Software Engineer - Mission Planning Systems (Hybrid)

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


Peraton is seeking a Software Engineer in Melbourne, FL to provide software engineering for Satellite Mission Planning and Scheduling application development.  Work will include analysis of software requirements, implementing, testing, and deploying these applications into an AWS Cloud environment.  These activities will be implemented using an Agile methodology. This will require the candidate to work with the Agile team to plan, implement and demonstrate capability in an ongoing basis per the Agile Sprint cycles. Candidate will have the ability to communicate and present engineering concepts to the program team.



  • Development of mission planning and scheduling software applications, to include requirements analysis, design, development, and test of these applications using an Agile development methodology in a cloud environment. 
  • The software engineer will be responsible for implementing these applications using Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines for build and deployment. 
  • This position requires the ability to develop scheduling algorithms of moderate scope and complexity. 


Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree (or equivalent) with 2-4 years of related work experience M.S. Degree with 0-2 years of related experience; H.S. Diploma/ GED with 8-10 years of related experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience designing and developing software applications utilizing Java, including working knowledge of standard libraries and design patterns
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with Agile software development methodology for the design, implementation, and testing of software applications.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with Linux (RHEL).
  • Expertise in data structures and algorithms
  • Position requires an active TS/SCI clearance, with ability to obtain a Polygraph

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience developing mission planning and scheduling systems.
  • Experience with the Amazon Web Services cloud architecture and tools associated with cloud development.
  • Proficient in MS Office (3 years’ experience creating technical documents).
  • Proficient communication and organization skills to interact with internal company contacts and customers.
  • Familiarity with the Agile Product Development Cycle, modern DevSecOps practices and short release cycles.
  • Experience in building Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines for code builds and deployment.
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment.

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

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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