Fairfax County, VA
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.
The selected individual will be responsible for developing algorithms, computer models, and scientific software programs for a variety of systems engineering, modeling and simulation, measurement, test and evaluation, and other tasks for current and anticipated customers. Initial project assignment is the planning, design, and development of the next generation underwater acoustic measurement facility for the U.S. Navy. The individual will work under the direction of project managers and senior scientists and engineers to solve customer problems through the application of science, engineering and mathematical principles and techniques. Some local and long distance travel to client sites may be required to perform tests and participate in progress and results briefings.
B.S. (M.S. or PhD desirable) in applied math, the physical sciences, or electrical or mechanical engineering. Course work and experience in physics, wave theory, signal processing, and acoustics is especially desirable. U.S. citizenship required to obtain security clearance. Minimum of 2 - 4 years of experience preferred. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with computer programming language as applied to algorithms and graphics. Ability to express ideas clearly and succinctly both verbally and through the written word is essential. Knowledge of signal processing techniques and experience using MATLAB is desirable. Above all, candidate must demonstrate eagerness to learn new concepts, methodologies, and programming languages.
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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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)