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Chief Software Engineer

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


We are seeking a top-notch Chief Software Engineer (CSE) for our program - someone who is excited at the prospect of leveraging a unique mix of developmental, operational, and research capabilities to deliver software, SIGINT, wireless, and big data expertise for a true 21st century mission. This individual will provide technical leadership for a team of employees and subcontractors involved in research, software development, systems engineering, test, integration, and sustainment across the full solution lifecycle for Windows and Unix/Linux platforms. He/she must be comfortable working in a dynamic team environment and must have offensive cyber software engineering experience, to include vulnerability research and malware development. The CSE will be accountable for the quality and timeliness of technical deliverables, for ongoing interface with customer technical personnel, and for facilitating the level of technical innovation necessary to ensure mission success.

The CSE must provide strong team leadership as well as hands-on contributions across the full spectrum of technical requirements supporting the development, test, integration, and delivery of offensive cyber effects, from vulnerability research and malware development, to validation and testing, to systems integration, to delivery. Specific technical requirements may include systems analysis, reverse engineering, ethical hacking, technical testing, DevOps, agile software development across multiple operating systems and languages, and attack vector and surface research.

The CSE must also be a dynamic, experienced, hands-on leader who is comfortable interacting with internal and external stakeholders at all levels, who is thoroughly versed in the technical domain, who can hold his/her own in technical interactions as well as programmatic discussions, and who always goes the extra mile with his/her staff, management, teammates, and customer.


* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
* Minimum of five years experience leading software engineering and development teams
* Minimum of five years experience developing tools for Windows and Unix/Linux environments
* Minimum of five years experience in vulnerability research and malware development
* Experience with software engineering development, test, and integration platforms
* Must be a US Citizen and hold an active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility (clearable to TS/SCI with Polygraph)

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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Posted: 2020-10-18 Expires: 2020-11-16

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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