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Software Engineering, Senior Associate

2024-147129
Engineering
Top Secret/SCI with Poly

Location:

Laurel
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MD

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Telecommute Options:

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 peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Responsibilities

Peraton has an immediate need for a Cloud Software Engineer to join our Cyber Intel team here in Laurel, MD. As a Cloud Software Engineer, you are expected to perform requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution at a high level of proficiency and independence. You are expected to communicate directions and provide guidance to more junior programmer/analysts, as required. Cloud Software Engineers must be adept at developing solutions which integrated or extended COTS or GOTS products. Additionally, Software Engineers may be responsible for evaluating project needs, determining tasks and durations, and generating and reviewing designs for technical accuracy, completeness. This position will have a primary focus of supporting all aspects of agile software design and development for a capabilities that are integrated into a Data Warehouse. Duties include development of new capabilities, testing, optimization and performance tuning, operation, and sustainment functions.

 

This role has Telework availability and an expectation for after-hours / on-call support.

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph is required.
  • At least 2 years of experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, and problem diagnosis/resolution.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in software integration and software testing, to include developing and implementing test plans and test scripts.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in a related technical field from an accredited college or university is required.
    • NOTE: A degree in Mathematics, Information Systems, Engineering, or similar degree will be considered as a technical field.

Core Competencies and Skills:

  • Willingness to be a committer/contributor to open source applications
  • Java programming for distributed systems, with experience in networking and multi-threading
  • Apache Hadoop
  • Apache Accumulo
  • Apache NiFi
  • Agile development experience
  • Well-grounded in Linux fundamentals and knowledge in at least one scripting language (e.g., Python, Ruby, Perl, etc.)
  • Experience with source code management practices and tools
  • Enabling tools: Git, Maven, Jira
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Testing: Bamboo, Jenkins, GitLab Cl/Pipelines
  • Continuous Monitoring: ELK Stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash and Kibana), Nagios
  • Familiarity with microservices software development technique and container-orchestration (e.g., Kubernetes)
  • Desired Certification one of the following: 
    • AWS Certified Developer-Associate
    • AWS DevOps Engineer Professsional
    • Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)
    • Elastic Certified Engineer 

 

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on our critical National Security programs, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

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

EEO

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

Benefits

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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