Software Engineer II- Herndon, VA

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


Peraton is seeking a Software Engineer II in our Herndon, VA location to support a large software development classified program developing, operating, and maintaining mission critical enterprise capabilities. Program includes development and support for existing mission systems in parallel with effort to develop and deliver modernized cloud native, microservice-based products. Team applies Agile methodology, DevOps principles and behavior and test-driven development practices.



  • Candidate will apply agile development processes to implement features as defined by user stories, 3-week Sprints/3 Month Spins.
  • Development using Java full stack.
  • Develop/maintain platform related applications and libraries.
  • Develop/maintain existing applications as requirements are requested and when updates are required.
  • Candidate will resolve database issues and in creating new features/functionality for existing database.


Required Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance and polygraph.
  • MS/MA degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related technical or scientific fields, such as engineering, physics, mathematics, operations research, engineering management, information technology, management information systems, or related STEM degree program and 0-2 years of experience.
    • May/June 2024 grads are welcome to apply.
  • Strong foundational knowledge working with Java OOP development.
  • Willingness to learn and become an effective team member.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • An already active TS/SCI security clearance.
  • 3.0 and above GPA.
  • Demonstrated experience with the systems engineering life-cycle.
  • Previous hands-on experience through coursework or internships. 
  • Previous hands-on coding experience with Python, Angular, Postgres, & SQL.

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

$86,000 - $138,000. 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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