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Software Engineer III

Springfield, VA 22150
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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.


Seeking a motivated SOFTWARE ENGINEER in support of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agencys (NGA) Integration Test & Image Quality Office (TACQ) on the Acadia program for Perspecta. Join a team of skilled, highly respected and long standing engineers, scientists, and analysts supporting the product quality mission for NGA. The successful candidate will work as a software developer tasked with developing and updating verification tools to validate against requirements sensor and data processing system performance within the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG). The candidate will:

  • Work with staff engineers and scientists to understand workflow and tool needs
  • Develop configuration-controlled, verification tools
  • Mature engineering scripts, tools, and pseudo code into documented, tested and hardened tools.

The NGA Image Quality and Utility (NIQU) mission within TACQ works to verify and validate product visual quality, as well as the accuracy of the support data, from a variety of digital image collection systems that produce Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT). In-house software tools model the NSG architecture and the flow of operational GEOINT data and products. Additionally, engineering code and on-the-fly tools are created to meet the testing and assessment needs that are project specific. Taking existing code and maturing it into user-friendly tools will aid the overall mission and build a tool box to support future work. The developer will work within an existing development team to complete tasks as prioritized by government customers. Good communication and team work is necessary.


Required Experience/Education:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or in a related Engineering or Mathematics field with strong concentration in programming.
  • 5-10 years of software development experience
  • Proficient in C/C++ or XML, Python, Windows GUI development in an agile development environment
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn, solve problems, and perform in a dynamic work environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with emphasis communicating issues and opportunities to government customers

Preferred Skillset:

  • Experience translating pseudo code or engineering tools into user-friendly, mature tools
  • Experience with workflow automation, requirement verification, and testing automation.
  • Experience in XML or Windows GUI development
  • Working within a DevSecOps environment, cloud-based testing,
  • Coding with imagery or other large data sets
  • Understanding of image product format (NITF, MPEG) or image compression (JPEG 2000, H.264),
  • Experience writing and maintaining custom scripts to increase work efficiency

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 - 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 contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2021-02-25 Expires: 2021-03-27

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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