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Job ID: 202702
Location: DAHLGREN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 14, 2020
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Software Developer with C++ and Linux experience to support rapid software development and real-time critical application design in Dahlgren, VA.


By joining SAIC you will be an integral part of the team by developing, updating, and maintaining software associated with modified Naval Fire Control Systems. In your role you will interface with systems engineering and technical personnel to clarify program intent, identify problems, suggest changes, code and develop documented solutions.  

  • Provides software development, modification, production and maintenance of software based gun weapon systems 
  • Derives system requirements from existing systems and sponsors statements of work 
  • Works closely across Software Engineers to develop and test rapid prototype systems using an Agile development method 
  • Supports the development of test procedures to test system functionality and generates software trouble reports 
  • Prepares documentation and supports configuration management guidelines 

Occasional travel to White Sands Missile Range and Yuma Proving Grounds for system demonstrations and tests is required


  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience required
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance or higher
  • Must have six (6) years professional technical experience
  • Four (4) years specialized experience performing computer hardware engineering, software design, coding and compilation of code; computer or software requirements management, computer systems or software integration; and utilizing systems engineering software tools (required)
  • Specialized experience shall also include demonstrated ability to engineer complex systems with integrated software and hardware solutions 
  • Experience related to weapons systems and/or Navy programs and C/C++, LINUX required
  • Ability to work with others in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment to meet established goals and program schedules 
  • Ability to work independently and interface professionally with other government agencies, contractors, and military personnel 
  • Ability to define task details, estimates, and schedules using Microsoft Office products (e.g. Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Word) 
  • Must have the ability to meet the Security Clearance requirements in order to be considered for the position 

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with Qt5


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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