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Job ID: 2017223
Location: ALBUQUERQUE, NM, United States
Date Posted: Jan 12, 2021
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: DOE Q
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for an experienced application programmer to join a team working on a strategic project that is focused on development and deployment of legacy application functionality and data into a new external Microsoft Cloud environment.  This software developer will participate in the analysis, documentation, development, implementation of software system requirements that support the business/mission systems needed by the project’s customers.  This position may also participate in the analysis of commercial off the shelf (COTS) software capabilities as they relate to our customers’ requirements and assist with deployment of COTS software and its integration with other software solutions and cloud services where needed. The IT systems are being implemented in external Microsoft Azure and O365 Cloud environments.  The successful candidate will interact with teammates, internal project leadership, members of other teams, and customers to determine needs and requirements, then work both as a team member and individual to translate these needs into custom software solutions that are peer reviewed, tested, verified, and integrated.


Primary duties include:

  • Gather requirements, design, develop and test high-reliability applications, and provide end user support for a number of applications.
  • Interact with developer’s project team members to build software solutions that fit the scoped requirements
  • Manage software application code using version control and problem tracking software expediently and accurately
  • Work effectively in an Agile software development (or adapted Agile) environment
  • Interact closely with customers


Required Skills:

  • BS/BA and at least 5 years of software engineering experience or 11 years’ experience of related IT experience, 5 of which must be software engineering experience
  • Experience with SDLC:  planning, defining, designing, building, testing, and deployment of applications/tools, or data-related products in a production environment.
  • Experience with using package management solutions, code repositories, or CI/CD pipelines.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Q clearance (not required to start)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Angular front-end development, React, or vue.
  • Experience with JavaScript or TypeScript software development.
  • Experience with Java, C#, C++, or another statically typed object-oriented language.
  • Experience with software engineering and/or COTS implementations in Microsoft Azure or O365, or other cloud vendor environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in large complex IT projects.
  • Ability to thrive in a matrixed teaming environment with a strong customer service ethic.
  • Demonstrated ability to review software designs with business owners and ensure alignment of design and development activities with project/customer business requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform requirements gap analysis against out-of-the-box application/system functionality and suggest best practice solutions.
  • Working knowledge of Systems Engineering, ITIL best practices, and Scrum/Agile delivery. 
  • Experience with any of the following:  REST, SOAP, RPC, AJAX, WebSockets, etc.
  • Experience with claim-based authentication – OAUTH
  • Experience with npm, yarn, or another package management solution.
  • Experience with Software Configuration Mgt tools – Ex. - Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt, etc.
  • Scripting experience – Bash, batch, Python, Golang, etc.



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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