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SW Engineer Sr Principal

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Job ID: 2218035
Location: HERNDON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 26, 2023
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: TS/SCI with Poly
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 Software Developer, in Herndon, VA (position will relocate to Chantilly in summer 2023), to work closely with customer Program Managers and a small team of software developers to accelerate system and application development. 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. 

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Work within the team to develop new and to enhance existing systems and applications
  • Produce effective and elegant code based algorithms
  • Test and deploy programs and applications
  • Troubleshoot, debug, maintain, and improve existing software
  • Compile and assess user feedback to improve software performance
  • Proactively seek opportunities to use process improvement and re-engineering methodologies to facilitate improvements to team processes



  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Technical degree or 5 years additional experience as a software developer in lieu of degree
  • 5 years of relevant experience as a software developer
  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on Python experience
  • Experience with developing REST APIs with frameworks such as Django, FastAPI
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience of hands-on REACT or other component-based JavaScript frameworks (like Vue or Angular)


  • Experience developing CRUD logic using ORM frameworks or libraries for integration of relational and non-relational databases such as PostgreSQL or Elasticsearch
  • Experience with Redux Toolkit state management
  • Experience with Material UI Framework
  • Experience with unit testing
  • Minimum of 1 year of Docker experience
  •  Experience with  Microservice Architecture Development and Cloud Services
  • Experience with Machine Learning model integration
  • Analytic thinker who works well in a team environment
  •  Experience with agile development tools such as GIT for version control and JIRA for tasking
  • Experience with Terraform infrastructure-as-code
  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Experience with CI/C automation Tools
  • Experience with Kubernetes

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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