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Java Software Engineer

Company: SAIC
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID:


Date Posted: 2021-11-16
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Systems Engr
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

SAIC is hiring a Principal Software Engineer to join our team in Alexandria, VA.

Note: This position will primarily be a Remote / Virtual / Work from home position and will require occasional on-site at the Mark Center (Alexandria, VA). - - Preferred home of record near Alexandria, VA -or willing to relocate to the area for periodic onsite visits.

SAIC is seeking a forward-thinking, hands-on Software Engineer to join our team as we continue to provide innovative web solutions to our customer.


The successful candidate will be an experienced developer who is able to serve our customer in architecting, developing, and modernizing applications.

Candidate is expected to have a complete understanding of software engineering principles, theories, and concepts.

Activities may include concept of operations formulation, requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, system & op. performance analysis, Lifecycle cost analysis & estimation, decision analysis and physical configuration analysis (PCA).

Candidate must be able to provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.

Requires the ability to understand customer problems, quickly learn new tools and technologies, and work both independently and as part of a team of developers and functional experts to rapidly deliver customer solutions.

Candidate must demonstrate the ability to meet objectives using good judgment and techniques for obtaining solutions while working under general direction.

Candidate will represent the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects, which may require direct communication with customers.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and 12+ years of experience in development or a related field; OR Masters degree and 10+ years of experience in development or a related field

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 Security clearance. - SAIC will assist with the process of obtaining the interim Secret clearance for the qualified candidate.

Strong in either Java, and have secondary experience in other technologies/languages such as -JSP, JavaScript, etc

Strong understanding of Object Oriented Design

Experience working in an Agile/DevOps process

Strong analytic and problem solving abilities and a strong work ethic with the ability to thrive in a team/collaborative environment

Experience with architecting and building applications

Demonstrated experience with complex SQL queries

Working knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle

Desired (but not required):

Working with application servers such as WebLogic, Wildfly, Tomcat, etc.

Experience with Java frameworks.

Familiarity with client side JavaScript APIs like AngularJS, JQuery, and Bootstrap

Experience developing/customizing web applications using HTML, CSS, and MSSQL

Experience writing code using secure coding practices

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be 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. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over 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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