Peraton Corporation

  • Senior Software Engineer- (Orbital Operations)

    Job Locations US-MD-Greenbelt
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/7/2018 11:45 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Software Engineer to support Orbital Operations in Greenbelt, MD for our support of the Omnibus Multidiscipline Engineering Services II (OMES-II) contract with NASA at Peraton.The Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems in support of this contract.


    The selected candidate shall assist in the oversight of the JAVA development and maintenance activities for Planning and Scheduling systems of the Satellite command, control and communications subsystem. This is not a hands on development effort, rather the selcted candidaite shall provide supervision to development activities, ensuring that designed and implemented functionality aligns with operational needs. The candidate shall provide supervision to development and test activities, to ensure that verification efforts are sufficient to determine the effectiveness of development efforts.


    Responsibilities include

    • Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements
    • Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features
    • Debug existing software and correct defects
    • Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments
    • Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories
    • Provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards



    • Bachelors’ degree and 9+ years of  related experience in a strong software development background.
    • Basic understanding of System Engineering principals:
      • Concepts of Operation.
      • Requirements
      • Architecture
      • Risk Management
      • Design
    • Strong Communication skills


    • Development background with Java as the primary development language.
    • Strong leadership role experience.
    • Practical experience with satellite operations. This can be in the form of developing software for an operational environment or conduction mission operations activities related to planning and scheduling.
    • Knowledge of the NASA processes and standards.
    • General knowledge of satellite communications and planning and scheduling

    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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