Business Group Highlights
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.
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.
Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.
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, C/C++, Python, Linux Shell and network programming, interfacing to radios via SNMP/MIBs, 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.
US citizenship required for this position.
Knowledge of military waveforms (eg, 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.