Cyber Software Engineering, Senior Advisor

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


Implements, tests, and operates advanced software security techniques in compliance with technical reference architecture. Performs on-going security testing and code review to improve software security. Troubleshoots and debugs issues that arise. Provides engineering designs for new software solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities. Contributes to all levels of the architecture and maintains technical documentation. Consults team members on secure coding practices. Develops a familiarity with new tools and best practices.



  • Twenty (20) years 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.
  • Minimally, the candidate should be skilled in Java, database technologies (MySQL Postgres etc) and have some experience with Map Reduce programming model and technologies (such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, etc)
  • DataBase work:

    The team requires help establishing CM for the artifacts of the database, such as tables, views, functions, etc. These constitute the "data model", which should be a CM controlled component, similar to a Java file or EAR. Also needed is help establishing a fast reliable time-ordered insert and update mechanism. Data updates need to occur in the correct time order, even if not in full real time. Finally, the team needs help refactoring the single DB into several DB's that contain a specific kind of data; traces, metrics, registrations, etc. Establish data access mechanisms (datasources in Wildfly, REST, etc.) for accessing each.

  • UI Development:

    Some of the required UI work also requires setup and configuration of a Reverse Proxy. Need the Reverse Proxy to handle user login validations with CASPORT and remove the current login function from the UI code. In addition the team needs help re-organizing and refactoring the current tab structure in the UI into separate web apps so they can be controlled and maintained individually. Lastly the team requires assistance developing a better method to manage user roles, such as a more advanced role can see/modify more advanced data. This is currently being  implemented in the DB tables and EJB page beans. 

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required

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

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


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