Performance Data Engineer

Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Public Trust



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Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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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 currently seeking skilled and qualified candidates for a Performance Data Engineer with the USPS program located in Raleigh, NC. This person is responsible for product support and maintenance of the data warehouse. Performs data warehouse design and construction. Codes and documents scripts and stored procedures.


Day to Day Work Responsibilities:

  • Designs and implements data strategy methods.
  • Develops appropriate programs and systems documentation.
  • Assists with metadata repository management.
  • Prepares and implements data verification and testing methods for the data warehouse.
  • Creates index and view scripts.
  • Performs all functional duties independently.
  • Works on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of assigned program(s).
  • Oversees the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or is responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years’ experience, master’s degree with 3+ years’ experience or high school diploma/GED with 9+ years’ experience.
  • U.S. Citizenship and resided within the U.S. the past five years with no more than six months outside travel of the U.S. during this timeframe.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.
  • Strong experience with Teradata optimizer required.
  • Ability to read SQL “explain” plans and take action.
  • Experience with UNIX commands and concepts in order to navigate source code directories, find error logs, perform impact analysis assessments, edit code and version files.
  • Experience with Linux Shell scripting in order to read and create driver scripts.
  • Experience with Ab Initio performing data extracts, transformations and loading.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. 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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