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Applications Development Team Lead

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Job ID: 201923
Location: HERNDON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Solutions Archt
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


JOB DESCRIPTION: SAIC seeks a driven, innovative Application Development Lead to fill a key position and lead a small team of application developers on a critical IC contract. The Lead will be the POC to oversee all software development across customer platforms and applications currently deployed to production. A qualified candidate is an experienced cloud developer who is able to support our customer in architecting, developing and modernizing applications that fully leverage hybrid clouds. He/she will provide innovative ideas for a variety of customer projects at the forefront of IT modernization and cloud technology adoption. Excellent communication skills are a “must have” when communicating with technical and/or non-technical stakeholders in application development, infrastructure, and security domains. He/she will be able to support a large, complex enterprise program with a “mission first” attitude in an Agile/DevOps environment. He/she will have familiarity developing applications that use containers, microservices, serverless programming, and cloud services.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Help customers architect scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage cloud native services from AWS
  • Provide deep software development knowledge with respect to cloud architecture, design patterns, and programming
  • Define application architectures that provide security, scalability, fault tolerance and optimal performance.
  • Make recommendations to share best-practice knowledge and improve internal processes across the organization.
  • Transform monolithic applications to a more modular, open architecture using Agile development as part of an Agile/DevOps team.
  • Implement DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, continuous integration and automated deployment. 





  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field; equivalent experience is acceptable
  • 10+ years of experience with architecting and building application using cloud native services from AWS
  • 10+ years of experience working in an Agile/DevOps process
  • Strong analytic and problem solving abilities and a strong work ethic with a “can do” attitude
  • Ability to thrive in a team/collaborative environment
  • Ability to function at a fast pace with multiple deadline
  • Strong organizational, time-management, verbal communication, and written communication skills
  • Experience with architecting and developing mission-critical applications operating in production environment in AWS
  • Experience with Java frameworks such as Spring Boot and Hibernate
  • Experience with .NET framework, including .NET Core
  • Experience with Angular, general JavaScript/HTML/CSS and JavaScript Frameworks; experience working with UI/UX designers to finalize and implement their designs
  • Experience developing RESTful and messaging-based services/APIs
  • Experience with SQL databases such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, etc.
  • Experience with Linux and Windows environments


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 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 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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