Senior Java Engineer

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


In this role, you will work with a talented team performing full SLDC Java development for a mission critical ETL system.  You will develop and maintain data parsers for a variety of structured and unstructured data sets to render them in a format recognized by a host of analytical tools. You will participate in projects to increase the interoperability and integration of mission data across the enterprise. You will work with Apache NiFi, Kafka, and AWS. Most importantly, in this position you will play an essential role in keeping our country safe. Join us!



  • BS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant technical field of study.
  • 10+ years of experience in Java development; 14+ years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Active TS/SCI with poly clearance.
  • Expert level in Java development.
  • Demonstrable experience working in a Linux environment.
  • Demonstrable experience with AWS development, familiarity with S3 buckets and EC2 instances


  • MS in Computer Science or engineering discipline.
  • Deep understanding of parsing concepts and formats such as Avro and Parquet.
  • Previous ETL experience.
  • Demonstrable experience with Mongo DB.
  • Demonstrable experience with working with structured and unstructured data.



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 eligibility to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

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

$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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