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Real Time Software Developer

Job ID: 2315154
Location: REMOTE WORK, OK, United States
Date Posted: Nov 27, 2023
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Embedded SW Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking Real Time Software Engineers to join our team in Sterling Heights, Michigan. 

This position can be worked 100% Remote


SAIC is hiring a a self-directed and highly experienced technical expert with in-depth knowledge of SocketCAN, C++17, and real-time Linux (Ubuntu). In this role, you will work autonomously to interface with CAN devices using SocketCAN, writing and optimizing thread-safe C++17 code, and seamlessly integrating data into our application state. You will be responsible for making informed decisions, selecting appropriate methods and techniques, and setting technical objectives for your assignments.


Real-Time (RT) Linux:

  • Independently develop and maintain high-quality C++ code for interacting with SocketCAN on RT Linux (Ubuntu) systems.
  • Write and optimize thread-safe C++ code to read and write information through SocketCAN.
  • Integrate SocketCAN data into the application state ensuring a thread-safe integration.
  • Troubleshoot and optimize real-time CAN communication, ensuring high performance and reliability.

Git and GitLab:

  • Proficiency in using Git, including features like rebasing, squashing and resolving merge conflicts.
  • Experience using Open Container Initiative (OCI) compatible containers to perform automated builds.
  • Write clear and informative commit messages that describe the purpose, changes, and tracability of each commit for enhanced codebase understanding and compliance.
  • Create well-documented merge requests, including details on changes, testing, and expected outcomes to facilitate efficient code integration and review.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Stay up-to-date with industry best practices and emerging technologies. 
  • Stay current with emerging trends in SocketCAN, RT Linux, and C++ to ensure the highest level of expertise.


Required Education:

  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; four (4) years of experience is considered in lieu of degree. 


  • Proven track record as an expert in SocketCAN, C++17, and RT Linux (Ubuntu). 
  • Advanced knowledge of multithreading, concurrency, and thread safety in C++.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Linux device files and file I/O operations in real-time environments.
  • Proficiency in real-time Linux concepts and the ability to write thread-safe code for real-time applications.
  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Familiarity with real-time operating systems (RTOS) and embedded systems is advantageous


  • Candidates must have the ability to obtain and maintain full Secret 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 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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