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Senior Software Engineer

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Job ID: 2111094
Location: DAYTON, OH, United States
Date Posted: Sep 23, 2021
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to support the High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) Integrated Technical Services (HITS) task order contract.

NOTE: This position is 100% remote / work from home / telework / virtual.  This is a virtual position that can be accomplished from anywhere in the continental US. 


  • Team SAIC provides program management and technical support necessary to advance the services, capabilities, infrastructure, and technologies in the HPCMP, Department of Defense (DoD) Supercomputing Resource Centers (DSRC) supercomputing centers.
  • The successful candidate will have experience in designing, developing, documenting, testing and debugging secure application software interface solutions.
  • It is expected that the candidate has sufficient applicable experience with software requirements definition and tracking, coding in different development environments, proficiency in the software development lifecycle, and with the required tools and programming languages.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will perform development and maintenance for infrastructure software packages supporting the DSRC operations; participating in all phases of the software lifecycle from requirements identification through development, deployment, sustainment, and decommissioning. 
  • These activities will be accomplished individually or in small groups, and may require direct interaction with the government customer.


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree 5+ years of experience, or Master’s degree or equivalent years and 3+ years of experience;  Additional experience may be substituted for degree
  • Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain the interim Secret Security clearance to begin working on the contract. Must be able to obtain the full Secret clearance.  SAIC will assist with the process of obtaining the interim Secret clearance for the qualified candidate
  • 3+ years’ experience in Python
  • 2+ years’ experience developing software in Unix/Linux environments
  • Experience with CI/CD tools, databases, and software security
  • Experience deploying and managing open source tools
  • Experience coding in different development environments
  • Experience creating and maintaining application documentation
  • Ability to work remotely and cooperatively with a geographically dispersed team
  • Ability to work without significant oversight, but maintain excellent communication with peers and management staff
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to grasp and explain complex technical matters

Desired Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to develop or write software and/or scripts utilizing languages such as Perl, bash, C/C++, Fortran, Java Script, PHP, etc.   
  • Ability to write or refactor software to facilitate deploying applications to standalone compute resources and as a part of larger complex systems
  • Ability to identify requirements though interaction with customers and users and translate them into a solid software architecture and design
  • Experience working in a research environment
  • Experience with GitLab (as a user and/or administrator)
  • Interest and ability to learn new technical skills including coding languages as needed
  • Experience working with the DoD Secure Application Development STIG
  • Experience administering Linux (RHEL/CentOS/Ubuntu/Debian) systems

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, 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. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.
Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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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