Peraton Corporation

  • Backend Software Developer

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 7 months ago(6/27/2018 11:26 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking a Backend Software Developer in Reston, VA to support our government and commercial customers.


    We are looking for enterprise software developers to help us build data-processing and analytic tools using Python, a variety of databases (relational, nosql), and rich browser-based UI technologies.



    • BA/BS in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent experience
    • Minimum 5 years experience, 8 years w/o degree
    • Examples showing work / contributions to open-source / etc. (e.g. github account)
    • Experience in general technical areas:
      • Building client-server applications, to include defining protocols, handling errors, security (e.g. encryption), and testing.
      • Designing reusable APIs to include both library APIs and exposed web services APIs (REST, RPC, SOAP).
      • Message-bus architectures and message queue implementations.
      • Relational database schema design and implementation.
      • Horizontal scaling / concurrency via threads, non-blocking, actors, distributed worker processes, etc.
    • Experience with the following technologies:
      • Python
      • WSGI frameworks / application servers
      • Network socket programming
      • Docker
      • Linux usage/administrationStrong communication skills

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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