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Software Engineer

Job ID: 2308461
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 17, 2023
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Systems Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Software Engineer to support the Air Base Air Defense (ABAD) Battle Management Command and Control (BMC2) system providing the United States Air Force’s airbases with a networked and resilient air defense capability.  The ABAD BMC2 system provides the local Wing Commander a tactical operational picture aligned with the Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) and Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) theater capabilities while providing point defense with the command and control of organic sensors and effectors. This next generation system shall employ the latest advancements across the technology spectrum to include AI/ML and distributed architectures. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in large, complex system of systems design, development, and integration projects.

This role will require expertise in software (SW) design, development, configuration management, architecture, and large distributed (networked) compute platforms.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide system of system (SoS) engineering and support which will include participation in all technical reviews, design reviews, technical interchange meetings (TIMs), and technical working groups.
  • Develop, review and evaluate engineering change proposals, white papers, interface change requests, design options, design specification changes, interface specifications, and system engineering documents.
  • Perform requirements analysis, maintain data tracing requirements to design, maintain data tracing requirements to test procedures and TRs, and develop metrics for the evaluation algorithms.
  • Conduct code reviews for software changes, perform development testing, develop and maintain unit test procedures, provide code difference reports, and collect required software metrics.
  • Recommend software upgrades or new capabilities, perform root cause analysis of TORs and TRs, develop TORs for discovered problems, and review and identify documentation modifications.


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience


Proven background working in DevOps software development environments with specific experience and knowledge in one or more of the following areas: 

  • Support Software Program Management / Acquisition
  • Agile software development with Scrum or Kanban
  • Multi-Level Security Networks (MLS / MILS)

Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. 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 24,000 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 $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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