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Perspecta Hardware-in-the-loop Software Development Engineer in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Business Group Highlights

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.


The candidate will provide software development and testing support in a lab environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop code in various environments and languages to support simulations, hardware interfaces, user interfaces

  • Develop and implement test scripts for code unit tests Work with team members to understand their technical approach and to provide technical guidance

  • Present technical data/papers to leadership/conferences

  • Be able to clearly communicate with team members

  • Participate in team meetings/discussions


  • Electrical/Software Engineering Degree BS Degree

  • Knowledge of C/C++, Java, C# MATLAB/Simulink/Real Time Simulink

  • Knowledge of software standards, development processes, repositories Independent worker, team player

  • Technical writing

  • Be able to work in a research type environment Effective communications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Electrical/Software Engineering Degree

  • MS Degree

The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and possess and be able to maintain TS/SCI Security Clearance, as a qualification and condition for employment.

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 - 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 contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).