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Senior Application Developer

Job ID: 445280
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Jun 28, 2019
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Bus Solutions Eng
Shift: Day Job
Travel: None
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


JOB DESCRIPTION: The Agency is interested in IT Modernization efforts and Reskilling and Workforce Transformation. Reskill and upskill employees impacted by IT modernization efforts, evolve workforce to more 21st Century skillsets and work practices, and enable the workforce to drive successful IT Modernization efforts going forward utilizing in-house talent.


The Senior Application Developer applies advanced knowledge of programming techniques. Develops program specifications for writing and testing programs. Develops, modifies and maintains assigned software according to specifications. Develops test data, performs thorough testing and corrects faulty code to ensure compliance with specifications. Documents programs according to Government standards and procedures. Mentors and leads Junior Developers. Participates in all COTS/ERP software development phases (requirements, analysis, design, develop, test) to support the software implementation of COTS/ERP solutions such as Oracle, SAP or PeopleSoft or other business systems.  Adhering to the agreed upon software development methodology, the Business Solutions Engineer will collaborate with the Database Engineer  and Enterprise Engineer to improve a client's business process through the use of data integration and process improvement by leveraging the product's standard software configuration and developing custom enhancements when necessary. Working within the software development framework, the Business Solutions Engineer will work closely with the client to provide guidance, functional and technical experience and will incorporate knowledge of a client's processes, to deliver scalable design specifications that will satisfy a client's business requirement. With the use of proven development standards and enterprise approved engineering methodologies, the Business Solutions Engineer develops the documented design and will test the solution to ensure software changes do not negatively impact the existing software environment. Responsible for performing complex program assignments in analyzing, defining, coding in the design, and implementing cost effective information technology solutions.



Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and review operator and control instructions.
  • Prepares and conducts system and programming tests requiring interfacing of hardware and software.
  • Conducts system programming activities such as program language codes, processing routines and report generators.
  • Develops flow charts and diagrams outlining process and steps in operation; prepares documentation of program development, conducts program test and makes modification to code as needed.
  • May analyze system capabilities to resolve input/output problems.


REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and ten (10) years of relevant experience, five (5) of which must be specialized. Advanced degree is preferred. Specialized experience includes: technical leadership of Systems Programmers/Analyst and the use of structure analysis, design, methodologies and/or design tools in the development and implementation of computer-based systems.


  • Performed software development using agile, waterfall, and hybrid agile/waterfall methodologies
  • Experience with many of the following technologies: Angular, JS, Java, .NET, python C#, HTML, XML, Oracle, SQL, Cloud environments, Jira, HP ALM or HP Quality manager, Microsoft TFS

Clearance Requirement:


  • Must be US Citizen with ability to obtain Public Trust.



SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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