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Software Engineer (Entry-level)
Peraton Herndon, VA

Software Engineer (Entry-level)

Herndon, VA
Expired: November 13, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $66,000 to $106,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time

Peraton is seeking an Entry-level Software Engineer to join our team supporting the Global Exchange (GEX) Services program which provides data integration capabilities to the DoD and other Federal agencies. The team is based out of Herndon, VA but this role can be supported 100% remotely. GEX provides secure communications, data validation, transformation, routing, workflow and application of business rules with a complete end-to-end audit trail between hundreds of DoD systems. Security of data processing is critical, so GEX team members focus on securing systems to achieve Authority to Operation (ATO), data transport encryption and other CyberSecurity activities to ensure all customer data is managed safely and securely

With GEX you will have the opportunity to understand how applications securely communicate and exchange data to accomplish broad customer missions across all aspects of the DoD. You will learn the basics of system security and how to develop and deploy software that is accredited to operate on government networks. You will gain insight into the system and software engineering lifecycle to better understand the general engineering process of implementing an operational system.

  • Perform software implementation based on designs provided by the team
  • Perform software testing as guided by software team leaders
  • Follow Peraton software process per guidance of software team leaders
  • Perform troubleshooting of software issues on various system configurations
  • Assist with security reviews of application software making changes for successful compliance


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related technical or scientific fields, such as engineering, physics, mathematics, operations research, engineering management, information technology, management information systems, or related STEM degree program and 0-2 years of experience.
    • May/June 2024 grads are welcome to apply.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Java and/or C/C++ software application development
  • Familiarity with the Eclipse IDE or related Java build tools and techniques
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills in a customer focused environment
  • US citizenship is required

Desired Qualifications:
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, adaptable
  • Attention to detail, good organizational skills
  • Good oral/written communication
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Basic knowledge of system and data transport security

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.



Herndon, VA
20170 USA



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