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Software Engineer

Job ID: 2402989
Location: LAKEHURST, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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 Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment (ALRE) Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) team located in Lakehurst, NJ.  

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 degree preferably in either Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science (Electrical Engineering acceptable with strong software skill set)
  • 5 years MINIMUM, 7 years preferred of experience as a Software engineer 
  • Experience with Software Quality Assurance (SQA) through development life cycle
  • 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

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 focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

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 $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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