Sr. Java Developer (Telework) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking a Sr. Java Developer to support the VIBES Engineering Team.


Note:  The role supports the VIBES program located at Aberdeen Proving Grounds and allows for 100% telework for anyone in the continental United States.


Job Duties:

  • Work as part of a team of software engineers, systems administrators, 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 with system engineers, data scientists, and subject matter experts to transform concepts into requirements, and requirements into a structured software design for implementation by the development team.

  • Work in a collaborative agile software engineering team on scrum sprints to integrate software, services, compute, and storage requirements to achieve optimal performance of the system and applications comprising the system.

  • Conduct software development activities on pre-production environments and support the software lifecycle and deployment of the system and the applications and data comprising the system to pre-production and operational environments.

  • Analyze complexity and level of effort of features and capabilities and provides input into the software lifecycle management process.

  • Provide guidelines/best practices and direction to domain architects on business process, application architecture, database management and infrastructure.

  • Operate across organizational groups to drive standardization of common approaches and best practices. The goal is to deliver services based architecture that supports company's business needs using right technology mix.

  • Design and develop new software features

  • Maintain existing code through defect correction and refactoring

  • Participate in technical design

  • Write stored procedures, triggers and update the data model

  • Provide unit tests for all code

  • Conduct code reviews with other developers

  • Follow best practices for software development in a cloud based environment


Required Education and Experience

  • High School Degree and 13 years of experience OR Bachelors from an accredited institute preferably in a Technical Computer Field (preferred concentration in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related technical discipline) and nine (9) years or more experience
  • Active Top Secret clearance. Must be able to obtain SCI within 6 months (Clearance must be listed in JPAS).
  • 5+ years’ experience in Linux (RHEL and CentOS) development environments
  • 5+ years’ experience with Java language, development environment, and tools
  • 3+ years’ experience with Atlassian JIRA for issue/bug tracking
  • 3+ years’ experience with software version control using Atlassian Bitbucket / Git
  • Experience managing development operations (DEVOPS) on Amazon Web Services
  • Experience working with AWS VPC, EC2, RDS, S3, Lambda, and/or CLI
  • Strong experience in web architecture and development using virtual machines and cloud
  • Strong experience in top-down architecture analysis and object-oriented design of complex distributed systems creating functional cohesion, loose coupling, and well-defined interfaces
  • Strong experience in communicating and documenting system requirements, architecture, and design to project stakeholders, developers, testers, and end users
  • Strong self-starter with leadership experience managing software development team
  • Experience working in a collaborative Agile environment
  • Experience with task estimating and planning
  • Must have strong analytic, written, verbal, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Solid understanding of IP network technologies and software tools for performance monitoring and troubleshooting.
  • Strong abilities troubleshooting and tuning distributed environments processing high volume of transactions
  • In depth technical understanding of systems, databases, networking, and computing environments
  • Basic knowledge with DoD Cyber Security auditing, continuous monitoring and analysis
  • Possesses strong analytical skills and have good interpersonal and communications skills in dealing with multiple contractor and government organizations
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently, but also within a team
  • Must be able to learn quickly in a highly technical fast paced environment.

Desired Qualifications