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Senior Software Engineer (Product Maintenance Service)

Job ID: 208628
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Jun 30, 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: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking Senior Software Engineers to support the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS) in its efforts to protect North America, by performing a variety of operations, maintenance, and sustainment tasks at customer and field locations 24/7. This position is contingent upon award of contract.


The NISSC II effort establishes requirements for OM&S that support classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS), Peterson Air Force Base (PAFB), Colorado; Offutt AFB (OAFB), Nebraska; Vandenberg AFB (VAFB), California; and other sites, worldwide.  This specific position will have a place of performance in Colorado Springs.


The qualified candidate’s duties range from on-the ground technician support to management of technical teams overseeing the hardware engineering teams. Must conduct technical analysis of product implementations, modifications and enhancements IAW specific customer specifications, troubleshoot technical problems and issues, determines technical solution IAW product and customer specifications, and recommend courses of actions to customer representatives. Assess product needs IAW customer specifications.

Specific duties, may include, but not be limited to:
  • Performing software engineering as part of a cross functional agile team (CFAT) of nominally 6 people

  • Using a Test-Driven Development (TDD) philosophy, he/she will create and update software in C++, Java, scripts, and other languages on occasion to implement required changes to the programs that comprise the NISSC II software baseline using a Software Factory development environment

  • Target applications exist in both Windows and Unix/Linux based environments

  • Will take daily tasking direction from a Scrum Master, and works with cyber, systems, test and other engineering professionals on nominally 3-month increment/2 week coding sprints to deliver no-fail mission software to the integration environment

  • Support testing of software products in a controlled environment

  • Write and execute scripts to support unit and system level testing.

  • Works with the customer to sell off requirements in a formal environment


Technical Skills and Background Experience Requirements:
  • Secret clearance required, with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI

  • May be required to meet DoD 8570 certification eligibility requirements within the first 3 months of employment depending on specific duties

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and three (3) years or more experience.  Six years of experience, or four years’ experience and an associate’s degree, can substitute for a bachelor’s degree

  • 2 years of general software engineering experience in a high-level language

  • 1 years of Object Oriented Design

Desired Skills: 

  • Domain knowledge in Missile Warning or Missile Defense

  • C++ and Java experience

  • Agile development (Scrum or Kanban) experience

  • Experience in automated test development environments or Test Driven Development methodology

  • Secure coding experience/Static Code analysis resolution

  • Algorithm/Mathematics background/coursework

  • Basic network design/understanding

  • Familiarity with military customs and courtesies


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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