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Software Engineer III

Company: Perspecta
Location: Basking Ridge
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Peraton Overview

Peraton Labs

Peraton Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Peraton 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.


Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton 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).


Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.
  • Strong software development experience with C/C++, Python, Java is required.
  • User and developer experience with M&S environments is highly desired, including network simulation (for example, ns-3, QualNet, EMANE, OPNET, OMNINet++) and/or military simulation (for example, OneSAF). Hands-on experience with federated simulation (DIS, HLA) is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of networking, data communications, networking protocols and networking fundamentals in Linux.
  • Strong systems skills (Linux, Windows).
  • Experience in working with ontologies is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with customers.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal direction.
  • US citizenship required.


Peraton Labs delivers world-class networking, machine learning, cyber research and engineering to government agencies, telecom carriers, utilities and commercial enterprises. Drawing on its Bell Labs heritage, Peraton Labs excels at creating innovative technologies and services to solve challenging and complex problems. We are looking for candidates with a strong Computer Science background and experience in software development for full-time positions. Candidates will work as part of a team to research, conceive and develop solutions by applying innovative approaches to solving customer problems.

You will be part of a dynamic team focused on devising solutions for developing M&S (Modeling and Simulation) capabilities and integrating different M&S environments to enable experimentation spanning the areas of cybersecurity, wired/wireless networking, and military planning. You will work with other team members to design, implement and test solutions that will become part of Peraton Labs cyber range. The work entails using problem solving skills to design and prototype innovative solutions to prove out technical concepts that address customer modeling and simulation requirements. You will also participate in preparing presentations and demonstrations for technical information exchanges with the end customer.

For Colorado Residents
Salary Minimum: $71,531.20
Salary Maximum:$152,921.60

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Perspecta's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Perspecta provides a variety of benefits to employees.

Keywords: Perspecta, Newark , Software Engineer III, Other , Basking Ridge, New Jersey

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