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Job ID: 2305987
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: May 31, 2023
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Software Engineer Senior to provide support in San Diego, CA.


The StratCap program involves deployment of autonomous unmanned surface vessels (USV’s) to demonstrate an enhanced warfighting capability to disrupt adversary activity in a given maritime region. The program seeks to develop an unmanned, remotely operated, and semi-autonomous USV capable of carrying modular payloads into a contested environment in order to reduce warfighter risk and provide tactical advantage.

The StratCap program is managed by the Unmanned Maritime Systems (UMS) Program Office (PMS-406) within PEO Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), and is supported by NIWC Pacific, Code 564 who provides expertise to the program sponsor in the areas of hardware and software design, development, installation, test and evaluation of various unmanned and autonomous systems.


  • The candidate shall perform software engineering design and development activities to produce reliable, modular, and secure software components for use on the StratCap project.
  • Software engineering activities include the specification, design, development, and review of software modules that function as part of C4ISR systems.
  • The candidate shall be fully knowledgeable of and participate in agile software development process with the Government to define and implement software modules in computer programming languages including Angular, TypeScript, React, Vue, JavaScript, Cesium, Python, C/C++, HTML/CSS, Angular framework, Database, and DDS.
  • The candidate shall capture requirements (for example via generation of user stories), analyze requirements, document requirements, discuss requirements, and build to requirements as part of an agile software development team. The candidate shall place software development artifacts into configuration management using industry standard commercial software such as CM Pro and Git.



  • Bachelor and five (5) years’ experience, Masters and three (3) years’ experience. Preferred degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with a focus on command and control systems.
  • Experience in software engineering and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • Experience in agile software development process.
  • Experience developing controls systems for unmanned surface vehicle.
  • Professional software development experience in programming language, framework, and middleware including but not limited to Typescript, React, Python, C++, Cesium, Angular framework, HTML/CSS, RTI DDS, PostgreSQL, Docker, Kubernetes.
  • Software configuration tracking using GitLab
  • Experience with UCSMDE and UMAA topics as related to RTI DDS
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.
  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. 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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