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Jr. Level/Software Engineer (C++ or Java)

Company: Peraton
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Peraton Overview

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 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.


Peraton has an immediate opening for a Software Engineerwho will join our team at the White Sands Complex in Las Cruces, NM. Your role in this position will include software requirements gathering, software design, development, troubleshooting and debugging.Peraton is the prime contractor on the SENSE contractfor NASA at the White Sands Complex near Las Cruces, New Mexico.Operating here are two functionally identical satellite ground terminals: The White Sands Ground Terminal, and the second TDRSS Ground Terminal. These two terminals ensure uninterrupted communications between various ground stations, NASAs orbiting fleet of Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS), customer spacecraft (satellites), and the computer systems that support such spacecraft. The WSC also serves as an interface for distributing satellite data to control centers and scientists who then use the daily influx of data to expand our ever-growing knowledge of the Earth and the universe.This position will be responsible for:

  • Performs systems modeling, simulation and analysis to provide appropriate software solutions.
  • Provides input for documentation of new or existing programs to ensure information accessibility, as required.
  • Participates in designing, developing, troubleshooting and analyzing software programs that operate with hardware systems.
  • Assists in customizing purchased applications and assists in maintaining program libraries and manuals based on research and customer needs.
  • Provides feedback and reports to management on the status and availability of software and hardware to ensure proper functioning.
  • Works with customer(s) to provide hands-on first level support.

    Required Qualifications
    • A Bachelors degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics or related technical field and 0-2 years of relative experienceand 0-2 years of relative experience.
    • The ability to obtain a secret security clearance.
    • Security Clearance - this position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.Desired Qualifications
      • Experience in software engineering with Linux operating systems.
      • Experience with SQL databases.
      • Experience in software engineering with Linux operating systems.
      • Experience working with object-oriented coding languages such as C++ or Java.
      • Experience working with software design principles.
      • A willingness to learn and remain agile in a dynamic environment.
      • The ability to work in a team environment.
      • Analytical and problem-solving skills for design, creation and testing of software.
      • Interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members.

Keywords: Peraton, Las Cruces , Jr. Level/Software Engineer (C++ or Java), IT / Software / Systems , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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