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Software Engineer

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


The Software Engineer IV will be responsible for conducting research in design, development, testing and utilization of training and e-learning software. Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems. You should be excited at the prospect of leveraging a unique mix of developmental, operational, and research capabilities to deliver software for training. This individual will provide technical leadership for the team in research, software development, systems engineering, test, integration, and sustainment across the full solution lifecycle for the training and outreach organization. You must be comfortable working in a dynamic team environment. The Software Engineer will be accountable for the quality and timeliness of technical deliverables, interfacing with technical personnel, and for facilitating the level of technical innovation necessary to ensure mission success. The Software Engineer must provide strong leadership as well as hands-on contributions across the full spectrum of technical requirements supporting the development, test, integration, and delivery of software. You will be involved in

agile software development across multiple operating systems and languages. The Software Engineer must also be a dynamic, experienced, hands-on technical individual who is comfortable interacting with internal and external stakeholders at all levels, who can hold their own in technical interactions as well as programmatic discussions, and who always goes the extra mile.

Specific tasks that the Software Engineer IV will ensure is accomplished, either online or as instructor-led opportunities, includes:

  1. Provides technical expertise for software development, implementation, and analysis
  2. Develop or implement algorithms to meet or exceed system performance and functional standards
  3. Assist with developing and executing test procedures for software components
  4. Write or review software and system documentation.
  5. Develop software solutions by analyzing system performance standards, confer with users or system engineers; analyze systems flow, data usage and work processes; and investigate problem areas
  6. Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance.
  7. Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.
  8. Ensure the work is completed in accordance with the constraints of the software development process being used on any particular project.
  9. Design or implement complex algorithms requiring adherence to strict timing, system resource, or interface constraints; Perform quality control on all products.
  10. Confer with system engineers and hardware engineers to derive software requirements and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.
  11. Coordinate software system installation and monitor equipment functioning to ensure operational specifications are met.
  12. Implement recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards.
  13. Recommend new technologies and processes for complex software projects.
  14. Ensure quality control of all developed and modified software


Required Qualifications:

  1. A minimum of TS security clearance with SCI eligibility.
  2. Bachelor's w/ 08-10 yrs. experience, Master's w/ 06-08 yrs. experience Or related equivalent experience w/o a degree
  3. Strong object-oriented design/programming
    4. Experience with software engineering development, test, and integration platforms
  4. Ability to incorporates feedback from reviewers to improve initial draft and concepts
  5. DIA systems experience [e.g., Machine-Assisted Analytic Rapid-Repository System (MARS), Generic Area Limitations Environment (GALE), Functional Intelligence System of Hierarchical Networks (FISHNet), FounDRI, Event Data, Defense Economics Database, Object Based Production (OBP), Activity Based Intelligence (ABI), IC Information Technology Enterprise (ICITE)].

Desired Qualifications:

  1. STEM Masters degree (e.g., computer science, management information systems, systems engineering).
  2. Professional Training Certification(s) [e.g., Microsoft Computer Systems Engineer (MSCE), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)]
  3. Experience using Agile systems implementation methodologies.
  4. Mission/Business Capability analysis experience determining how a capability should work and how changes in conditions, threat, mission, ROE, operations, technology and the environment will affect outcomes.
  5. Experience with computational scaling, distributed application technologies, and software performance optimization.
  6. Experience delivering final products through any cost-reasonable and available means.
  7. Experience developing plans, processes, tools, techniques to collect user community/user training feedback and customer satisfaction (e.g., surveys, questionnaires), analyze/assess results, incorporating into continuous improvement.

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 do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination 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 the 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 contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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