DevOps Lead

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.


The Software Development Lead is responsible for shaping the organization’s DevOps strategy and implementation. The lead will coordinate the efforts of product development teams with that of operations teams to streamline the development process and build and evolve an automated, secure, and scalable continuous delivery pipeline with high-quality, innovative product releases to mission customers. Responsibilities include leading the design and integration of DevOps tools and technologies for deployment, monitoring, and operations of mission systems software products; working with application teams to help them adopt continuous build, inspection, testing, and deployment approaches; participating in all aspects of DevOps engineering and promoting related industry standard methodologies; helping to configure and monitor DevOps performance; and ensuring maximum uptime and optimal performance for mission customers in the Production environment.


Minimum of 12 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 10 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 7 years with Ph.D.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, systems engineering, or related technical field.

A minimum of ten years of experience working in an operational environment responsible for development, O&M, and client support of large scale enterprise applications.

A minimum of five years of experience utilizing Agile software development methods and software DevOps experience

Demonstrated ability to work and quickly transition across multiple tasks

Experience in an IC environment performing in related technical areas

Working knowledge of the customer processes, programs, and policies

Demonstrated expert ability to effectively work with senior and executive level Government staff

TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance required.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. 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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