Join our Talent Network >

Principal Software Engineer

Job ID: 2400303
Location: STERLING, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
Benefits: Click here

Share: mail

Job Description


SAIC is currently seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Principal Software Engineer  to join our team in Sterling, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with SAIC Federal Systems. 

*Onsite as needed* 

Day to day activities:

  • Active member of the agile software development team participating in all Program Increment and Sprint ceremonies.
  • Design and develop .Net applications including middleware applications, user interface applications (java script framework), and web services applications
  • Develop and integrate with PostgreSQL server databases
  • Develop software design documentation which may include design diagrams, data flow diagrams, software module descriptions, etc. 
  • Use Integrated Development Environment (IDE) tools to include Microsoft Visual Studio and GIT
  • Manage software testing activities to include data setup, defect troubleshooting and resolution
  • Provide Tier 3 / 4 engineering support, as needed, for solutions deployed to production



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a directly related field (4 years' experience may be considered in lieu of degree)
  • 9+ years of experience in software development/engineering
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a DHS Public Trust
  • Middleware and User interface driven applications
  • Web Services development 
  • Excellent troubleshooting and solution skills
  • Ability to work in team environments across a diverse set of projects with multiple stakeholders


  • Exception handling integration with hardware devices and vend SKS
  • PowerShell, Python or Bash
  • Docker and Linux experience 
  • AWS experience 
  • Agile development 

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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.

Share: mail

Similar Jobs

Lead Full Stack Developer

STERLING, VA, United States

.Net Software Engineer Principal

STERLING, VA, United States

Principal Software Engineer

STERLING, VA, United States

Are you an SAIC Employee?

Please apply through the internal career site here >