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UAS Software Engineer

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Job ID: 2306393
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 1, 2023
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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 motivated and ambitious Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Software Engineer to join the Software, Simulation, Systems Engineering and Integration Directorate (S3I) Joint Technology Center – Systems Integration Lab (JSIL) Tech Center located on Redstone Arsenal/Huntsville, AL.


  • Work within an agile environment to design, write, and test Object Oriented software (SW) components/applications through the entire SW lifecycle
  • Work with system integrators, network engineers, and project managers to create software applications
  • Work within an agile scrum development model producing software applications and installation scripts on a biweekly basis
  • Identify and investigate solutions to technical problems/needs of moderate scope and complexity where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors
  • Develop software tools and applications based on system level requirements in C++, C#, Bash, PowerShell, python, or Java based on the individual system needs
  • Develop engineering technical material including but not limited to System Decryption Documents, Installation Guides, and Interface Control Documents
  • Participate in peer reviews of requirements, design, test strategies and implementation
  • Use scripting languages to produce software installers and configure operating system settings in Bash, PowerShell, Java, and Python
  • Develop engineering technical material including but not limited to System Decryption Documents, Installation Guides, and Interface Control Documents.



  • BS degree and five (5) years of experience; four (4) of experience accepted in lieu of degree


  • Experience with C++, C#, or Java software development, peer code review, or software test
  • Solid understanding of OOP, basic Data Structures, and basic Algorithms
  • Experience with Atlassian workflow management software or similar Agile SW development
  • Experience with technical documentation writing


  • Must have an active Interim to start, with ability to obtain a SECRET security clearance


  • Understanding of computing system architectures and virtual machines
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Bash, and PowerShell
  • Experience with Socket Programing, JavaFX, Eclipse, Gradle or Maven
  • Experience with Git and Continual Integration (CI) pipelines
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with static code analysis tools and utilization
  • Experience with database development (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc)

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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