Join our Talent Network >

Software Engineer Working Lead

Job ID: 2110788
Location: KIRTLAND AFB, NM, United States
Date Posted: Jul 26, 2021
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
Benefits: Click here

Share: mail

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Software Engineer Working Lead to support the Space and Missile Systems Center Advanced Systems & Development Directorate (SMC/AD). The SEWL is a contributing member and leader of a functional team within Engineering, working closely with other mission and engineering teams to accomplish product-development goals. The SEWL has strong input into functional process improvements in the department, and is responsible for the output of software engineers and developers supporting pre-and post-launch satellite systems at a high ops tempo. This position is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Primary duties include:
  • Makes critical contributions in design and development efforts for releases and sustaining improvements of existing software
  • Contributes to multiple missions and provides technical and architectural guidance to the team
  • Applies software engineering principles to design software specifications for Service Oriented Architecture objects and applications and identifies and drives process improvements
  • Ensures individuals in the team adhere to ISO standards and processes
  • Recommends modifications or improvements to new or existing applications
  • Tests, debugs, and refines software to meet customer requirements
  • Prepares required documentation for both program management and end-users
  • Contributes to performance evaluations, using input from Core Team Leads, Functional Team Leads, and Directors
  • Maintains understanding of current and emerging technologies in his/her primary engineering discipline


Required Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline and 5 years or more of relevant experience; Master’s degree and 3 years or more of relevant experience. Four years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Active Top Secret clearance and ability to obtain and maintain an SCI within 6 months of start date
  • Strong software development and integration background with experience supporting operational systems
  • Experience with real time systems, embedded software, Python and VMware
  • Experience with project management, including schedule and resource oversight for major technical projects
  • Management of maintenance and feature enhancement projects for existing products, including transition to deployment and operations
  • Good understanding of disciplined processes and information and data management
Desired Skills and Experience
  • Systems engineering processes and software architecture experience are a plus
  • Experience with Agile, SAFe, Agile/Scrum and Kanban development methodologies
  • Familiarity with satellite and command and control systems


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.

Share: mail