Cyber Software Engineer, Advisor

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


Peraton is seeking a Cloud Software Engineer to augment the existing platform team for a large analytic cloud repository. A successful candidate for this position has experience working with large Hadoop and Accumulo based clusters and a familiarity with open-source technologies. Additional knowledge of Linux OS development, Prometheus, Grafana, Kafka and CentOS would benefit the candidate. Ideal candidates would have familiarity with open-source products and be willing/able to learn new technologies. The platform team builds subject matter expertise. This position will have a primary focus supporting Accumulo. The selected candidate will work with the team providing Data Flow Management for Data Distribution (DDS) Team. This is an on-call position. The candidate must have prior data flow/or NiFi flow engineering experience. Experience with data government (DMRs, DLMS, DSW, DART) processes, and security and compliance as it relates to data handling and access control and the catalog labelling process is highly desired.


  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with current polygraph is 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:
  • · Apache Hadoop

    · Apache Accumulo

    · Apache Zookeeper

    · Apache NiFi

    · Java Programming

    · HAProxy

    · Linux operating system monitoring and tuning

    · Linux operating system level virtualization

    · Committer/contributor to open source application

     ·Agile development experience


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

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


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