Senior DevOps Systems Engineer

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



Peraton’s National Programs Business Intelligence Systems & Applications Operating Unit has a need for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to support its SITE III JIOC contract charged with the orchestration, sustainment, and evolution of a portfolio of applications that focus on Collection Management, Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and intelligence operations that directly support intelligence analysts, operations, and collection managers across the Combatant Commands. 

The SITE III JIOC contract is designed to establish and ensure a multi-discipline approach to requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, resiliency, services development, integration, test and evaluation, maintainability and analysis across the National apparatus of Defense Intelligence, Combatant Commands, supporting Partner Nations and other Federal Agencies to ensure timely and accurate Joint Intelligence Operations (JIOC) collection, correlation and dissemination. 

Our support team applies best practices in architecture design, data science, cloud services, DevSecOps and platform integration to develop, sustain and continually evolve the enterprise business systems environment, systems integration, and back-end business process workflows.


The successful candidate will perform the following:

Experience with agile software methodology, and software engineering design best practices. The candidate will work within a cross-functional Scrum team, and will be responsible for developing software, participating in acceptance criteria development, creating scripts and utilizing Open Source and COTS tools to automate testing, documenting instructions, and participating in integration activities.

Duties include:

  • Performs software engineering and development activities associated with supporting, maintaining, and enhancing software using an Agile DevSecOps model
  • Develops and integrates bug fixes and new feature enhancements using DIA standard development tools and processes (e.g., Java, Jira, Git, Junit).


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.


Minimum of 12 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 10 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 7 years with Ph.D.


Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with 12+ years of relevant experience OR a Master’s degree with 10 years of relevant experience OR a PhD with 7 years of relevant experience; an additional 4 years of experience maybe considered in lieu of a degree requirement.
  • Active TS/SCI with ability to obtain a polygraph
  • Programming Language Experience including – but not limited to – Java, Python (Poetry, Flask, etc.) and JavaScript (emphasis on React ecosystem libraries)
  • AWS technologies: Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, EC2, S3, DynamoDB, DocumentDB,
  • Experience using modern techniques such as REST, JSON, Spring, Spring Boot, JavaScript frameworks (e.g., JQuery, Angular, React), and Docker

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience using Git, Jenkings, Jira, Confluence

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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