Software Developer

Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
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Remote work allowed 100%
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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 seeking a Software Engineer to develop TT&C and Satellite Mission Management and Scheduling software in support of our mission critical customers and the OS/COMET COTS software product. 


This position is located in Melbourne, FL.  Flexible for telework – preferably local to work location.




  • Research, design, and development of computer software systems, including requirement analysis, design, development, and test of software products. 
  • Requires the application of the principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis..
  • Analyzes software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Utilizes software system testing procedures, programming, and documentation. 
  • Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects and ability to handle routine tasks. Solves problems of moderate scope/complexity. 
  • Demonstrates a strong grasp of debugging skills. 


Required Qualifications:


  • BS/BA with minimum of 5 years of experience;  MS/MA with 3 years of experience; 0 years with PhD.
  • Experience designing and developing software utilizing Java/C/C++.
  • Software development methodologies and life cycles.
  • Experience with Linux, preferably RHEL 8.x/9.x.
  • Familiarity with the Agile Product Development Cycle.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the Amazon Web Services cloud architecture and tools associated with cloud development and security.
  • Active involvement in the peer-review process, to include providing thorough code reviews and receiving critical feedback.
  • Client-side development using HTML5, JavaScript, Python, and CSS3.
  • Experience with Server-side development through REST
  • Designing and developing software for Satellite Mission Management or TT&C applications

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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