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SW Engineer

Job ID: 212767
Location: COOKEVILLE, TN, United States
Date Posted: May 10, 2021
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description



SAIC is seeking a Computer Science professional to join our team as a software engineer.  This is your opportunity have a rewarding career participating, learning and developing an invaluable skillset in the technology industry, while providing meaningful contributions to our DoD customers. You must be a hard-working, sharp individual with a passion for software development, a positive attitude, and an intense desire to learn.

Note: This role offers temporary work from home/ remote/ virtual work as part of a virtual team due to COVID-19. Telework is available for candidates local to the Cookeville, TN area.


  • Design, develop, code, test, debug, document and install programs.
  • Prepare program specifications and diagrams, and develops logic flowcharts.
  • Develop programs in languages, Tools and Databases such as Java, Java Script, PHP, SQL Server.
  • Understand business, technical, and program requirements.
  • Assist in the creation and general system design and technical specifications for new/replacement systems, taking into consideration computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and desired results.
  • Apply coding and analytical skills in all phases of the system life cycle.
  • Supply time estimates related to programming efforts.
  • Develop application program logic from customer-defined specifications.
  • Test, debug, support and maintain application programs for customers in a variety of business areas and environments.
  • Perform additional duties as required.



  • Bachelors and two (2) years or more experience; Masters and 0 years of related experience.
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.
  • Candidate must possess an Interim Secret clearance to begin work, and be able to obtain or possess a Secret clearance.


  • Knowledge of and experienced in one or more programming languages (Java, Java Script, .NET, PHP, SQL Server).
  • Experience with PHP and Java frameworks, Sencha EXTJS JavaScript framework is a plus.
  • JQuery, HTML, Hibernate experience a plus.
  • SQL – scripting, writing queries, basic knowledge and familiarity.
  • TFS and/or Jira/Confluence knowledge and use.
  • Knowledge of software design and implementation.
  • Knowledge of relational database principles and/or experience in database design, ability to create simple and complex queries.
  • Familiarity with Agile Software Development lifecycle.
  • Ability to explain complex technical terms and systems to others.
  • Participate in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement in process and standards for the entire team.
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly collaborative and able to give/receive critical feedback.
  • Ability to learn new applications quickly.
  • Solid ability to take ownership and initiative.
  • Understanding of test methodology, QA process and the SDLC, understanding of how QA is performed within such a project is a plus.



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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