Software Engineer Senior Technical Specialist



Peraton is seeking to hire a Software Enginer Senior Technical Specialist to join the Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) Ground Sustainment Services (LGSS) program to add to our distinguished team to sustain and enhance the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System (CGS). The JPSS CGS is responsible for implementing JPSS Program command, control, and communications and data processing requirements for JPSS CGS-serviced missions. The JPSS is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) next-generation operational Earth observation Program that acquires and distributes global environmental data from multiple polar-orbiting satellites, playing a critical role to NOAA’s mission to understand and predict changes in weather, climate, oceans, coasts, and space environments, which supports the Nation’s economy and protection of lives and property.

• Analyze root cause of software anomalies
• Code, test, and integrate software modifications to meet customer requirements
• Develop software in accordance with architectural, design, security and coding standards
• Develop and execute unit tests and software integration tests
• Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to troubleshoot problems, analyze issues, generate documentation, integrate, test, and/or perform software updates
• Evaluate emerging technologies for capability, supportability, and extensibility in support of system sustainment and modernization efforts
• Interact with users and customers regarding requirements, problem solving, and general support
• Perform all duties in accordance with software development and configuration management processes and procedures


  • This position requires one of the following: a Bachelor’s Degree with 12-15 years of experience, a Master’s degree with 10-13 years of experience or a Phd with 10+ years of experience
  • Ability to obtain Public Trust security clearance (U.S.) ctizenship required
  • Experience in DevOps/DevSecOps system development
  • Experience in designing private cloud environments, especially in the area of compute servers
  • Experience with Implementing DISA STIGs
  • Experience working with the Atlassian tool suite, including Jira, Insight, Confluence, Risk Register, Crucible, etc.
  • Experience working within a distributed virtual team environment, with proficiency in remote collaboration tools and practices
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a willingness to foster strong relationships with coworkers and vendors
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with the ability to dynamically tailor communications effectively to different levels of the organization
  • Experience leading projects and process improvement activities to completion with successful outcomes and delivery of desired results

Peraton Overview

Peraton 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 and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Salary Range

Salary Minimum: $72,500
Salary Mid: $145,000
Salary Maximum: $181,300

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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