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Software Engineering Project Lead

Job ID: 2402258
Location: WARREN, MI, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
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: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an experienced Software Engineering Project Lead to work as part of an integrated industry-government team working to design, develop, demonstrate, and sustain embedded software systems. 

This position will require the candidate to be on-site at the US Army Ground Vehicle System Center (GVSC) in Warren, MI several days per week in a hybrid work environment.

Job Description:

  • Lead a project team by providing guidance, leadership and actively working with a team of diversified engineers and technicians.
  • Plan and manage a project, following project management & system engineering practices, consistent with defined organizational standards 
  • Interface with Program Managers, System Architects, Software Engineers and engineers from other organizations to develop and sustain software for Army Ground Vehicle Systems
  • Support efforts in design, development, execution and sustainment of vehicle embedded software systems pertaining to system integration for Army Ground Systems
  • Develop program plans, documentation, scope, resource needs, schedules, budgets, and milestones necessary for the overall planning and execution of the assigned project.
  • Manage risk at a project level.
  • Develop, review, evaluate and make recommendations concerning acquisition documents, priorities, schedules, cost estimates, budgets, milestones and other program matters for the software items.
  • Act as primary point of contact for project customers, industry partners, and project management team.
  • Work with software engineers, developers, architects, and testers to ensure successful software implementation.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum 14 years of software development experience with at least 3 years of experience  leading software development team
  • Strong Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to apply program management, project management, risk management, and value management techniques and principles to determine and optimize cost, schedule, and performance parameters from development to fielding for software products 
  • Strong understanding of software development life cycle processes
  • Experience working in Agile development environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 

Clearance Requirement

  • Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance; Interim Secret required prior to start

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.

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