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Job ID: 2303611
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Mar 28, 2023
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Software Engineer to support Army Unmanned Systems (UAS) simulations for the Joint Systems Integration Lab (JSIL) in Huntsville, AL.

Position Overview:

This role requires a self-starter who can work within a team to solve problems with other software developers. Candidate will work within the JSIL’s UAS Center of Excellence decomposing requirements from Hardware in the Loop UAS systems and collaborating with teams of subject matter experts to support the Warfighter’s need for solutions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Requirements analysis, design, software development and testing
  • Design and develop simulation software in an agile scrum environment
  • Work with multiple contractors and team partners to continuously deliver value to our customers
  • Candidate will review, verify and validate system specifications and other design-related documentation
  • Support architectural design and analyze customer requirements
  • Software development implementing detailed object-oriented analysis and design
  • Support unit and component test cases for inclusion in the Continuous Integration/Deployment pipeline
  • Work with other teams/team members to resolve technical issues that may arise during development and testing


Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors degree and two (2) years of experience; four years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree.

Required Clearance:

  • Must have an Interim Secret Security Clearance and US Citizenship; must be able to obtain Secret Security Clearance.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with .NET Framework and Visual Studio IDE
  • Object-Oriented Programming and Design (OOP/OOD) experience
  • Working knowledge of agile/ scrum practices and DevSecOps methodology
  • Familiar with STANAG-4586 protocol
  • UAS control software experience preferred
  • Strong background in mathematics and computer science, including experience developing software to defined standards and processes
  • Experience in requirements traceability
  • Strong ability to manage backlogs for software teams 
  • Able to review system and subsystem specifications and interface documentation for completeness, accuracy, and applicability
  • Strong communication skills and must be a self-starter able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • TCP/IP/UDP network communications experience
  • Experience working with Redhat/Linux Operating Systems
  • Experience with distributed simulation, Army tactical systems, 6-DOF (6 Degrees of Freedom), Motion Models, and/or Flight Models

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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