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Software Architect

Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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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.


Participates as a member of and leads software development team. Oversees system engineering and software development activities. Develops engineering specifications. Designs solutions for others to develop. Participates in cross-functional team. Leads design activities. Provides mentoring and guidance to developers. Technical representative to the Airforce customer. Demonstrates technical leadership and exerts influence outside of immediate team. Develops innovative solutions to complex business and technology problems. Contributes to strategic direction for the engineering team. Applies in-depth or broad technical knowledge across one or more technology areas. Applies technologies to complex software solutions of moderate complexity. Integrates technical expertise and business understanding to create superior solutions for the customer. Consults with team members and other organizations, clients and vendors on complex issues. Assigns work to others. Technical leadership of assigned project. Provide time / resource estimates for assigned projects. Configures and supports software development environment and tools. Must be a US Citizen. Work location in Chantilly Virginia or Colorado Springs, Colorado. Remote work accepted.


  • Cloud Services (Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services)
  • Continuous Integration & Delivery Pipelines (Jira, Jenkins, VS Code, BitBucket, JFrog, Ansible, Tower, Satellite, OpenShift)
  • Automated Testing (Pester, Molecule, SonarQube, QA Complete
  • Continuous Security
  • Database experience (SQL, noSQL, and/or Graph)
  • Streaming Data Technologies (NiFi, Kinesis, Kafka, Storm, or similar)



  • 5+ years experience writing code using languages such as Java, C, C++, C#
  • 3+ years deploying applications to a cloud environment.
  • 3+ years installing DevSecOps pipeline software tools needed for Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) of developed applications.
  • Demonstrated experience with modern software design and development methodologies.
  • Demonstrated experience with SW approaches to Cloud enabled solutions
  • Demonstrated experience implementing a software development methodology, Agile Scrum Preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with modern SCM (software configuration management).
  • Demonstrated experience with testing tools and unit test and integration test scripting, and testing methodologies.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing an Integrated Development Environment (e.g., Eclipse, Visual Studio).
  • Understanding of Database Administration and interfaces.
  • Able to define quality and security standards.
  • Good verbal and written communication and negotiation skills.
  • General project management/team leader skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with clients and subcontractors.
  • Demonstrated technical leadership skills.


  • Bachelor of Computer Science or IT related field


  • Experience with development for DOD and Airforce customers
  • Expert Knowledge of DoD Risk Management Framework
  • AWS cloud certification
  • Experience with programming languages: Fortran, C, Matlab, Shell scripts, Perl, Python, HTML

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 - 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 contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-30 Expires: 2020-11-28

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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