Cyber Software Engineering, Senior Advisor

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


Peraton is seeking an experienced Cyber Software Engineering, SME to join an existing Streaming Analytics team. The Software Engineer will become a member of a mature software development effort using Java as the primary language. The development effort uses Agile methods to assign, track and manage development requirements and activities within the team. Telework is available on an ad hoc, "as tasking allows" basis according to what is in the current sprint. It is possible, but not guaranteed. Day to day duties may include:

  • Develop, maintain, and enhance complex and diverse software systems
  • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
  • Debug existing software and designs and codes new software or modify existing software to add new features
  • Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects
  • Serve as the technical lead for multiple software development sub-teams within a sprint
  • Select the software development process in coordination with the customer and system engineering
  • Ensure quality control of all developed and modified software.
  • Apache Flink, Performance tuning/code optimization, Java, Kubernetes, Apache Pulsar


Basic Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with current polygraph required
  • Twenty (20) years of experience as a SWE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required
    • Four (4) years of additional SWE experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated work experience with analytics or analytic frameworks such as Apache Flink
  • Familiarity with containers and container orchestration systems such as Docker and Kubernetes. 
  • Demonstrated work experience developing RESTful services
  • A minimum six (6) years demonstrated experience out of the most recent eight (8) years developing production software for Solaris or Linux environments
  • Six years (6) of experience developing software using the Java programming language or C or C++


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

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


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