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Python Developer

Herndon, VA 20170
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We are a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta has an immediate need for a Python Developerto support the Continuous Diagnostic & Mitigation (CDM) Program. The CDM Program is a high-profile, high-visibility, cybersecurity modernization and risk management program where you can contribute innovative solutions and consult with government agencies to enhance their Information Assurance (IA) programs and continuous monitoring capabilities.

The selected Python Developer responsibilities will include:

  • Research software concepts, develop and demo proof of concept.
  • Work with the team members to understand the current product features.
  • Develop automated unit/integration tests.
  • Participate in code reviews.
  • Communicate and participate in the projects agile process with the integration team.
  • Support continuous process improvement in the DevOps CI/CD Pipeline.



  • BS in Computer Science or related field, MS/MA desired
  • 5+ years of relevant development experience with Python, Java.
  • Strong object-oriented programming experience and experience with developing RESTful APIs.
  • Ability to captured and translate business requirements to functional requirements.
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment for development and feature releases.
  • Professional experience working within the following technologies: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, MS SQL, NoSQL, Relational Database, Big Data,
  • Experience with pulling data from AWS Cloud, Azure Cloud, or Cloud implementations
  • and environments
  • Demonstrated experience writing technical documentation to support code deployment
  • guides
  • Experience with version control systems such as Git, Jenkins, Maven,
  • Experience in unit testing, debugging and troubleshooting issues on developed code.
  • Experience in secure coding practices
  • Red Hat OS experience
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills as this position will interact
  • with peers and customers
  • Experience with DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) a plus

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Python libraries such as Flask, SQL,Alchemy.
  • Experience with Elasticsearch.
  • Experience building web applications with Python ORM frameworks
  • Experience using message-queuing software (RabbitMQ/Kafka).
  • Experience with software automation for testing and deployment.
  • Familiar with MS SQL, NoSQL DB, JSON.
  • Familiar with tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, SaltStack.
  • Experience with software integration using COTS products.
  • Experience with Cloud based services such as Azure, AWS, GCP
  • Linux Red Hat certified Specialist in Security+ Certified

Security/Clearance Requirements

  • Must be a US citizen and pass a background investigation.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a DHS Suitability/Entry on Duty (EOD).
  • Active Secret or Top Secret clearance desired.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following 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 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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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