Software Development, Advisor

Software Engineering / Development / Architecture



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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.


Uses education and experience to lead the design, develop, code, test, and debug software utilizing C#, Java, Python and/or PHP languages. Experience architecting, implementing, and deploying cloud native solutions utilizing Container Orchestration services including Docker and Kubernetes, and familiarity with Application Architecture, such as microservices.


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.

Specific focus: Web based application and cyber tool software development.

  • Collaborate with Software Engineering, DevOps and QA teams through the development cycle.
  • Work with cross-functional team to identify user needs and specify solutions in the problem domain.
  • Support architecture and design process.
  • Code new features: integrate APIs, configure software packages; conduct unit testing and prepare for production; O&M support for running applications (improve and patch).
  • Assist in developing deployment plan including software deployment checklists and quality controls.
  • Apply DevSecOps best practices to promote software into the CI/CD pipeline for continuous ATO.
  • Implement, test, and operate advanced software security techniques in compliance with technical reference architecture.
  • Perform on-going security testing and code review to improve software security.
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues that arise.
  • Maintain technical documentation.
  • Develop a familiarity with new cyber software, tools, and best practices.
  • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD
  • Active Secret level clearance


Possess coding proficiency using:

  • C# or Java; Python or PHP
  • Experience architecting, implementing, and deploying cloud native solutions.
  • Familiarity with containerized development (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Use Gitlab CI/CD for automated testing and cloud deployments via Helm.
  • Experience developing front end web applications.
  • Experience with backend/API development
  • SQL/NoSQL database modeling and administration

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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