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Software Engineer

Job ID: 2301868
Location: STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, United States
Date Posted: Feb 24, 2023
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC has a contingent opportunity for a Software Engineer to join our team in Sterling Heights, MI and Charleston SC in support of U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicle Systems.  

This position is contingent upon contract award which is expected February/March 2023.  This date is subject to change.

This candidate will be a member of an integrated industry team working to design, develop, demonstrate, and sustain software systems that push the current state of technology and are critical to our national defense. Specifically the Senior Software Engineer will lead a technical team in the design, development, documentation, testing and debugging application software for U.S. military wheeled vehicles.

The successful candidate:

  • Conducts, analyzes and collaborates with subject matter experts in the planning, design, development, and utilization of software
  • Performs hands-on software system development from lab to field application
  • Determines computing system requirements; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops autonomous services, desktop applications, scripts, and utility programs. End product is special use and customized software

As Team Leader:

  • Ensures software standards are met
  • Serves as a Technical Lead contributing to and directing the efforts of development teams, including internal and external team members
  • Provides support with Post Production Software Support (PPSS) planning
  • Develop software requirements to translate stakeholder needs into software requirements





  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Physics, or Math from an accredited college or university. A Master's degree in any of the preceding disciplines may be substituted for one year of general experience.
  • Minimum total of 10 years' experience in the analysis, development and support of computer software for DOD computer automated systems 
  • Minimum of 6 years' experience in the development and analysis of real-time software for DoD computer systems using Ada, C, C++, or Java programming languages
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in object oriented analysis and design
  • Candidate must also have embedded real-time with operating system experience (e.g., VxWorks, RTLinux, etc.)
  • Technical capability in the area of software engineering; knowledge in software architecture modeling and software development.
  • Candidate must also have experience with implementation of CMMI Level 3 processes
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills are needed to handle multiple task/projects and to work independently
  • Effective written and oral communication skills are also required to work with all levels of staff and managers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office



  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain a SECRET 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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