21 hours

Software Engineer Principal Technical Specialist

Herndon, VA 20170
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


This position is for a Principal Software Engineer position in support of our COMET IAE programs for GSA. These contracts require for a Public Trust/MBI clearance which has a 3 year residency requirement only.

Selected candidate will report to our Herndon, VA location to support our on-going GSA program. Will work across COMET BPA task orders and on custom software solutions. Will participate in various phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) including requirements analysis, specification generation, application design, software development and automated unit/integration testing.

The candidate will serve in a technology leadership position and will be expected to devise effective ideas that will deliver benefit to the customer, develop, and demonstrate these concepts independently.

  • Serve as an advisor for project teams on architecture choices and implementations, including best practices and patterns. Develop and document design recommendations. Assist teams with developing designs, planning implementations, and resolving implementation issues.
  • Understand business and technical requirements and provide clear and coherent written solution recommendations for both technical and non-technical audiences.

BS or MS Degree in Computer Science or related discipline with 10+ years IT experience

  • Problem-solving, goal-oriented, willing to learn, with good coding skill and engineering intuition
  • Positive attitude toward work and other people, team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication ability
  • Candidate must successfully pass a government background investigation. (Previous background investigation (NAC) or clearance is a plus)
  • Great leasdership skills to lease, advise and inspire other talented and motivated database engineers

This position requires:

  • OOA/OOD knowledge with at least 10+ years experience with J2EE technology
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise software development architectures, patterns and best practices
  • 8+ years experience with J2EE frameworks and full life cycle N-tier software development from conceptual design to implementation including the following technologies:

o Angular

o HTML4/5


o Servlets

o EJB 3




o JavaScript


  • 5+ years experience with Web Service development
  • 5+ years experience with Spring and Hibernate
  • Experience in PL/SQL development a plus
  • Strong understanding of relational database architecture
  • Experience with CM process and version control tools
  • Experience with Agile Development Processes and Test Driven development approach
  • Working experience in SecDevOps environment and toolsets with experience writing automated Test Cases


Requires 16+ years with BS/BA or 14+ years with MS/MA or 10+ years with Ph.D.

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 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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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following 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)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-02-16 Expires: 2020-03-17

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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