Software Engineer II- Blacksburg, VA

Job Locations US-VA-Blacksburg
Requisition ID
Position Category
Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Strategic Innovation Group


Peraton is seeking Entry-Level Software Engineers to join our Technology and Engineering Software Delivery Center in Blacksburg, VA. The ideal candidate will support exciting projects across Peraton in areas such as communications, space, cybersecurity, defense, health, and mobile. 


As an entry-level Software Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a collaborative, supportive environment that allows you to grow your skills and your career while building experience in a variety of different projects and domains. You’ll work in an Agile software development environment supporting requirements/story development, software architecture and design, software development, and unit/component testing.



  • Design, develop, and test leading edge technology solutions in areas such as cybersecurity, satellite ground systems, information management systems, cloud computing, and mobility. 
  • Work in a collaborative, team-oriented Agile software development environment to help shape the direction of the project. 
  • Support the software engineering life-cycle in areas such as requirements/story development, software architecture and design, software development, and unit/component testing.


Required Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Masters Degree in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or related field and 0-2+ years of experience working as a software engineer.
    • December 2023 and May/June 2024 grads are welcome to apply.
    • OR a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or a related field and 2-4 years of relative experience.
  • Experience programming in Java or a similar language and a solid foundation in object-oriented development.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to quickly adapt and learn new technologies and concepts.
  • Self-motivated, independent, detail oriented, responsible team-player.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Desired Qualifications: 

  • 3.0 and above GPA.
  • Prior work or educational experience working in an Agile software development environment.
  • Experience with web development frameworks, database technologies, web services, and/or web application servers.
  • Experience with integrated development environment and configuration/build management tools and processes.
  • Experience with deploying software into cloud environments, particularly Amazon Web Services, using technologies such as Ansible, Docker, and Rancher.


  • Blacksburg, VA

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

$51,000 - $82,000. 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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