Senior Software Engineer

Data Analytics / Intelligence



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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.


Implements, tests, and operates advanced software security techniques in compliance with technical reference architecture. Performs ongoing security testing and code review to improve software security. Troubleshoots and debugs issues that arise. Provides engineering designs for new software solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities. Contributes to all levels of the architecture and maintains technical documentation. Consults team members on secure coding practices. Develops a familiarity with new tools and best practices.

  • Uses education and experience to design, develop, code, test, and debug software using C#, Java, Python, and/or PHP languages. Experience architecting, implementing, and deploying cloud-native solutions. Supports moving existing applications to Azure cloud.
  • Works with product owner, project manager, and software engineers to interpret requirements, design solutions, and implement code to meet system performance goals. Writes, tests, and documents error-proof code. Supports continuous integration and continuous development pipeline.
  • Complies with government directives, standards, guidelines, and criteria concerning software safety and systems safety. Confirms design mitigations are captured in the design and its documentation and verifies implementation.
  • Collaborates with and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions in full-stack development tools and technologies.
  • Must have a passion for staying on top of tech trends, experimenting with and learning new technologies, participating in internal and external technology-focused communities, and mentoring other engineering community members.
  • Must have proficiency in Container Orchestration services, including Docker and Kubernetes, and a variety of cloud tools and services; understand the benefits of leveraging Kubernetes orchestration.


  • Independently perform senior-level cloud-native applications analysis, design, development, innovative problem-solving, and integration with custom applications, packaged software applications, and other legacy systems. 
  • Leverages Python, PHP, C#, JavaScript, Java, and other languages and technologies to deliver solutions. 
  • Designs and implement new UI components, features, and applications. 
  • Develops Web Services, Micro-services, and API architectures as needed. 
  • Utilizes DevOps to manage and improve upon the build and deployment pipeline. 
  • Reviews code change requests to identify potential improvements and prevent errors before approving and releasing the code. 
  • Drives the design of major features within the engineering team by leading design review meetings and ensuring that new features fit into the existing architecture. 
  • Works closely with product owners to prioritize the features and synchronize delivery by helping organize tasks within the team and coordinating work with other teams. 
  • Be an independent driver/owner of high-impact features or initiatives. 
  • Assess the legacy system, identifying the need for APIs, micro-services, and database conversions, and creating these services. 
  • Proposes and implement solutions to modify or enhance system functionality. 
  • Assists in the transition of system components to new platforms as needed.
  • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD.
  • Requires direct hands-on experience developing, designing, and implementing software applications for a customer. 
  • Must be experienced in architecting, implementing, and deploying cloud-native solutions.
  • Must have a familiarity with containerized development (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Uses GitLab CI/CD for automated testing and cloud deployments via Helm.
  • Directs hands-on experience with Jira/Confluence/GitLab development management tools and testing tools.
  • Clearance: Secret (Minimum) to TS/SCI 

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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