Site Reliability Engineer, Sr. Advisor

Job Locations US-MD-Laurel
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Key Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with development teams to automate and streamline deployment pipelines using python, kubernetes, and ansible 
  • Maintain and enhance our CI/CD processes with a focus on GitLab, ensuring smooth code integration and delivery
  • Monitor and troubleshoot system performance, ensuring high availability and efficient resource utilization
  • Knowledge of ElasticSearch to enhance logging, monitoring, and analytic capabilitites
  • Contribute to the architecture and design of our AWS-based infrastructure, ensuring security and scalability best practices

Required: GitLab and GitLab runners, python, kubernetes, and ansible

Desired: ElasticSearch, AWS, and System Admin or DevOps experience


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in a related technical field is highly desired which will be considered equivalent to two (2) years of experience. A Master's degree in a Technical Field will be considered equivalent to four (4) years of experience. NOTE: A degree in Mathematics, Information Systems, Engineering, or similar degree will be considered
  • Cloud Systems Administrator or Developer Certification 
  • Fourteen (14) years of experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.
  • Ten (10) years experience in system engineering/architecture.
  • Ten (10) years experience working with products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, Hadoop, Acumulo, Big Table, Cassandra, Scality et cetera.
  • At least ten (10) years experience writing software scripts using scripting languages such as Perl, Python, or Ruby for software automation.
  • At least four (4) years of experience managing and monitoring large Cloud System
  • Experience in performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of complete hardware/software systems to include monitoring technical health of a system, improving organizational processes, implementation of postmortem (failure) analysis and incident management.
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Strong proficiency in Python, Kubernetes, and Ansible for infrastructure automation and orchestration.
  • Experience with GitLab for version control and CI/CD pipelines
  • Familiarity with ElasticSearch for log management and monitoring
  • Working knowledge of AWS services and architecture
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in team-oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem solving skills and a proactive attitude towards continuous improvement

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.




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

$146,000 - $234,000. 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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