Software Developer

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


Ready to make an impact? Peraton has an exciting opportunity for a skilled software developer to help with the development of our current projects. You will oversee the entire software life-cycle, including designing individual parts, performing maintenance, and deploying upgrades.

The Software Development, Senior Associate will be responsible for the following but not limited to:

  • Build software by writing code, as well as modifying software to fix errors, adapt it to new hardware, improve its performance, or upgrade interface
  • Direct system testing, validation procedures, and work with customers or departments on technical issues including software system design and maintenance
  • Work with other developers, IT professionals and product managers throughout the software development life cycle
  • Extensive knowledge of programming languages and the software development life cycles including but not limited to Agile Framework
  • Work independently throughout the development process of a particular project
  • Observe user feedback to recommend improvements to existing software products
  • Develop technical documentation



Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance with ability to obtain a poly
  • 2 years of experience with a Bachelor's Degree in developing and implementing software applications, or 6 years of experience in lieu of degree

Desired Qualifications:

  • Security+ certification
  • Experience with software design and development in a test-driven environment
  • Knowledge of coding languages (e.g. C++, Java, JavaScript) and frameworks/systems (e.g. AngularJS, Git)
  • Experience with databases
  • Ability to learn new languages and technologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills




At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 


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

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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