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Senior Software Developer

Job ID: 2117063
Location: REMOTE WORK, AL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is currently seeking to hire a Senior Software Developer to support the Pioneer Program.

Note: this position is 100% remote.

Program information:

Pioneer will be a US AIR Force Air Combat Command (ACC), Special Operations Command (SOCOM), Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), and Air Force Education and Training Command (AAETC) tactical situation (TACSIT) display program. 

Pioneer will provide Commanders, pilots, and sensor operators  a real-time, enterprise-wide capability which fuses together disparate battlefield information into a Common Operating Picture (COP) to support improved decisive decision-making for operators (pilots, sensor operators, mission intelligence coordinators)  and other mission participants.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team of software engineers, systems administrators, SQL/NoSQL database administrators/developers, network engineers and Subject Matter Experts (SME)
  • Perform software engineering including requirements analysis, design, coding, integration, and testing of complex distributed web-based systems for intelligence data processing applications
  • Work in a collaborative Agile scrum software engineering team supported by the Atlassian suite of collaborative software engineering tools. Agile activities include: participation in daily scrums, submitting and reviewing pull requests, story-point estimating, documenting, and reviewing designs and code
  • Build locally React-based application with Java Spring Boot backend and support deployment to pre-production and production environments using Docker containers
  • Conform to team guidelines and best practices at several levels: company policy and practices, Agile, documentation and code style
  • Design and develop new software features
  • Maintain existing code through defect correction and refactoring
  • Provide unit tests for all code
  • Telework is an option for candidates who are able to cite successful teleworking experience


Required Education:

Bachelors degree with nine (9) years or more experience; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree. Degree in a technical computer field such as Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field preferred.

Required Clearance:

Must have an active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain Top Secret security clearance; must be US Citizen.

Required Experience:

  • Proficient in Linux (CentOS preferred) command line and utilities
  • Proficient in Windows-based or Mac-based Java development on IntelliJ IDEA or VS Code or similar
  • Proficient in Atlassian suite (Confluence, Jira, BitBucket)
  • Experience and understanding of deploying with Docker
  • Experience with software estimating
  • Built React modules
  • Believes in writing code with good comments
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Basic knowledge with DoD Cyber Security auditing, continuous monitoring and analysis
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently
  • Must be able to learn quickly in a highly technical fast paced environment

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.
Target salary range: $125,001 - $150,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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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