Peraton Corporation

Cloud Engineer

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Posted Date 2 months ago(11/24/2020 10:11 AM)
Requisition ID
Clearance Status
Security Clearance
Top Secret
Mission Area


Technology is constantly changing, and our adversaries are digitally “going dark” at a rate that is exceeding law enforcement’s ability to keep pace. Those charged with protecting the United States are not always able to access the evidence needed to prosecute crime and prevent terrorism. The Government has trusted in Peraton to provide the technical ability, tools, and resources to bring criminals to justice. In response to this challenge, we are seeking a talented Cloud Engineer.


  • Develop cloud infrastructure and workflows for all new and existing data sets ingested into a new data lake. 
  • Participate in Agile SDLC, CI and CD activities leveraging the Atlassian suite.
  • Analyze documentation and source data of new data feeds.
  • Create NiFi flows to move complex data sources into solr/elastic search indexes, noSQL data stores and custom analytic pipelines.
  • Enhance the existing data processing infrastructure by rewriting/migrating on-premises workflows to run on cloud native infrastructure and technologies.
  • Develop new analytic algorithms to support advanced data exploitation capabilities such as natural language processing, named entity extraction and entity resolution/correlation using distributed computing technologies.


Required Qualifications

  • BS degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other related analytical, scientific, or technical discipline. However, equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Ten (10) years of experience developing comprehensive and innovative technical solutions.
  • At least two (2) years of experience with 1 of the 3 major cloud service providers (Amazon, Microsoft, or Google).
  • Architected and migrated on-premises applications into a cloud platform.
  • Worked in a Linux environment.
  • Worked on an Agile development team.
  • Experience with object–oriented languages, including Java or C#.
  • Used Hadoop–related or similar distributed computing technologies.
  • A current Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility and the ability to obtain a polygraph.


Desired Qualifications

  • Microservices architectures and design patterns experience.
  • Indexed with inverted indices on technologies, including NoSQL data stores, such as Accumulo, HBase, Cassandra, or Mongo.
  • Implemented and leveraged Solr, Elasticsearch, or other scalable Lucene or similar text search engine implementation.
  • Experience with complex data processing pipelines, including ETL and data ingestion dealing with unstructured and semi–structured data named entity extraction and resolution across a corpus of diverse data set.
  • Written Web services, including RESTful services exposing JSON.
  • Experience with RESTful service writing frameworks, including Jersey or Spring MVC.
  • Worked with the Atlassian suite of agile development tools.
  • Apache NiFi experience.

About Peraton

At Peraton, we’re at the forefront of delivering the next breakthrough in national security, every day. We’re the partner of choice to help solve some of the world’s most daunting challenges. How? By thinking differently. We’re not mired in the past. We look at all problems with fresh eyes. We look past the obvious to bring the best talent, tech, and ideas together to completely transform how problems are solved. So bring your unique ideas, your entrepreneurial spirit, and your drive to succeed. Get ready to be part of something bigger. Get ready to do the can’t be done.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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