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Software Engineer IV

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
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Perspecta Labs

Perspecta Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Perspecta that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.


We're seeking an expert Software Engineer for applied technology development in diverse areas related to wireless systems architectures and protocols. Development of networking software for more efficient and reliable network communications in disconnected, intermittent wireless environments.

We are developing intelligent network operations software with an automated failover mechanism to assist networks to overcome limitations, improve the ability to sense, and adapt the network quickly to real-time dynamic changes in the environment in different threat and mission scenarios. Intelligent switching through alternative communications links will allow the network to be more resilient in a contested and congested environment, reduce the time to configure networks, and allow all phases of mission operations to be executed effectively. By automating the network behavior, our software will allow the network to be aware of the environment and hence will make the network resilient due to changing factors, such as node movement, terrain interference, intentional / unintentional signal interference, and network congestion.

Primary work location is Basking Ridge, NJ. Candidate may alternatively take an office in Red Bank NJ, but we cannot eliminate the requirement to work in Basking Ridge at times. Travel to Maryland required, estimated at 10-20%. Telecommuting is permitted, but not full-time telecommuting.


Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.


  • 8+ years of experience in designing, configuring, and integrating network systems:
    • Unicast, multicast, and overlay routing protocols such as OLSR, AODV, BATMAN, SPFv3
    • TCP/IP and Reliable UDP in user-space
    • SD-WAN Cisco/Juniper architectures and implementations
    • Software-Defined Networking
    • WAN Multi-topology Routing
    • Cisco/Juniper configuration via CLI and SNMP
    • Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC)
  • Strong software and systems skills and experience in prototype development (Java, C/C++, low-level network programming)


  • Experience with Tactical Radios like SINCGARS, ASIP, TSM, HF
  • Bridging devices like Ultralink and Taclink
  • BFT2 control and data stack, and BFT2 transceivers and simulators
  • NCW, FDMA radios/modems
  • Tactical systems like AFATDS, MFoCS/JBC-P
  • ATAK/MTAK architectures
  • MILSTD-2045-47001C

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: 2020-10-23 Expires: 2020-11-22

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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