Software Engineer, Senior Advisor

Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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No remote/telework allowed
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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 is seeking a Software Engineer for Data Flow coordination to support deployed and new installations. Candidate will work with other team members on various levels of operating systems, applications and related support in the Linux environment. Duties may include installing/configuring data transport applications to include mailorder, jdts and niagrafiles, coordinating with customers to ensure data paths are established from customer sites to back-end repositories, implementing the data flow requirements for new deployments or upgrades, and conducting data flow tests at customer sites and follow up activities.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required with fourteen (14) years' experience as a SWE. Four (4) years of additional SWE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree, totaling 18 years of SWE experience.
  • Experience installing and configuring data transport applications to include mailorder, jdts and niagrafiles.
  • Knowledge of RedHat Linux or advanced general Linux
  • Familiarity with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd party data flow regulations.
  • Knowledge of collection systems and SIGINT data knowledge. 
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with a current polygraph is required.

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 participation 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
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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