Software Engineer Lead Job - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

Software Engineer Lead (Job Number:441675)


SAIC is seeking a Software Engineer Lead on the OMES II contract at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in support of the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) The position is located in Lanham, MD.

The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) next-generation operational Earth observation program that acquires and distributes global environmental data primarily from multiple polar-orbiting satellites. The program plays a critical role to NOAA’s mission to understand and predict changes in weather, climate, oceans and coasts, and the space environment, which support the Nation’s economy and protect lives and property.

The candidate shall assist in the oversight of the JAVA development and maintenance activities for Planning and Scheduling systems of the Satellite command, control and communications subsystem. This is not a hands-on development effort, rather the candidate shall provide supervision to development activities, ensuring that designed and implemented functionality aligns with operational needs. The candidate shall provide supervision to development and test activities, to ensure that verification efforts are sufficient to determine the effectiveness of development efforts.


-Bachelors’ Degree and 9+ years of related experience.
-Strong software development background.
-Basic understanding of System Engineering principals:
- Concepts of Operation
• Requirements
• Architecture
• Risk Management
• Design
-Strong communications skills.

-Development background with Java as the primary development language.
-Strong leadership role experience.
-Practical experience with satellite operations. This can be in the form of developing software for an operational environment or conduction mission operations activities related to planning and scheduling.
-Knowledge of the NASA processes and standards.
-General knowledge of satellite communications and planning and scheduling.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC's approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Nov 4, 2018, 4:13:51 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-LANHAM
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time