Senior Software Developer

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Full Time

Job Description

Business Group Highlights

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.


Perspecta is searching for a highly skilled and motivated Lead Software Engineer to evolve our proprietary simulation and training software products to the next generation. We are looking for someone to lead our SimAuthor development team with creativity and passion in the Aviation simulation and training market. Ourdiverse teammaintainsand develops Commercial software, buildsand installscomputer systems for simulators,and supportsaviationtraining and flight data analytics for Commercial and Government customers with the United States and overseas. Our Lead Software Engineer will be responsible for maintaining current software baselines while working closely with the SimAuthor Program Manager to advance the product line toward a distributed and scalable software as a service model. Understanding of the Aviation industry is desired as well as experience with various web development and hosting disciplines.

Technical requirements:

Commercial software development experience with proficiency in C, C++ and C#.
Experience developing and deploying web-based applications.
Experience developing applications which are multi-threaded, network enabled, and provide a responsive graphical user interface (GUI). Understands debugging networked, multi-threaded systems in both C++ and C#.
Can create installers using Install Shield and/or Windows Installer XML (WiX).
Understands database schema normalization and best practices.
Experience writing complex SQL queries for optimal performance
Comfortable with network protocols e.g., TCP, UDP, and familiar with high level distributed network protocols e.g., DIS, HLA, etc.
Graphics programming experience, including earth models (terrain, imagery, geometry) and physics.
Experience with OpenSceneGraph and osgEarth. GIS applications experience is desired
Experience with an Agile development environment and methodologies.
Familiarity with flight simulators and aircraft flight parameters
Accustomed to writing tests for code modifications and assisting QA with validation.
Experience with mobile platform development a plus (Android, iOS).


Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.

Additional work experience may be substituted for a degree.

Requires Active Secret Clearance or ability to get an interim secret clearance.

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

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Company Information

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're 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 works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care and state and local markets. Our 260+ patents are more than just pieces of paper, they tell the story of our innovation. With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to not only execute the mission, but support the backbone that enables it. Perspecta was formed to take on big challenges. We are an engine for growth and success, and we enable our customers to build a better nation. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.
Dice Id : 10166753
Position Id : 7173_99618
Originally Posted : 7 months ago

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