Cloud Software Engineer, Advisor

Job Locations US-MD-Laurel
Requisition ID
Position Category
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Cyber Mission


Peraton has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Cloud Software Engineer to join our Cloud Enabling Services team supporting government operations. This software engineer should be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Implement, tests, and operates advanced software security techniques in compliance with technical reference architecture
  • Performs on-going security testing and code review to improve software security
  • Troubleshoots and debugs issues that arise
  • Provides engineering designs for new software solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • Contributes to all levels of the architecture and maintains technical documentation
  • Consults team members on secure coding practices. Develops a familiarity with new tools and best practices


Our Cloud Software Engineer, Advisor must have the following qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with current polygraph required
  • At least eight (8) years of experience in software development/engineering, including requirements analysis, software development, installation, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required
    • Five (5) years of additional software engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree
  • Willingness to be a committer/contributor to open source applications
  • Experience in Java programming for distributed systems, that includes networking and multi-threading
  • A Hadoop/Cloud Developer Certification is required
  • Experience with the following skills is highly desired:
    • JavaScript/React/Angular/K8
    • UI work as well
    • Apache Hadoop
    • Apache Accumulo
    • Apache NiFi
    • Agile development experience
    • Experience with source code management practices and tools
    • Enabling tools: Git, Maven, Jira
    • Continuous Integration / Continuous Testing: Bamboo, Jenkins, GitLab Cl/Pipelines
    • Continuous Monitoring: ELK Stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash and Kibana), Nagios
    • Familiarity with microservices software development technique and container-orchestration (e.g., Kubernetes)


Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on our critical National Security programs, 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

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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