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Full Stack Engineer - AWS

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Job ID: 2301371
Location: LANHAM, MD, United States
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a highly motivated AWS Full-Stack Software Developer. In this role, you will be responsible for developing cloud-native AWS software, troubleshooting problems, implementing solutions, and monitoring the effectiveness of the databases. You will be working to build a new cloud-native application within the NOAA native-cloud platform. You will be working in an exciting, fast-paced, agile team to build a project from the ground up. In this role, you will serve as a member of the NASA Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Ground Project, Data Products and Management Services (DPMS) team leading the development and maintenance of the Product Data Quality System (PDQS). Currently we are a remote/hybrid with 1 day in office.

JPSS is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) next-generation operational Earth observation program that acquires and distributes global environmental data primarily from multiple polar-orbiting satellites.  The program plays a critical role to NOAA’s mission to understand and predict changes in weather, climate, oceans and coasts, and the space environment, which support the Nation’s economy and protect lives and property. 

The activities for this work require a qualified full stack engineer with programming expertise to support the software development and maintenance tasks. The candidate must have experience and skill in implementing work projects, closely coordinating technical efforts with other team members and with the customer to maintain alignment of required activities including developing solutions, collaborative development, progress and reporting

Job Duties: 

  • Analyze and dissect system requirements and technical specifications to create and execute cutting edge cloud-native AWS solutions
  • Develop full-stack applications using AWS managed services and TypeScript, JavaScript, Node.js
  • Understanding and experience developing the entire stack – web to db
  • REST API connectivity integration
  • Ability to function in ambiguity and adapt to rapid changes common in early-stage product development.
  • Prepare and produce releases of software components
  • Work with the scrum teams, systems team, and development managers to refine a strategy for releasing components and reducing dependencies
  • Work in a cross-functional teamwork with good communication skills 
  • Be inspirational to the team, proactive, initiative, and innovative


Required Education: 

  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience


Position Requirements:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent degree
  • 5+ years of relevant Cloud experience
  • Microservice development including containerization and API & rest/restful-API
  • Hands-on cloud experience in implementing CI/CD pipeline
  • Workflow engine to process data
  • Agile Development
  • Knowledge of cloud tools used for DE, DevOps and CI/CD.
  • Strong & proven frontend UI development skills with a javascript framework, e.g. Angular, React.js
  • Strong Hands-on experience with infrastructure as code (preferably TerraForm) and Kubernetes
  • Ability to craft well designed testable, efficient scripts – shell scripting, Perl, ANT, Python
  • Strong demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Prior experience with build and deployment automation


Required Skills:

  • AWS Certified DeveloperAWS API Gateway, Microservices, Workflow engine, Gitlab CICD, Kubernetes, Docker, Java, Angular/React.js, Spring Boot, Rest API, shell scripting


Desired Skills: 

  • Maven, JIRA, Launchpad, Github, TerraForm, Agile, Jenkins, EC2, Unix basics and SQL, Splunk, Node.js



  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance. 

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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