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SW Engineer - Backend Developer

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Job ID: 196465
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 2, 2020
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
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:
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Job Description


SAIC has a contingent opportunity for a Software Engineer to support a Navy contract.   This position is contingent upon contract award and will be located in San Diego, CA.

The Software Engineer will support the design and development of reliable, modular, and secure back-end software components for use on a command and control (C2) platform for autonomous aerial and ocean systems.

Job duties may include:

  • Design, development, and review of software modules for the C2 system.
  • Testing of software modules to validate performance against system requirements.
  • Capture, analysis, documentation of system requirements based on stakeholder expectations.
  • Building software modules to requirements in an agile software development environment.
  • Participating in brainstorming and requirements development meetings.
  • Placing software artifacts into configuration management systems, including but not limited to CM Pro and Git.
  • Providing engineering review and guidance to Jr team members
  • Active participation in team brainstorming and technical review meetings



  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other relevant major
At least 3 years of experience with:
  • Object-oriented programming and in-depth knowledge of modern programming languages like C++ and Python
  • Designing infrastructure and supporting applications in a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) environment
  • Experience with concurrency and multi-threading environments
  • Design and building infrastructure for a flexible, scalable system
Experience with the following is desired
  • Familiarity with publish/subscribe architecture, handling real-time data streams (ideally familiar with Data Distribution Service (DDS)
  • Linux operating system (i.e. CentOS, RedHat, Ubuntu) and familiarity with the Linux command line
  • Version control software and tools such as Git and JIRA
  • Relational Databases and SQL (MySQL). (Relational database design and database performance optimizations)
  • Jenkins, working with continuous integration and delivery pipelines
  • Architecting and automating build processes, working with continuous integration and delivery pipelines (Jenkins)
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:   Must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance

Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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