Software Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-College Park
Requisition ID
Position Category
Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Strategic Innovation Group


Peraton Labs delivers innovative solutions and revolutionary new capabilities to solve the most difficult and complex challenges for government agencies, utilities, and commercial customers. With a distinguished heritage tracing back to Bell Labs, Bellcore, DHPC, and Telcordia, our experts pave the way. Peraton Labs’ cybersecurity research protects mission-critical systems and national cyber infrastructure through a broad range of initiatives in computer network defense, secure-by-design techniques, cyber operations, and experimentation platforms.


Role and responsibility for this position:

At Peraton Labs, we are looking for candidates with a strong background in software development and networking for full-time positions in our network system group. Candidates will work with teams to research, conceive, and develop prototypes as well as operational software. The candidates should be adept at identifying successful approaches to complex problems. Projects will involve a mix of research and development and will range from applied research to advanced prototyping to development, verification, and certification of operational software. This position will be full-time at a customer facility. The ideal candidate will be one who is able to collaborate as part of a dynamic customer, Peraton Labs, and subcontractor team as well as execute work independently.


This position is an integral member of the Peraton Labs Network Systems team supporting a customer site location with responsibilities to maintain information systems and their appropriate security posture. This individual shall have relevant working experience to perform Linux and/or Microsoft Windows system administration tasks and solid knowledge to manage the security aspects of an information system. The individual must be capable of interfacing with the customer as well as monitoring and directing subcontractor tasking.


This position requires full time on-site work in College Park, Maryland.


BS 5-7 Years, MS 3-5, PhD 0-2

  • Degree in Computer Science, ECE, or a related field
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly acquire knowledge of new technologies
  • Strong programming skills in Python, C#, and familiarization with .NET a plus
  • Experience with XML/JSON generation
  • Strong systems skills (Linux, Windows, Shell Scripting, VM Technologies)
  • Experience in reading and implementing source code
  • Debugging experience under Windows and Linux
  • Experience with design, development, test, verification, and certification of operational software is highly desired.

Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI w/ Full Scope Polygraph


Benefits: Our comprehensive Benefits and Beyond package is designed to support every aspect of your health, wealth, self and beyond.

  • Health- Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans, HSAs and FSAs, and supplemental health options to keep you and your family healthy all year long.
  • Well-being- We strive to support your overall well-being – including emotional, financial, social/community, and physical wellness programs.
  • PTO & holidays- Our PTO programs helps you take the time in the ways that matter most. With 20 days a year of accrued PTO, 6 paid federal holidays, 4 floating holidays, and a flexible approach, Peraton Labs avidly supports a healthy work/life balance.
  • Retirement- All regular employees are eligible to participate in Peraton’s 401(k) retirement savings plan through Fidelity. Peraton will match 100% of the first 4% you contribute, and 50% of the next 2% you contribute. All contributions are 100% vested after two years of service.
  • Career Development- We are invested in your future, and pride ourselves on providing best-in-class training to our team through Skillsoft e-Learning Suite for formal and informal learning, professional and technical certification preparation, and education assistance for career path-related courses at accredited institutions.
  • TA and Student Loan Refinancing- Peraton provides tuition and training assistance for its employees, in addition to access to a student loan refinancing service and 529 plan through to support your continued education aspirations.


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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