Senior Software Engineer

    • Peraton
  • Chantilly, VA
  • Posted 50 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago


On Site
USD 146,000.00 - 234,000.00 per year
Full Time


Open source
Apache NiFi
Computer science
Information systems
Software development
Apache Kafka
Adobe AIR
Cloud computing
Analytical skill
Amazon Web Services
Business analysis
Mergers and acquisitions
Security clearance
Progress Chef
Amazon SQS

Job Details

About Peraton
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.

Peraton, a recognized leader in Cyber, Digital Transformation, Cloud, Operations and Engineering, is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join an agile development team creating the next generation ETL Platform that supports operations vital to our customer's mission to produce outstanding intelligence for our nation's policy makers.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will work closely with your Agile development team to design and implement, test and deploy the next generation Extract Transform and Load Platform that supports vital operational and analytical missions. The ETL Platform will process petabytes of data annually to extract data from a myriad of formats including structured, unstructured, binary and text. You will use best of breed open source and commercial technologies such as Apache NiFi, Kafka, and AWS to implement your team's solution against systems requirements. You will create interfaces to various analysis tools as well as to other content enhancement applications such as language translators. In short, you will build the future! Come join an exciting program doing fulfilling work at Peraton!


Minimum Qualifications:

BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Information Systems, Science, Engineering or a Technology field
12 years of experience with BS/BA, 10 years with MS/MA, 7 years with PhD.
8-10 years of experience in software development; additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
Minimum of 2 years of experience working with AWS
Advanced knowledge of Java development
Active TS/SCI with polygraph level clearance is required
Desired Qualifications:

Experience with Apache NiFi
Experience with DevSecOps tools such as Git, Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Terraform, etc.
Experience with AWS SQS and Apache Kafka
Experience with Agile development methodologies

Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, 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 eligibility to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

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

SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We're fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

Paid Time-Off and Holidays
Life & Disability Insurance
Career Development
Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
Paid Parental Leave
Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, & Vision Care