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Perspecta Software Development - Native Software Engineer in Fort Meade, Maryland

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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.


Cyber Mission Force (CMF) Capability Development, which includes but is not limited to: technology research, vulnerability assessment, software development, exploit development, capability integration, system test, and product maintenance as well as safeguarding the IT infrastructure against cyber-based attacks, protecting technologies and capabilities, and strengthening the overall security of IT infrastructure that is developed, integrated and/or managed by MARFORCYBER.

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command (MARFORCYBER) requires software developers with the right skills and expertise to develop the Cyber capabilities, or tools, needed for planned Cyber Network Operations.

This position is the software development expert for creation, and delivery of native software for Computer Network Operations. You will work collaboratively with peers to solve complex problems and create capabilities to defeat cyber systems. You will be presented with challenging requirements that require extreme skill, technical focus, and a

can-do attitude to take on real-world problems, create solutions and transition capabilities to the operational environment.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop software for cyber operations related applications

  • Evaluating systems for weaknesses

  • Conduct automated and hands–on technical testing


Requires 12-15 years with BS/BA or 10-13 years with MS/MA or 10+ years with Ph.D.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field (Master’s degree preferred).

  • Preferred 6+ years of experience in software development, testing and deployment.

  • Preferred experience with or knowledge of the operational methodologies employed by the USCYBERCOM Cyber Mission Force (CMF) capability development teams in support of Computer Network Operations.

  • C/C++ development on UNIX platform, preferably Linux

  • Low-level operating systems experience for Android (could be Linux background)

  • Networking Development, and ARM Assembly/Shell Code Familiarity

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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 sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s 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 an AA/EEO at Employer - 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 contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).