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. Responsibilities We are eager to tap the expertise of an experienced wireless networking scientist to help us research and optimize technology development in wireless network architecture and protocols. The challenges this researcher will help us solve center on Applied research and technology development in diverse areas related to wireless systems architectures and protocols (adaptive routing, QoS, MAC, autonomous network control, innovative protocol stacks, mobile applications). Design and development of advanced algorithms and networking software for more efficient and reliable network communications in disconnected, intermittent wireless environments. High quality scientific papers and patent applications. Qualifications Requires 5 to 8 years with BSBA or 3 to 5 years with MSMA or 0 to 2 years with PhD. Required M.S. with 5+ years' experience, or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Strong software and systems skills and experience in prototype development (Java, CC++, Python, Linux shell and network programming, interfacing to radios via SNMPMIBs, wireless drivers, MAC protocols, MANET routing, Linux utilities such as Traffic Control, sockets, iptables). Knowledge of computer networking with emphasis on wireless mobile networks, wireless systems engineering, IP protocol stack, network slicing, frequency adaptation. ship required for this position. Desired Knowledge of military waveforms (e.g., TSM, SRW, Link-16, MADL), including protocol stacks and message formats. Experience in porting and integrating software on radio platforms (Software Defined Radios, military radios and terminals). Knowledge of advanced algorithms such as dynamic programming and network utility maximization. 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 anAAEEOEmployer - MinoritiesWomenVeteransDisabled 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).