Software Application Developer

Job Locations US-KS-Topeka
Requisition ID
Position Category
Database Administration / Development / Programming
Public Trust
Citizen Security & Public Services


Peraton is seeking a Software Application Developer to join our team of diverse, qualified individuals.  The Software Aplication Developer works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS.  The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level. The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.


Our Software Application Developer, under general supervision, develops database driven applications in a client/server environment.  Performs requirements gathering and documenting.  Does problem analysis to determine the best approach / methodology for application design.  Specific tasks include:

  • Designs, documents and deploys database changes to support application requirements
  • Utilizing software development tools, designs and codes application software using Object Oriented Methodology and principles
  • Using various database modeling tools, develops and interprets database model diagrams to implement sound business logic
  • Extensive contacts with internal personnel and outside customer representatives at various management levels concerning operations or scheduling or specific phases of projects or contracts
  • Conducts briefings and participates in technical meetings for internal or external representatives concerning specifics operations
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned



Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor degree with 5+ years related work experience or Master's degree with 3+ years related work experience or high school diploma/equivalent with 9+ years related work expeirence.
  • U.S.  Citizenship required; must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance
  • Possess coding proficiency using:
  • Visual C++ / C#
  • Windows .Net Framework
  • HTML / CSS / JavaScript / JQuery
  • Must have demonstrated experience coding TSQL in a Microsoft SQL Server environment
  • Software Experience:
  • Microsoft Developer Studio 2010 / 2013 / 2015
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 / 2012
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server
  • Microsoft Professional Office Suite
  • Windows Server 2008 / 2012
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Lean Six Sigma and ISO 9001 experience or training 

Physical Requirements:

  • Sedentary work, exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects
  • Physical activity may include reaching, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motion
  • Have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures

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

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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