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Acoustic Analyst

Apply 2019-53718 Bethesda, Maryland Secret

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


The selected individual will assist the TARPS Lab Team Manager in the execution of all aspects of acoustic sensor certification.  Will work as part of a team that processes, analyzes, and reports on acoustic sensor certification data.  Must be able to work on a team and also be an independent self-starter.  Should be able to oversee execution of analysis and report development tasks as directed by the TARPS Lab Team Manager.  The selected individual will:

Acquire underwater acoustic data using state-of-the-art data processing equipment and algorithms in a post processing lab environment.

Perform precise analysis of acquired underwater acoustic data.

Generate concise written technical reports from resulting data analysis.


Requires minimum 5-8 years experience in US Navy as a submarine sonar technician or similar experience.

  • General knowledge of the physics of underwater sound and acoustic signal processing.
  • An understanding of subjective analysis and acoustic sensor certification methodology.
  • Former U.S. Navy Submarine Sonar Technician, Ocean Systems Technician, Acoustic Intelligence Analyst, or related comparable experience.
  • Experience in the use of MS Office, EXCEL, Adobe Acrobat, and related software packages.
  • General knowledge of WINDOWS 10 and MATLAB system environments.
  • Proven experience in writing concise, detail-oriented technical documents such as certification plans and certification trial reports a plus.
  • Experience in published technical document development and production.
  • Support at-sea data collection and analysis as required.
  • A current Final SECRET level security clearance is required.

Thank you for your interest in Perspecta. We are excited about our company and look forward to welcoming new employees to our talented team. Perspecta was recently formed through the combination of DXC Technology’s U.S. Public Sector business with Vencore and KeyPoint.

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