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Game Developer

Job ID: 2213139
Location: HERNDON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 7, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. Join our team today as we Bring on Tomorrow! 

SAIC is seeking a Game Developer, in Herndon, VA (position will relocate to Chantilly in mid-late 2023), to work closely with customer Program Managers and a small team of multimedia specialists, operations analysts, and data scientists to solve complex technical challenges. The successful candidate works side-by-side with the other team members comprised of world class Machine Learning Engineers, System Architects, Software Developers, Cloud Engineers, Cyber Engineers, and Multimedia Specialists to lead the customer in developing new technical solutions. 

Do you love tackling some of the most complex challenges? Does solving seemingly impossible technical problems and digging in to find creative solutions fit your professional goals? Let’s design a solution!



  • Set the direction for game design, prioritizing features and partnering with art and production team to continuously improve products
  • Design and develop the user interface architecture with C++, Unreal UMG, and middleware technologies in a way that will enable both game and UX/UI designers through scalable tools and services using best in class code solutions
  • Champion UI performance, stability, and consistency throughout the development of the project



  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Education: Game Design or Technical degree, or 5 years additional experience as a game designer/developer in lieu of degree
  • Three years of related experience
  • Experience working in game development; driven by quality user experience and user interfaces within Unreal Engine 4/5
  • Deep understanding of common user interface concepts for event-driven programming and animation systems
  • Experience designing and developing the user interface architecture with C++, Unreal UMG, and middleware technologies
  • Understanding of how critical the distance from concept to screen is (and strive to reduce the length whenever possible)
  • Experience building programmatic motion and design systems to enable “build once and use anywhere” game development
  • Analytic thinker who works well in a team environment


  • Familiarity with mocap/augemented reality, and localization/ internationalization/ culturalization and accessibility systems

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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