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Systems Engineer - GRAILS


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. 

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


This position supports Mobility Strategies and Operations to support MSO’s two key systems, which include a Portfolio Planning and Execution (PEB) tool and conference management tool. The Systems Engineer designs, maintains, and enhances diverse software systems based on provided requirements. A successful candidate for this position can work individually or within a team of subject matter experts to analyze user requirements to make decisions on technology, derive software design, and code/update new and/or existing software. This individual shall be comfortable with agile methods and spin planning, as well as rapid prototyping execution and demonstration, and integrating continual customer feedback. A successful candidate thinks critically about the placement and use of COTS, GOTS, and FOSS software in place of ground-up customer development, while integrating to enterprise frameworks and services.


Individual Capabilities Required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a Qualified Engineering field or a related discipline from an accredited college or university plus fifteen (15) years of systems engineering experience OR a High School Diploma or GED plus nineteen (19) years of general system engineering experience OR a Master’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field from an accredited college or university plus thirteen (13) years of systems engineering experience OR a PhD in a Qualified Engineering Field from an accredited college or university plus thirteen (13) years of systems engineering experience. 

  • Experience using Groovy-on-Rails (GRAILS)

  • Proficiency with hand-coding HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and HTML5

  • Experience with Bootstrap, jQuery UI, and the jQuery ecosystem, OR strong understanding of MEAN Stack (MongoDB, Express.js, Angular.js, and Node.js)

  • Experience designing and engineering web-based applications using standards-based HTML/CSS/ JavaScript

  • Solid understanding of current web standards and technologies
  • Position Requires TS/SCI w/Poly clearance

Individual Capabilities Desired:

  • Strong User Interface design skills
  • Experience in client-side JavaScript applications using angularJS
  • Experience creating, integrating, and maintaining JIRA and Confluence projects
  • Experience with software development lifecycle methodologies and practices
  • Experience using Git for source code control repository
  • Experience in leveraging customer virtual servers for development and production deployments
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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Jessup, Maryland
United States
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