Peraton Corporation

Full Stack Engineer

Job Locations US-DC | US-VA-Chantilly | US-VA-Crystal City | US-AL-Huntsville
Posted Date 1 year ago(4/29/2019 12:11 PM)
Requisition ID
Clearance Status
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI


Technology is constantly changing and our adversaries are digitally exceeding law enforcement’s ability to keep pace. Those charged with protecting the United States are not always able to access the evidence needed to prosecute crime and prevent terrorism. The Government has trusted in Peraton to provide the technical ability, tools, and resources to bring criminals to justice. In response to this challenge, Peraton is seeking a Full Stack Engineer to provide proven, industry leading capabilities to our customer.


What you’ll do…

  • Develop enterprise search solutions to solve complex challenges surrounding data analytics and search engines utilizing cloud technologies
  • Monitor and audit search application performance through load testing, search testing, and/or query response time testing and report activities on an on-going basis
  • Configure and set up multiple Solr cores under CentOS and Linux environment
  • Analyze unstructured data for ingest
  • Design and develop ingest processes
  • Design and develops Solr schema for efficiency
  • Design and develop interface for application searches
  • Design network architecture for Solr cluster
  • Design network architecture for cluster disaster recovery
  • Design and develop incremental update procedures
  • Design and develop collection replacement strategy
  • Define and configure Solr index schemas for multiple data elements
  • Create and schedule periodic refresh of Solr indexes using cron jobs
  • Build Solr queries for multiple search requirements
  • Design and develop search engine monitoring tools
  • Lead team to accomplish customer objectives


You’d be a great fit if…

  • You’ve obtained a BS degree and have eight (8) years of relevant experience. However, equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • You have twelve (12) years of experience with programming and software development including analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, maintenance, quality assurance, troubleshooting and/or upgrading of software systems
  • You possess five (5) years of experience architecting software solutions based on customer requirement
  • You’ve led technical teams for five (5) or more years
  • You have three (3) years of experience designing and implementing automated build and deployment pipelines and supporting platform
  • You have one (1) year of experience troubleshooting and supporting enterprise applications while maintaining 24/7 availability
  • You have three (3) years of Unix experience
  • You have three (3) years of experience using and working with search engine platforms such as Solr, ElasticSearch, Lucene, Endeca, etc.
  • You have a current Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility and the ability to obtain a polygraph


It would be even better if you…

  • Have implemented Java applications using Spring and Spring Boot
  • Have search engine platform implementation experience, including builds of indexes (baselines and partial updates), shards, and refined searches across structured, semi-structured and un-structured datasets to include architectural scaling
  • Have implemented Microservices
  • Have queried and ingested large amounts of data into Apache Solr
  • Are experienced with troubleshooting search relevance issues
  • Have three (3) years of experience in architectural design and resource planning for scaling search engine platform capabilities
  • Have three (3) years of experience with Apache Zookeeper
  • Possess Hadoop experience
  • You have Version control experience with SVN or Git
  • Are familiar with architecture in both logical and physical design
  • Have experience with distributed queuing with technologies like Kafka
  • Are familiar with AWS


What you’ll get…

  • An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing
  • Company-paid infertility treatments
  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities
  • Influence major initiatives


*This position requires the candidate to have a current Top Secret security clearance and the ability to obtain a polygraph. Candidate must possess SCI eligibility.

About Peraton

At Peraton, we’re at the forefront of delivering the next breakthrough in national security, every day. We’re the partner of choice to help solve some of the world’s most daunting challenges. How? By thinking differently. We’re not mired in the past. We look at all problems with fresh eyes. We look past the obvious to bring the best talent, tech, and ideas together to completely transform how problems are solved. So bring your unique ideas, your entrepreneurial spirit, and your drive to succeed. Get ready to be part of something bigger. Get ready to do the can’t be done.

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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