Software Engineer, Senior

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


Annapolis Junction


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No remote/telework allowed
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Peraton Overview

Peraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.


Peraton is seeking a Senior Software Engineer who will provide software engineering and systems troubleshooting support to the product. This position is located in Annapolis Junction, MD.   


The candidate will be responsible for:

  • The development, building, configuration, management and documentation of systems supporting the mission. This includes documentation of software designs, user documentation, and Interface Control Documents (ICDs).
  • Support the analysis and troubleshooting of operational system problems and coordinate the associated engineering to correct the problem. 
  • BS degree with 16-18 years of experience, MS degree 14+ years of experience
  • Working Knowledge of Cyber Activities to include networks and the associated technologies including routers, firewalls and cross-domain solutions.
  • Experience supporting an operational environment to include management of customer and mission needs and balancing those needs with software deployments
  • Knowledge of Service Oriented Architectures (e.g. RESTful API)
  • Knowledge of near real-time messaging and data distribution/messaging architectures (e.g. JMS)
  • Working Knowledge of data modeling/tagging, target/entry management and Cyber taxonomies
  • Working Knowledge of information security and architecture (e.g. PKI auditing)
  • Experience in SIGINT and Network Defense Missions
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, 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 participation 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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