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Computer Performance Research Engineer

Silver Spring, MD 20910
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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 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.


Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics, or related scientific/engineering discipline
  • Strong C/C++ and Python programming expertise
  • Knowledge of algorithms and data structures for efficient pattern matching in software / hardware implementations
  • Experience in developing optimizing compilers/finite-state machines for domain specific languages and modern architectures
  • Experience in performance analysis and designing/implementing optimizations for specific data processing units
  • Track record of building high quality software
  • Working knowledge of modern development practices and toolsets (Git, CI/CD toolchains)
  • Ability and desire to quickly acquire knowledge of new subject matter areas
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Active Top Secret clearance required.
  • (SCI a plus)

Other Relevant Skills (not required, but any are a plus):
  • Working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems, platforms and internals
  • Experience with DevOps and Agile development methodologies
  • Experience in the U.S. DoD/IC research community


We are looking for candidates with a strong interest in computer performance research and development for full-time positions in our Cyber Security research group. Candidates will work with teams to research, conceive, and develop prototypes, and should be adept at identifying successful approaches to complex problems. ResearchEngineers work as part of a team to design, implement, and test components of research prototypes and software systems aimed at solving cutting-edge cyber security research problems. Research Engineers are expected to work independently in a collaborative technical environment; creativity and initiative are a plus.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-27 Expires: 2021-11-21

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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