Scientific Software Engineer

Scientific, Software, Engineer, Engineering, Development, Architecture, IT, Linux, SQL, Computer, Java
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Business Group Highlights
Defense
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.

Responsibilities
Provides expertise and direction in the development and/or modification of computer-based scientific and technical software systems for the performance evaluation of naval shipboard and towed acoustic sensors. Uses expertise in conjunction with direction of project managers and senior scientists and engineers to solve customer problems through the application of science, engineering and mathematical principles and techniques. Designs, codes, tests, and debugs scientific applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Works independently and in small teams in multiple technical areas, such as large scale Linux data storage systems, SQL databases, engineering evaluation or test, configuration management procedures, acoustic spectral analysis, statistical analysis and modeling. Works with users to define existing or new system scope and objectives. Provides analytical support and technical advice during the conceptualization, development, and implementation phases. Plans and schedules new applications systems projects with user, systems software, and computer center operations personnel, including the identification of objectives, time frames, costs, and manpower requirements. Reviews and evaluates systems and software for adherence to government or commercial directives, standards, guidelines, and criteria concerning software robustness, accuracy, and maintainability. Some local and long distance travel to client sites will be required to implement software changes, perform tests and participate in progress and results briefings.

Qualifications
Requires Bachelor's degree (in Engineering, Math, Science, Computer Science or related field) or equivalent, and five to seven years of related experience. Must be proficient in at least one object-oriented language such as C#, C++ or Java, in order of preference. Must demonstrate development experience in technical or scientific database application development. Course work and experience in physics, wave theory, machine learning, signal processing, acoustics, and submarine acoustic sensors is especially desirable. U.S. citizenship required. Active DoD security clearance (Secret or above) is required. Ability to express ideas clearly and succinctly both verbally and through the written word is essential. Experience using MATLAB and signal processing techniques is desirable. Above all, candidate must demonstrate eagerness to learn new concepts, methodologies, and programming languages.
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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 sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.
Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's 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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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 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)
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Position Id : 7173_82592
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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