Software Developer

Job Locations US-CA-Monrovia
Requisition ID
Position Category
Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Agency Clearance
Space & Intelligence


Peraton is seeking a Senior Software Developer to be part of a cutting edge, mission focused team supporting the Deep Space Network (DSN) in Monrovia, CA.

As a senior software developer, you will be designing solutions, and developing capabilities to support DSN mission requirements. Working in an agile development environment, you will work with the customer to identify needs, translate those needs into actionable requirements, and work with a team of skilled software developers to turn concept specifications into reality.

If the thought of working with skilled individuals and customers in a dynamic environment, turning problems into solutions, and making an impact on a daily basis is motivating to you, please join us and be part of Deep Space Exploration.


  • Participate in the research, recommendations, and architecture discussions that contribute to the overall DSN Project Office vision; document client requirements, system architectures, test plans, and test cases
  • Design, develop, evaluate and modify systems and systems-oriented tools and products including development of computer-based tools and other tools for data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Provide a timetable and schedules for all development, test and maintenance tasks.
  • Work with the development team to verify and validate any and all changes to the system and ensure that requirements are being met, troubleshoot test and production issues, and support system upgrades.
  • Develop and document operational processes and procedures and disseminate the information or procedures to the DSN.
  • Follow software and engineering best practices and customer processes



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and  5+ years of experience in a similar position, and a well-rounded scope of knowledge
  • Experience testing, supporting and deploying systems/software in a configuration managed environment
  • Knowledge of information system operation and sustainment including Uplink Signal Generator Command software systems
  • Familiar with System Performance Test software tools including Telemetry Bit Error Rate Test processes


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • Experience with general Web Development (HTML, JavaScript, CSS), and a solid understanding of C#, C++, Java, Solaris and Linux
  • Knowledge of .NET Framework, PHP, Visual Basic, ASP.NET, Microsoft IIS, Jira, React / Angular, NodeJS, Containerization
  • Provide technical guidance, changing trends, and emerging products in the industry with a view to further improve existing technology and its application.
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of both the waterfall and agile delivery methods
  • Proven ability to provide test and training support to cognizant personnel for assigned areas of responsibility
  • Ability to anticipate problems and take decisive action
  • Ability to adjust personal style to different situations
  • Ability to find innovative ways to solve problems
  • Experience working within a rigorous engineering process e.g. CMMI Level III or greater and employing engineering best practices


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.

EEO Tagline (Text Only)

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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