Mid Level Software Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-King George
Requisition ID
Position Category
Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton is looking for a Software Engineer to work on site in King George, VA.


This position will be located at our Defense Mission and Health Solutions Sector in King George, VA. The qualified candidate will become part of Peraton’s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Weapons Control and Integration Department (H), Maritime Warfare Control Systems Division (H20) services program. The H20 program specializes in providing engineering services and infrastructure services for the development of Maritime Command and Control systems, Warfare/Weapons Control systems, and future warfare development for the United States Navy. H20 supports programs/systems such as: Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Mission Package (MP) Software; Vertical Launching Systems (VLS); AN/SQQ-89, Undersea Warfare (USW)/Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Combat Systems (USWCS/ASWCS); Aegis Weapons & Fire Control; Autonomous and Unmanned Systems; Electromagnetic Maneuver Warfare (EMW); Information Warfare/Big Data; Machine Learning; Artificial Intelligence (AI); and Next Generation ESSM Launching System (NGELS).


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide software development technical expertise related to current software technologies including open systems development, software implementations on Linux and Unix operating systems, VxWorks, service oriented architectures, model based software development tools, and use of Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) products to supplement supported system requirements.
  • Apply Cyber-security programming expertise, programming languages such as C++, C#, Java, Unified Modeling Language (UML)/Systems Modeling Language (SysML), and Real-time programming to meet system requirements.
  • Apply appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the development life cycle.
  • Develop software on diverse platforms including UNIX, Linux, VxWorks and Windows based operating systems.
  • Utilize configuration management tools, database applications and related software development tools.
  • Understand of the software development lifecycle and roles within each phase to include a variety of programming and scripting languages, and complex software design principles.
  • Perform requirements analysis, design, develop, document, test, and debug software that contain logical and mathematical solutions to mission problems.



  • BS 5-7 Years, MS 3-5, PhD 0-2 Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or other Science, Technology, or Math related field of study.
  • US citizenship is required
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Secret Security Clearance
  • Demonstrated experience in C++ programming
  • Demonstrated experience in Java programming
  • Demonstrated experience in Leadership
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, documenting, testing, and debugging software that contain logical and mathematical solutions to business/mission problems.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills in a customer focused environment
  • Ability to quickly adapt and learn new technologies and concepts.
  • Ability to support Real-Time Event-Driven Software Development
  • Ability to support VxWorks and/or Real-Time Linux environment
  • Must be local to the King George, VA area as work will be performed onsite at the customer Navy Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren facilities

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.

EEO Tagline (Text Only)

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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