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Peraton Corporation Sr. Principal Engineer Test in Des Moines, Iowa

Sr. Principal Engineer Test

Requisition ID : 21012799

Location : United States

US Citizenship Required for this Position: : Yes

Relocation Assistance: : No relocation assistance available

Clearance Type: : Polygraph

Shift : 1st Shift

Travel : No

Job Posting Category : Engineering



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.


Peraton is looking for a Sr. Principal Test Engineer to work in Chantilly, VA and join our team that includes full lifecycle of software and data design, management, development, test and deployment. As a Test Engineer you will:

  • Assist the Sponsor in the evaluation of software and associated documentation

  • Collaborate with customers to evaluate or diagnose problems; recommend possible solutions

  • Conduct software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, or network environments

  • Develop testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability

  • Design or develop automated testing tools


Basic Qualifications

  • An Active Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph security Clearance

  • Minimum of 9 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, System Engineering, Business or related discipline. (An additional four years of relevant work experience may substitute for a degree); OR Minimum of 7 years of software engineering experience with a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering

  • Experience designing, creating, and executing manual and automated testing solutions including analysis of results to determine adequacy of testing

  • Knowledge of test management software/frameworks (ex. SoapUI, Selenium, JUnit, JRunner, Sonar, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in an Agile Environment

  • Experience with cloud services technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) to include design implementation, integration, or Cloud Certifications

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of audiences including executive leadership, and the client.

  • Testing experience with AWS.

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.

Req ID: 21012799