Senior Software Developer (IOS, Android, C++)

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


Peraton is seeking a Senior Software Developer that can provide TS/SCI C/C++ software development of modules that manipulate pointers, memory structures, and registers using low-level embedded systems techniques. Our teammates on the program provide expert, onsite support in research and development of software designed to exploit vulnerabilities of adversary technology, algorithm development, script writing and software utility development, use of multiple programming languages, analysis and reverse engineering of source code, software integration and testing, technical writing and documentation, and lifecycle maintenance of software programs.


You will have the opportunity to:

  • Utilize your skills with techniques which include but are not limited to, pointer arithmetic, casting variables to or from structs or arrays, common C preprocessor directives, bit masking, bit shifting for powers of 2, event-driven or state-driven programming, error logging, and exception handling.
  • Perform TS/SCI software analysis, architecture, engineering, and integration services at the unit, module, and system levels. 
  • Perform all aspects of software engineering support required to implement Cyberspace Operations capabilities. 
  • Adhere to open standards and modern software development methodologies, including what is considered ‘best’ practices by Industry to the extent that operational requirements will allow. 
  • Provide technical reports, white papers and other documentation as required to documents findings of all software engineering service activities.


  • Minimum of 16 years with BS/BA OR Minimum of 14 years with MS/MA OR Minimum of 10 years with PhD (degrees in Computer Science or related field)
  • C/C++ development on UNIX platform, preferably Linux
  • Low-level operating systems experience for Android (could be Linux background)
  • Networking Development, and ARM Assembly/Shell Code Familiarity
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience in software development, testing and deployment.
  • Masters Degree Preferred
  • Preferred experience with or knowledge of the operational methodologies employed by the USCYBERCOM and MARFORCYBER Cyber Mission Force (CMF) capability development teams and/or national agency computer network operations development teams in support of Offensive Cyberspace Operations (OCO).

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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