Senior Software Engineer / Frontend Developer

Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Top Secret/SCI



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Telecommute Options:

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 searching for a talented Senior Software Engineer / Frontend Developer to become part of Cyber Defense organization with the Federal Strategic Cyber program. 


Location: Arlington, Virginia. Hybrid role, need to be able to come on-site as needed. 


In this role, you will: 

  • Conceive, specify, design, program, document, testing, bug fix and patching software applications as a part of a team.
  • Lead the front-end design and implementation of custom web application towards dynamic requirements.
  • Need to be in-tune with changing requests and adapt accordingly.
  • Research, test, build, and coordinate the conversion and/or integration of new products based on client requirements.
  • Design and develop new software products or major enhancements to existing software.
  • Address problems of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms.
  • Resolve problems with software and respond to suggestions for improvements and enhancements.
  • Participate in development of software user manuals.
  • May support additional areas of the application as team needs change.
  • May analyze/design databases and/or assist in architecting cloud environments within an application area, working individually or coordinating as part of a team.  




  • Bachelor’s degree with 8 years of related experience, or a Master's degree with 6 years.  An additional 4 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree. 
  • 6 years front-end developer experience including Angular/React/Vue, jQuery, JavaScript, and other CSS styling libraries.
  • Experience having built an application from scratch using Angular.
  • Experience with Bootstrap, Flask, API development, Node, Angular CLI.
  • Experience building AWS cloud-native applications.
  • Experience with DevOps tools Atlassian JIRA, Jenkins Continuous Integration, and GIT repositories.
  • Expert level experience in troubleshooting software system-related problems and mitigating software system vulnerabilities.
  • Experience with developing software with cloud security best practices for cloud-native applications.
  • Experience meeting with cyber mission customers and must be to handle a full range of duties from gathering/refining requirements through developing, testing, and deploying the resultant code.
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligbility. 
  • U.S. citizenship and ability to obtain/maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued employment.



  • Special considerations will be made for candidates with strong understandings of D3.
  • Highly self-motivated and adaptable to learning and understanding new technologies.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Terraform, Ansible


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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