also be a benefit. The candidate will provide infrastructure system administration support for Jupyter Notebook, an open source developed, web-based data science platform that supports DIY analytics. They will be expected to montior the application, pull logs on AWS and restart containers as needed, troubleshoot and resolve operations issues, and create automation scripts and documentation as needed in a collaborative team environment. 


Basic Qualifications:


  • An active TS/SCI security clearnace with polygraph is required.
  • Fourteen (14) 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
  • Experiene in the following is highly desired:
    • Containerization and Orchestration (Docker and Kubernetes)
    • Well grounded Linux Fundamentals
    • Cloud System Administration (AWS preferred or similar experience Azure, Google Cloud)
    • Ruby on Rails
    • Python Scripting
    • Gitlab
    • Java Prgramming
    • Agile Development
    • Elasticearch/Kibana



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

$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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