Scientific Software Developer

Job Locations US-MD-West Bethesda
Requisition ID
Position Category
Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


As a Signatures Software Developer you will work within a contractor - government team developing and maintaining systems used by US Navy Warfighters daily to provide visualization, modeling, and training of complex acoustic principles to allow USN platforms to operate in hostile waters.  Our customer at Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division leads US Navy efforts in this development.  


This is a full time onsite position in West Bethesda MD


  • Must be U.S. Citizen
  • Requires an Active DoD SECRET Clearance or ability to obtain an Interim Secret Clearance prior to start date.

What you'll do:


The work includes, but is not limited to:

  • Design and develop sonar applications including real-time acoustic signal processing, parallel processing applications, real-time data analysis, visualization, and simulations using C, C++, java or fortran. 
  • Test and validate algorithms and applications for tactical use
  • Utilize state of the art US Navy models and databases to solve complex acoustic propagation problems


Required Experience/Education:

  • BS 5-7 Years, MS 3-5, PhD 0-2
    • BS in a Technical Field (Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math) 
  • 4+ years of experience in software development
  • Requires an Active DoD SECRET Clearance or ability to obtain an Interim Secret Clearance.
  • Development experience should include some experience in the design and development of one or more of the following areas: real-time acoustic signal processing algorithms, parallel processing algorithms, service oriented architectures, or real time data analysis/visualization.
  • Ideal candidate will have experience in one of these languages.  C, C++, java or fortran. 


Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with webservices, middleware and user interfaces

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 is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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