Cyber Software Engineer - Python

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Requisition ID
2022-128284
Position Category
Cyber Security
Clearance
Top Secret
Sector
Cyber Mission

Responsibilities

As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, Peraton delivers trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. We serve as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. 

 

Peraton is currently seeking a Cyber Software Engineer - Python for its' Federal Strategic Cyber program located in Arlington, VA. 

 

Location: This is a remote role, with a preference for someone local to the Arlington, VA area that can come on site as needed.  

 

In this role, you will:

  • Conduct requirements gathering and analysis to scope the development efforts.
  • Design, develop, test, implement, maintain, and document software applications leveraging AWS cloud technology.
  • Participate in the agile development and change management processes and software (e.g., JIRA).
  • Produce and maintain software/change documentation (e.g., Gitlab, GitHub, Bitbucket).
  • Interface and work closely with customer stakeholders.
  • Conduct analysis of operational gaps and provide technical recommendations.
  • Participate in troubleshooting/diagnostic efforts to replicate problems and test solutions.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Identify and propose technology, process improvements and best practices for providing cyber analytic solutions for the customer.
  • Conduct demos, presentations and briefings as required.
  • Participate and provide input as part of Agile project daily stand-up, sprint planning, backlog refinement and retrospective meetings.
  • Ad hoc – other duties will be assigned as needed.
  • Provide engineering designs for new software solutions
  • Take a lead in software design, implementation, and testing
  • Design and build prototype solutions
  • Research and identify application flaws
  • Remedy development mistakes
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues that arise
  • Maintain technical documentation

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

  • BS 2-4 Years, MS 0-2 or HS 8-10
  • Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of software development experience, or a Master's degree and 0-2 years
  • Experience in Python 3.x
  • Experience with writing APIs in Python, preferably in Flask
  • Good understanding of server-side templating languages and frameworks, specifically as Flask
  • Junior-Mid level understanding of Angular or other relevant front-end languages (i.e. VueJs or ReactJs)
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and problem-solving skills; ability to function highly in a team environment
  • U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain an agency level clearance – DHS EOD suitability

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience studying and enhancing UI/UX for front-end web applications
  • Experience with the MITRE STIX 2.x Specification
  • Experience with Python libraries that handle/manage STIX envelopes/bundles/objects
  • Knowledge of and current, recent experience with databases and writing basic queries.
  • Current, active Secret or TS/SCI w/ EOD Suitability
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies, specifically AWS preferred

 

 

 

Peraton Overview

Peraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Salary Range

Salary Minimum: $40,000
Salary Mid: $80,000
Salary Maximum: $100,000

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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