Applications Development Team Lead - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


JOB DESCRIPTION: SAIC seeks a driven, innovative Application Development Lead to fill a key position and lead a small team of application developers on a critical IC contract. The Lead will be the POC to oversee all software development across customer platforms and applications currently deployed to production. A qualified candidate is an experienced cloud developer who is able to support our customer in architecting, developing and modernizing applications that fully leverage hybrid clouds. He/she will provide innovative ideas for a variety of customer projects at the forefront of IT modernization and cloud technology adoption. Excellent communication skills are a “must have” when communicating with technical and/or non-technical stakeholders in application development, infrastructure, and security domains. He/she will be able to support a large, complex enterprise program with a “mission first” attitude in an Agile/DevOps environment. He/she will have familiarity developing applications that use containers, microservices, serverless programming, and cloud services.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Help customers architect scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage cloud native services from AWS
  • Provide deep software development knowledge with respect to cloud architecture, design patterns, and programming
  • Define application architectures that provide security, scalability, fault tolerance and optimal performance.
  • Make recommendations to share best-practice knowledge and improve internal processes across the organization.
  • Transform monolithic applications to a more modular, open architecture using Agile development as part of an Agile/DevOps team.
  • Implement DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, continuous integration and automated deployment. 





  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field; equivalent experience is acceptable
  • 10+ years of experience with architecting and building application using cloud native services from AWS
  • 10+ years of experience working in an Agile/DevOps process
  • Strong analytic and problem solving abilities and a strong work ethic with a “can do” attitude
  • Ability to thrive in a team/collaborative environment
  • Ability to function at a fast pace with multiple deadline
  • Strong organizational, time-management, verbal communication, and written communication skills
  • Experience with architecting and developing mission-critical applications operating in production environment in AWS
  • Experience with Java frameworks such as Spring Boot and Hibernate
  • Experience with .NET framework, including .NET Core
  • Experience with Angular, general JavaScript/HTML/CSS and JavaScript Frameworks; experience working with UI/UX designers to finalize and implement their designs
  • Experience developing RESTful and messaging-based services/APIs
  • Experience with SQL databases such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, etc.
  • Experience with Linux and Windows environments