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Perspecta Overview

Chantilly, VA
10000+ employees
Company - Public (PRSP)
Aerospace & Defense
Unknown / Non-Applicable
At Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP), we question, we seek and we solve. Perspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to our U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care and state and local markets. Our 260+ issued, licensed and pending patents are more than ... Read more

Mission: We strengthen our nation and improve the lives of its citizens by solving the most demanding national security and information-related challenges through unparalleled expertise, innovation and commitment.

Company Updates

  • Perspecta awarded $155 million technical support contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Read more here:

    Perspecta Awarded $155 Million Technical Support Contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs

    Perspecta Inc. (NYSE: PRSP), a leading U.S. government services provider, announced today that it was awarded a prime contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to continue providing maintenance and support for the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA), the agency's electronic health records (EHR) system.

  • Are you a college student looking for a challenge this summer? Join our paid summer internship program and you’ll help solve the nation’s most complex challenges! Incoming juniors and seniors pursuing technical degrees are encouraged to apply at

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Perspecta – Why Work For Us?

Perspecta was formed to take on the big challenges. And we know what it takes to enable our customers to build a better nation. It’s more than know-how — it’s the relentless drive and commitment to mission success.

Perspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to our U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our more than 260 patents are more than just pieces of paper, they tell the story of our innovation.

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 not only execute the mission, we support the backbone that enables it.

Military Recruiting

Perspecta values the character, experience and skills possessed by those who have served our country and in the military community. We actively seek them out to join our team. In fact, more than 20 percent of our employees are veterans and reservists, and our recruiters are fully dedicated to finding opportunities for members of the military community to connect with us.

Perspecta proactively recruits and hires wounded warriors and veterans with disabilities. Partnering with organizations such as Operation Impact and Wounded Warriors inspires each of us every day to continue to fight the good fight.

As an industry leader in military employment and recognized as a Military and Military Spouse Friendly Employer, we also engage and recruit military spouses, wounded warrior caregivers and surviving spouses.

Our employees are exceptional, giving us a competitive advantage by innovating solutions with a strong sense of mission and integrity. So when it comes to benefits for our employees and their families, Perspecta is committed to offering options that provide choices, value and control over health care spending.

Benefits available to Perspecta employees include, among others:

  • A range of medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Paid time off, including national holidays
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Paid parental leave

Complete and current descriptions of our benefits will be provided to employees upon hire.

Why Perspecta?

Without a doubt, our people make the difference. That’s why, along with helping our customers achieve their mission success, our people are our top priority. When you sign on with Perspecta, you align yourself with some of the smartest, most dedicated people in the industry. From career systems integrators with decades of experience, upstart investigators maintaining the security of public sector customers, to rocket scientists launching the technologies of tomorrow, you’ll find a team of people you’ll be proud to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with.

We have a culture of learning where training and career development is a partnership and mutual investment between the company and the employee. Our workforce is the best and the brightest. That’s because we ensure they have access to the right tools and educational opportunities from day one to succeed and grow their careers at Perspecta.

We don’t take our work lightly. We empower the teams who are building our infrastructure and protecting our borders. We bring our ideas to bear in technologies that fuel progress and strengthen security. Above all, we work tirelessly to secure a bright future for our nation. We serve customers whose missions matter—and we take pride in our dedication to their success.

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Perspecta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 


Perspecta employees care. We are passionate and civic-minded. We engage both locally and nationally to drive meaningful change and open up greater possibilities for all citizens.

The health and well-being of our employees and their families is at the forefront of our community projects. That’s why Perspecta supports organizations like the American Heart Association (AHA). Since 2013, Perspecta has led the Greater Washington Heart Walk fundraising drive by contributing over $1.5 million to AHA. Each year hundreds of Perspecta volunteers put on their walking shoes, join their neighbors and raise money and advance the mission of AHA—to help build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Perspecta is deeply committed to honoring veterans and providing support to military families. The Home of the Brave Campaign was founded in 2012 to thank those who put their lives on the line for our freedom. The mission of the campaign is to remember, honor and help all generations of veterans in need through a volunteer and fundraising partnership with Boot Campaign, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Voluntary Service and the VA Homeless Program. In six years, this campaign has honored more than 100,000 veterans.

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    I have been working at Perspecta full-time


    Great support , training and a tremendous amount of opportunity.


    Work very demanding, with deadlines which affect bonuses.

    Advice to Management

    Monthly bonus would be much more motivating.

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    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Perspecta (Babylon, NY) in November 2017.


    Submitted my resume and had a call within hours, set up a video interview for a few days later. Interview last about 30 mins, had a job offer that night.

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