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Chief Software Engineer

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We are seeking a top-notch Chief Software Engineer (CSE) for our program - someone who is excited at the prospect of leveraging a unique mix of developmental, operational, and research capabilities to deliver software, SIGINT, wireless, and big data expertise for a true 21st century mission. This individual will provide technical leadership for a team of employees and subcontractors involved in research, software development, systems engineering, test, integration, and sustainment across the full solution lifecycle for Windows and Unix/Linux platforms. He/she must be comfortable working in a dynamic team environment and must have offensive cyber software engineering experience, to include vulnerability research and malware development. The CSE will be accountable for the quality and timeliness of technical deliverables, for ongoing interface with customer technical personnel, and for facilitating the level of technical innovation necessary to ensure mission success.

The CSE must provide strong team leadership as well as hands-on contributions across the full spectrum of technical requirements supporting the development, test, integration, and delivery of offensive cyber effects, from vulnerability research and malware development, to validation and testing, to systems integration, to delivery. Specific technical requirements may include systems analysis, reverse engineering, ethical hacking, technical testing, DevOps, agile software development across multiple operating systems and languages, and attack vector and surface research.

The CSE must also be a dynamic, experienced, hands-on leader who is comfortable interacting with internal and external stakeholders at all levels, who is thoroughly versed in the technical domain, who can hold his/her own in technical interactions as well as programmatic discussions, and who always goes the extra mile with his/her staff, management, teammates, and customer.


* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
* Minimum of five years experience leading software engineering and development teams
* Minimum of five years experience developing tools for Windows and Unix/Linux environments
* Minimum of five years experience in vulnerability research and malware development
* Experience with software engineering development, test, and integration platforms
* Must be a US Citizen and hold an active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility (clearable to TS/SCI with Polygraph)

About Peraton

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds 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 cant 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.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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