Data Engineer- Mid

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Requisition ID
Position Category
Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


At Peraton we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.


Peraton’s Space & Intelligence Sector is looking for a highly motivated Data Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Herndon, VA office.


The selected candidate will perform data engineering associated with synchronizing new and existing systems for DIA as part of the Five Eyes partner alliance. The candidate will have experience performing data engineering associated with database pipelines and schemas for a multimillion-dollar program that supports DoD and the IC.


BS 8-10, MS 6-8, PhD 3-5


Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years of relevant experience OR a Master’s degree with 7 years of relevant experience OR a PhD with 4 years of relevant experience; an additional 4 years of experience maybe considered in lieu of the degree requirement
  • Advanced understanding of database schemas
  • PostgreSQL, Python, Java or Scala
  • Understanding the concepts of data lake, data warehousing including Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) processes and data modeling is essential. Familiarity with cloud-based storage and computing platforms such as Azure, and AWS
  • Proficiency in version control systems such as Git and understanding the concepts of branching, merging, and tagging is essential.
  • Experience with integrating data from various sources such as web services, APIs and file systems
  • Knowledge of distributed computing technologies like Hive, Hadoop and Spark
  • Willingness to work 100% onsite in a secure environment; telework is not available for this position.
  • TS/SCI with Poly 


  • Experience with data release to foreign partners
  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Experience with Immuta

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.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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