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Embedded Software Engineer

Job ID: 2211171
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Aug 16, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Embedded SW Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is actively looking for an Embedded Software Engineer to support the Systems Simulation, Software and Integration Directorate (S3I) in continuation of the Institutional Conduct of Fire Trainer (ICOFT) sustainment and development of the Radar Training Device (RTD) in Huntsville, AL.  The ICOFT provides realistic institutional training in all areas of the THAAD Enhanced Operator/Maintainer operations and maintenance tasks for the THAAD Fire Control and Communication (TFCC), Radar, and Launcher components. 

The candidate will design, develop, document, test and debug applications software and systems that require low level control processing (Interrupts, Timers Digital I/O and serial communication protocols) for electronic, electro-mechanical, or electro-optic equipment. They will develop embedded software for use on real-time and near real-time operating systems and processors including networking and radio systems. Requires basic knowledge of reading schematics of complex electronic assemblies. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met. 


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree and two (2) years of experience; four (4) years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree. 

Required Clearance:

  • Interim Secret Security Clearance is required to begin employment; Secret Security Clearance is required to maintain employment.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with an object-oriented language (C#, Java, C++, etc.)
  • Experience with Atlassian tools (Jira, Bitbucket, etc.)
  • Experience with software development tools - code editors, debuggers, code generators, and test tools
  • Experience with or knowledge of modern software design and methodologies (design patterns, development lifecycle, etc.)
  • Experience with or knowledge of Agile software development
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through skills

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with WPF/MVVM
  • Experience with Java Swing
  • Experience with Spring Framework
  • Experience with Maven
  • Experience with data-driven design
  • Experience with distributed computing

This position requires US citizenship.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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