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Principal Software Developer

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Job ID: 2217026
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Dec 22, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is currently seeking to hire a Principal Software Developer to support the Product Development team located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Note: candidates must reside or be willing to relocate to Colorado Springs and work onsite with no remote options.

Job Responsibilities:

As a member of this team you will lead and collaborate on software development tasks including technical design and development of cloud-based products. As a Senior Developer, you will provide technical leadership and mentor junior developers on the team (junior does not lead).

  • Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs application software.
  • Conducts analysis and collaborates with subject matter experts in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for information storage, processing, presentation, manipulation, display, or reporting.
  • Analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program, data acquisition, programming techniques and controls


Required Education:

Bachelors degree with fourteen (14) years of software development experience; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.

Required Clearance:

Candidates must have an Active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain Top Secret with CI Poly; US Citizenship required.

Required Skills:

  • At least 5 years’ experience of overall software development
  • Agile SAFe development
  • Desire to lead and collaborate with developers and QA testers
  • Strong diagnostic skills and ability to research, troubleshoot, and determine solutions
  • Ability to author, understand, and translate business-level acceptance criteria into technical designs
  • Strong organizational, time-management, written and communications skills

Desired Skills:

  • 5 years’ experience with C# (website), SQL, and JavaScript
  • 3 years’ experience with SAFe

Technologies we use:

  • C# (website)
  • SQL
  • JavaScript (knockout, React)
  • Apache
  • Electron
  • AWS
  • NUnit and QUnit
  • GitHub
  • Jira (NextGen) & Confluence

Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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 approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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