Senior Software Engineer

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


  • Conducts research in design, development, testing and utilization of electronic data processing software.
  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.
  • Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software.
  • Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.
  • Ensures software standards are met. Analyzes user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Confers with systems analysts, engineers, programmers, and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.
  • Designs, develops, and modifies software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcomes and consequences of design.
  • Coordinates software system installations and monitors equipment functioning to ensure specifications are met.




  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field with 10 years of software engineering development experience or a Masters Degree and 6 years. Four years of additional software development experience may be substituted for degree.
  • Requires an active TS/SCI with Poly level clearance.
  • Requires coding experience with Java/C++
  • Application development experience
  • Full life cycle testing experience (Unit, Integration, and/or Functional)
  • Willingness to learn new languages as mission requires.



  • Familiarity with Git - source code control. 
  • Experience with Encryption and key management.
  • Basic OS administration experience with Windows, Android, Linux, and/or Mac 
  • Experience with Python, Angular, Kotlin, C#, Typescript/Javascript
  • Familiarity with Scrum and Agile development 
  • Experienced with Mobile Development iOS/Android
  • Web development

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.


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