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Backend Developer (Senior)

Job ID: 2110621
Location: ALEXANDRIA, VA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 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: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Backend Developer to join our team begin an exciting and challenging career.


The right candidate will bring an interest in applying his or her talents to national and homeland security problems.

The senior developer will use, PL/SQL and Oracle to design, develop, test, maintain data services  and migration  to AWS cloud.  This is a Highly technical position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Solve highly techinal software development issues.
  • Participate in the system architecture design, systems engineering, development, integration testing and validation, and all aspects of the software life-cycle (requirements to design to implementation to test) for a PL/SQL  back  end application involving extensive messaging and transaction processing
  • Responsible for developing and testing PL/SQL  as dictated by project requirement and working with/mentoring junior team members
  • The candidate will be expected to learn and adhere to the continuous integration, automated unit testing and other AGILE practices established within the team using the tools that are currently used by the team
  • The candidate is expected to diagnose and fix issues in existing application components as part of maintenance
  • The candidate will be expected Interface with internal and external clients for Business requirements
  • This candidate will be responsible for migrating complicated Oracle PL/SQL stored procedures to the Amazon PostGreSQL database.



Required Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in a related technical fields (Computer Science, Engineering, etc)
  • Expert SQL developer with 5+ years of strong Oracle PL/SQL and software development experience including designing, programming, and documenting large-scale software systems
  • Ability to write monitoring tools, familiarity with MQ, and KAFKA topics
  • Demonstrated expertise in software engineering practices (e.g., reading/generating software specs, design patterns, continuous integration)
  • Data loading experience or exceptional database knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and creatively to develop innovative solutions to software problems

Prefered Experience and Skills

  • Demonstrated expertise with Java, Java Frameworks (Spring, JMS), Object-Oriented Design and development principles; and Java Application Servers such as WebLogic or Apache Tomcat; and relational databases such as Oracle or DB2 is a plus.
  • Service Oriented Architecture design and development experience
  • AWS PostgreSQL database experience
  • Experience deploying and managing application in Docker environment
  • First-hand experience working with large project teams or working with the Federal Government
  • Prior experience in working with DHS or CBP related data
  • First-hand experience working with large project teams (working with the Federal Government a strong plus)
  • Ability to develop and maintain components with stringent performance requirements
  • Agile development experience a plus

Customer requirements:

  • Clearance - Must have a current CBP BI or be eligible to obtain one.
  • Citizenship - Must be a U.S. Citizen



COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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