Senior Cyber Cryptologic Computer Scientist

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


Design, develop, deliver and operate solutions to hard cryptologic computer science problems within a scientific framework. The solutions may arise in the forms of forensics and attack attribution, protection of critical networks, active systems warnings and indicators, active penetration into target systems, knowledge discovery of passive and active systems, or other cryptologic computer science mission support. Requisite computer science skills ( operating systems, compiler theory, database theory, algorithm analysis, computer architecture, discrete math, programming language theory, and data structures) are applied to each problem to provide state-of-the-art techniques, tools, and approaches.


Basic Qualifications

  • Master's Degree with 6 years of relevant experience -OR- Bachelor’s Degree with 8 years of relevant experience -OR- Associates degree with 10 years of relevant experience
  • Related fields (e.g., Eng, Math) may be considered if the programs contains a concentration of courses in the following CS areas: algorithms; computer architecture (not network architecture); programming methodologies/languages; data structures; logic and computation; and advanced mathematics (e.g., calculus, discrete mathematics). IT or IS degrees may be considered relevant if the programs contain the amount and type of course work equivalent to a CS major.
  • Experience must be in computer systems research; simulation/model development and prototyping; SW design; programming; computational science; algorithm analysis and design;reverse engineering; and/or designing/developing computer or information systems, including HW and/or SW.
  • 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.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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