Scientific Software Developer

Job Locations US-MD-West Bethesda
Requisition ID
Position Category
Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


This will be a full time onsite position in Bethesda, Maryland.


Peraton is looking for a Scientific Software Developer who will be responsible for the following.


    • Developing algorithms, computer models, and scientific software programs for a variety of systems engineering, modeling and simulation, measurement, test and evaluation, and other tasks for current and anticipated customers. 
    • In support of naval vessel acoustic signature measurement programs, the individual will develop advanced machine learning algorithms and techniques in application areas such as large array beamforming, near-real-time sonar and image processing systems, spectral and temporal noise characterization, calibration and measurement.
    • The individual will support the full software life cycle and software engineering process from requirements development through installation and maintenance of field ready operational software applications and prototype demonstrations.
    • The individual will work under the direction of project managers and senior scientists and engineers to solve customer problems through the application of science, engineering and mathematical principles and techniques.
    • Some local and long distance travel to client sites may be required to perform tests and participate in progress / results briefings and technical exchange meetings.


Required Experience/Education:  


Requires 5 to 7 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.  B.S. (M.S. or PhD desirable) in applied math, the physical sciences, or electrical or mechanical engineering. 


  • U.S. citizenship required to obtain security clearance.
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with computer programming language as applied to algorithms and graphics. 
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and succinctly both verbally and through the written word is essential. 
  • Knowledge of signal processing techniques and experience using MATLAB is desirable. 
  • Above all, candidate must demonstrate eagerness to learn new concepts, methodologies, and programming languages.
  • Course work and experience in physics, wave theory, signal processing, and acoustics is especially desirable. 

Benefits:  At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best, beyond the work you do with us daily. We are 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.

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.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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