Software Engineer I

Greenbelt, MD
May 01, 2021
May 16, 2021
Full Time
Peraton is a critical partner to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and select federal agencies and commercial entities, providing innovative, reliable solutions to the nation's most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. We are recognized as a trusted provider of highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber, defense, homeland security, and communications capabilities. Peraton is a mission integrator, focused on cyber tools development, secure network engineering, spectrum management, and delivering quick reaction solutions from the lab to the field. Our team partners with Defense agencies and the Intelligence Community on a variety of critical missions. Peraton supports national security decision makers across all operational regimes of air, land sea, space and cyberspace. Our scientific discovery and research empower our employees and help our government keep America and our allies secure. We solve our nation's toughest challenges by sharing our technical innovation and groundbreaking insights. All of this is possible due to the human insight and ingenuity of our most important asset, our employees. We have an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer to support our unique customer in Greenbelt, MD. This position requires an active Secret security clearance. The purpose of this contract is to acquire engineering services for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for ground systems and mission operations support (GSMO-3) in all phases of a mission life cycle. The scope encompasses concept studies, design, development, integration, test, verification, operations, and sustainment of mission operations systems and subsystems, and operations processes and procedures Applies specialized knowledge of primary technical discipline, eg, aerospace, mechanical, electrical, computer science to support research, planning, development, design, analysis, production, maintenance, and operation of devices, equipment, complex systems, or processes; Design activities generally involve customer specifications, constraints, operating environments, and autonomous, unattended operation; State-of-the-art product development activities may require modification and extension of existing methods and may require advanced techniques and/or tools. Required Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in in the discipline area of Computer Science, Computer Engineer, Software Engineering, or Management of Information Technology; At least 0-3 years of related experience; Requires broad knowledge of several fields and extensive knowledge of own specialty - Analysis, design, programming, and modification of computer programs for software products and customer applications. Develops overall system architecture, program specifications, and system test procedure. Converts project specifications and procedures to detailed logical flow charts for coding into computer language. Write code and complete programming, testing and debugging of applications. Determines forms, procedures and other documentation needed for the installation and maintenance of application programs. Key skills and abilities: Skilled in high-level programming languages, eg, C/C++, Java, Visual Basic, FORTRAN. Familiar with using Computer-Assisted Software Engineering (CASE) tools and Rapid Application Development (RAD) and Joint Application Development (JAD) methods Must demonstrate solid judgment in evaluation, selection, and adaptation and/or modification of methodologies and tools Eligible for a Secret Clearance Desired Qualifications Basic understanding of satellites and ground systems concepts through experience or education Technical Documentation Skills Active Secret Clearance 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 22,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. 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. Read more

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