Full-Stack Software Developer / Ruby on Rails

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Home | US-VA-Home
Requisition ID
Position Category
Web Developer
No Clearance Required
Cyber Mission


Peraton is seeking a motivated professional to join our team as a Full-Stack Software Developer.  This position is in support of The United States Military Entrance Processing Command, (MEPCOM) located in Northern Chicago, Illinois and may also support the opportunity for remote/ telework.



  • Provides T-3 troubleshooting and software development/support for the MIRS 1.1 Application
  • Provides expertise and direction in the development and/or modification of computer-based scientific, technical, and business software systems
  • Uses expertise to design develop, code, test, and debug software
  • Develop, Design, engineer, evaluate, and test, configuration management procedures, statistical analysis and modeling
  • Works with users to define existing or new system scope and objectives
  • Provides analytical support and technical advice during the conceptualization, development, and implementation phases
  • Plans and schedules new applications systems projects with user, systems software, and computer center operations personnel, including the identification of objectives, time frames, costs, and manpower requirements
  • Performs tasks necessary to ensure the identification and documentation of hazards within software systems using various analysis tools and techniques
  • Reviews and evaluates systems and software for adherence to government or commercial directives, standards, guidelines, and criteria concerning software safety and systems safety
  • Confirms design mitigations are captured in the design and its documentation and verifies implementation


Basic Qualifications

  • BS 12-15, MS 10-13. Phd 10+
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Programming, or related discipline (Will consider 6 additional years of experience in lieu of degree).
  • Fourteen+ years of experience in software development in a AWS environment
  • Experience as a Systems Analyst and software application developer
  • Experience as a Full Stack developer with authoring in database, infrastructure, back-end, and front-end application components
  • Direct, hands-on experience with relational databases, Amazon Web Services orchestration, Ruby on Rails, GraphQL, and React
  • Mastery of programming in at least one multi-paradigm (i.e. object-oriented + functional) language
  • Extensive use of unit testing and integration testing strategies, delivered simultaneously with working code
  • Comfortable interpreting, extending, and authoring data contracts in both strongly-typed and “duck-typed” exchanges
  • Current IAT Level II certification (CompTIA Security + CE, CCNA Security, SSCP, GSEC)
  • One additional (current) certification from the following: (AWS Certified Developer, AWS Certified DevOPs Engineer, AWS Cloud Practitioner, AWS Solution Architect)
  • US citizenship required
  • Must have a recent National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) background investigation and the ability to pass additional background investigations
  • Ability to Obtain and Maintain a higher level clearance if required by the customer (i.e. Confidential, Secret, Top Secret)


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Experience in computer and information system application development, sustainment, maintenance and modernization
  • Experience supporting a DoD customer’s Information Technology Cloud environment
  • Additional current CompTIA or other professional certifications in addition to the basic requirements.
  • In-depth knowledge, experience and recent work with modernizing systems and migration of Applications, and Databases to the Cloud

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

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

EEO Tagline (Text Only)

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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