Infrastructure Optimization Software Engineer

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


At Peraton, we're not just filling positions; we're investing in the brightest minds to push boundaries and drive innovation within the Intelligence Community. We are currently on the lookout for an exceptional Infrastructure Optimization Software Engineer to become a pivotal player in our Cyber Mission business unit based in Jessup, MD.
Peraton stands at the forefront of technology and innovation. By joining our team, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on one of the Intelligence Community's most significant enterprise-wide engineering contracts. Your contribution will not only support national security objectives but also enhance our enterprise capabilities.
As a dedicated Software Engineer within our team, you'll immerse yourself in a critical, full-time position, delivering 1880 hours of impactful support annually at a customer-centric location. Your mission will involve:
  • Collaborating closely with both government and contractor teams to refine and integrate enhanced client requirements, ensuring the seamless operation and maintenance of a vital application/tool.
  • Leveraging your full-stack development expertise to spearhead the creation of a sophisticated business planning and tracking application, incorporating advanced knowledge of corporate authentication services and robust security frameworks.
  • Engaging in the design and validation of innovative prototype solutions, rigorously verifying them against established requirements.
  • A proactive problem-solver who thrives in environments requiring minimal supervision and enjoys the autonomy to drive projects forward.
  • Adeptness in full-stack software development, with a keen understanding of corporate authentication services and security protocols.
  • A visionary thinker with the ability to design, develop, and validate prototype solutions that meet and exceed validated requirements.


Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Fourteen years of experience as a Software Engineer in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Four years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
  • Experience in Full Stack development efforts.
  • Experience with MEVN (MONGO, EXPRESS, VUE, NODE) and DOCKER.
  • Experience with corporate authentication services and dealing with security requirements.
  • Experience in DevOps for designing and proofing prototypes.
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Experience migrating data between environments on one or more platforms is desirable.
  • Must be compliant with DoD 8570 IAD Level 1, at a minimum.
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • Experience in defining an effort from mission outcomes/objectives to key tasks, collaborating with others monitoring and preparing out-reports, with the ability to embrace cross-directorate collaboration, and work with/advise others with little or no Systems Engineering experience. 

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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

$190,000 - $304,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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