Senior Software Engineer

Data Analytics / Intelligence
Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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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, a recognized leader in Cyber, Digital Transformation, Cloud, Operations and Engineering, is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join an agile development team creating the next generation ETL Platform that supports operations vital to our customer’s mission to produce outstanding intelligence for our nation’s policy makers.


As a Senior Software Engineer, you will work closely with your Agile development team to design and implement, test and deploy the next generation Extract Transform and Load Platform that supports vital operational and analytical missions. The ETL Platform will process petabytes of data annually to extract data from a myriad of formats including structured, unstructured, binary and text. You will use best of breed open source and commercial technologies such as Apache NiFi, Kafka, and AWS to implement your team’s solution against systems requirements. You will create interfaces to various analysis tools as well as to other content enhancement applications such as language translators. In short, you will build the future!  Come join an exciting program doing fulfilling work at Peraton!


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Information Systems, Science, Engineering or a Technology field
  • 12 years of experience with BS/BA, 10 years with MS/MA, 7 years with PhD.
  • 8-10 years of experience in software development; additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with AWS
  • Advanced knowledge of Java development
  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph level clearance is required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Apache NiFi
  • Experience with DevSecOps tools such as Git, Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Terraform, etc.
  • Experience with AWS SQS and Apache Kafka
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies



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 eligibility to participate in an attractive bonus plan.


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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