Senior Systems Engineer/Dev Ops

  • Peraton,
  • Chantilly, VA
Bash, Development, Genetic, Java, Lifecycle, Linux, Management, Modeling, Networking, Perl, Python, Research, Ruby, Security, Simulation, Testing, Visual Basic, VM
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description


Peraton is looking for a talented Senior Systems Engineer for Development Operations to be responsible for carrying out engineering tasks to deliver a Human Language Technology (HLT) application. The engineer shall develop and deploy a wide variety of capabilities and services via Linux-based virtual machines. (VM’s) The primary task is to assist with the operation and maintenance (O&M) and administration of these Linux systems. 

This position will be responsible for the following:
  • Administer and maintain a high-performance and large-scale immersive HLT system.
  • Implement new enhancements for the existing application based on operational requirements;
  • Maintain and optimize the Linux based systems.
  • Assisting the government and providing best practice recommendations as it relates to virtualization and networking. 
  • Scripting; such as bash, cron, perl, python, ruby
  • Software Development in at least one language such as Java, Java Script, C#, C++, C, Objective-C, Visual Basic, Go, Swift,, Scala
  • Track development and operational support via user stories and decomposed technical tasks in a provided issue tracking software, such as JIRA; and
  • Collaborate on code reviews, internal processes, and application enhancements.

  • 10+ combined experience in Information Technology
  • 3+ years of experience with the full system lifecycle for application development
  • 3+ years supporting infrastructure or Dev/Ops organizations
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or an equivalent amount of work experience with 10+ years of overall related experience
  • Current Top Secret clearance

  • Red Hat Certification
  • 1+ experience in software testing
  • 1+ years of experience developing HLT applications
  • Enthusiastic, hardworking, self-motivated, and the ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills in order to communicate effectively with all levels of management, staff, and customers
  • Demonstrated ability to gather requirements, and arrive at technical decisions


This position requires the candidate to have a current TS security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain an SCI w/CI Poly with the clearance.

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.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identify, 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.


Dice Id : 91005870
Position Id : CN20172111-20455
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