Software Engineer

Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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No remote/telework allowed
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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.


Our Software Engineers are integral to the development process delivering complete software solutions. 

  • Design and implement all levels of the solution: data layer, application code, user interface.
  • Design and deliver APIs and integrations with other software systems and databases.
  • Architect for optimal use of enterprise infrastructure (cloud) as well as security requirements.
  • Ensures software standards are met.
  • Develop and maintain unit test scripts
  • Decompose functional requirements into technical specifications and tasks
  • Requires 3 years with BS/BA; Candidates with an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.
  • Requires a TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Requires experience with cloud environments incluidng AWS.
  • Requires Software development experience with Java and Python.

Experience in the following is desired:

  • Delivering the design and development of software applications.
  • Programming/coding the data layer, application layer, and the user interfaces.
  • Decomposing functional requirements into technical specifications and tasks.
  • Software development and maintenance using tools and languages such as Java, SQL, JavaScript libraries, HTML, XML, Python, etc.
  • Developing and maintaining unit test scripts.
  • Developing APIs and web services for integration between systems and services.
  • Utilizing an Agile / Scrum software development lifecycle.
  • Experience with SecDevOps processes.
  • Infrastructure experience with cloud platforms (AWS, etc.)
  • Designing and delivering software solutions for the Sponsor.
  • Supporting and leading software security accreditation processes, developing required artifacts, coordinating with sponsor infosec, implementing security requirements and remediations.

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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