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Scientific Programmer

Stennis Space Center, MS 39529
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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.


Perform basic and applied research leading to advanced technology development, demonstration, and validation efforts focusing on the physical, mechanical, and acoustical properties of seafloor, estuarine, and riverine sediments. The position will focus on using deterministic and probabilistic models to simulate nearshore hydro- and morphodynamics. Experience in Delft3D-FM, high performance computing, Matlab and Python is highly desired.


Required programming experience: 2-4 years with BS/BA or 1-2 years with MS/MA in a science/engineering field.

Minimum of 1 year hydrodynamic modeling software experience (academia or commercial) required.

Desired Experience & Skills

  • Demonstrated experience in hydrodynamic modeling specifically model installation, compilation, simulation setup, and initialization. Preferred systems: Delft3D, COAWST, and/or ADCIRC.
  • Must currently possess a DoD SECRET security clearance, or be SECRET clearance eligible.
  • Experience in high performance computing.
  • Programming language experience with Python.
  • Programming language experience with Matlab.
  • Programming language experience with Fortran.
  • Version Control: Mercurial or Git
  • OS: Windows and Linux

Secondary/Optional skills

  • Practical experience with meteorology, oceanography, littoral sediment transport, numerical modeling, coastal and nearshore morphology.

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 do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - 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 contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2020-11-22 Expires: 2020-12-21

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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