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Embedded Software Engineer

Job ID: 2313554
Location: LAKEHURST, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Nov 1, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Embedded SW Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
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 currently looking for a Senior Software Engineer to support our Unmanned Air System (UAS) Support Equipment (SE) team located in Lakehurst, NJ.  

This position is contingent upon award news expected this Fall 2023.

An active Secret clearance is required.

General Overview:

Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that require low level control processing (Interrupts, Timers Digital I/O and serial communication protocols) for electronic, electro-mechanical, or electro-optic equipment. Develops embedded software for use on real-time and near real-time operating systems and processors including networking and radio systems. Requires basic knowledge of reading schematics of complex electronic assemblies. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met. 



  • Bachelors and 3-5 years or more experience 
  • Software engineer preferably with a degree in either Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science (Electrical Engineering acceptable with strong software skill set)
  • Active Secret clearance is required


  • Experience working on complex embedded real-time systems
  • Experience developing mission critical and/or safety critical software
  • Experience developing software for Windows/.Net and/or Red Hat 
  • Experience in one or more of the following software languages/environments: C, C++, C#, VHDL, PLC Ladder Logic

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.

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