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Scientific Programmer

Stennis Space Center, MS 39529
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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.


Required programming experience: 2-4 years with BS/BA or 1-2 years with MS/MA in a sci ence/engineering field. Minimum of 1 year hydrodynamic modeling software experience (academia or commercial) required.
Desired Experience & Skills
Demonstrated experience in hydrodynamic modeling - specifically model installation, compilation, simulation setup , and initiali zati on. Preferred systems: Delft 3D, COAWST , and/or ADCIRC.
Must currently possess a DoD SECRET security clearance, or be SECRET clearance eligible .
Experience in high performance computing.
Programming language experience with Python .
Programming language experience with Matlab.
Programming language experience with Fortran.
Version Control : Mercurial or Git
OS: Windows and Linux
Secondary/Optional skills
Practical experience with meteorology, oceanography , littoral sediment transport , numerical modeling, coastal and nearshore morphology .


Perform basic and applied research leading to advanced technology development, demonstration, and validation efforts focusing on the physical, mechanical , and acoustical properties of seafloor, estuarine, and riverine sediments. The position will focus on using deterministic and probabilistic models to simulate nearshore hydro- and morphodynamics. Experience in Delft3D-FM, high performance computing, Matlab and Python is highly desired.

For Colorado Residents
Colorado Salary Minimum: $63,689.60
Colorado Salary Maximum:$136,177.60

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-27 Expires: 2023-10-01

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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