Cyber Software Engineer III

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Requisition ID
Position Category
Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Peraton is seeking a Cyber Software Engineer to support a critical mission of consequence within the Cyber Mission Business Unit in Annapolis Junction, MD.  In this position you will develop, maintain, and enhance complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data sets, real-time systems, and business management information systems) based upon documented requirements. You will work individually and as part of a team.  You will review and test software components for adherence to the design requirements and documents test results; resolve software problem reports; utilize software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment; provide specific input to the software components of system design to include hardware/software trade- offs, software reuse, use of Commercial Off-the-shelf (COTS)/Government Off-the-shelf (GOTS) solutions in place of new development; and complete requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.  Candidates shall possess the following capabilities:


  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements;
  • Debug existing software and correct defects;
  • Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards;
  • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features;
  • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments;
  • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories;
  • Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards;
  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components;
  • Write or review software and system documentation;
  • Serve as team lead at the level appropriate to the software development process being used on any particular project;
  • Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components;;
  • Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or systems engineers, analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate work processes; and investigate problem areas;
  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance;
  • Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Five (5) years of experience as a software engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Active TS SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required



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

$146,000 - $234,000. 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.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed