Applications Programmer

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Requisition ID
Position Category
Applications Services
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


Peraton seeks an mid-level Applications Programmer / Developer for our team located near Herndon, VA. The Application Programmer will be responsible for:

  • Developing, testing, implementing, and maintaining complex applications and/or databases.
  • Drafting technical program documentation, such as end-user operational instructions.
  • Developing and maintaining software applications and/or databases, including web applications and user interfaces.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other Technical field with 8+ years of related experience. (An additional 4+ years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.) 
  • An active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
  • Prior experience in:
    • Software Development Lifecycle
    • Software design patterns
    • Agile development processes and implementation.
    • Secure coding standards
    • Requirements creation/management and configuration management tools
    • Configuration/change management systems
    • Integration and debugging using integrated development environments (IDE)
    • Developing software tests and test-automation suites.
    • Providing software maintenance, support and enhancements to existing systems and platforms.
    • At least one or more software languages (e.g. Java, C, C++, C#, Python, Perl, etc.)

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code
  • Cloud design, implementation, and configuration
  • Security Development Operations (SecDevOps)
  • Integration with third (3rd) party applications

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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