Principal Software Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Upper Marlboro
United States


SAIC is seeking a software engineer in support of a concentrated effort at a large Federal Agency to bring legacy, high priority IT systems up to current and supported operating levels while also addressing critical needs for high availability, fail-over capability, decoupling of highly connected systems, and/or cloud-based solution implementations.

Job Specifications:

·       Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs application software.

·       Conducts analysis and collaborates with subject matter experts in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for information storage, processing, presentation, manipulation, display, or reporting.

·       Provides software development support to translate the enterprise's strategy for legacy system upgrade/migration to the desired future state including support of both the development and execution of a transition plan

·       Interacts at a variety of points within the customer organization and program governance processes to assist in implementation of the established transition plan

·       Supports research and advises on the analysis of alternatives in the determination of upgrade, refactor, or other solution recommendations.

·       Ensures a focus on incorporation of high availability, fail-over capability, decoupling of highly connected systems, and/or cloud-based solution implementations

·       Conducts test driven development in the delivery of high quality code.

·       Coordinates and collaborates with subject matter experts and other architect leads to ensure consistent application of customer mission objectives are met

·       Leveraging domain expertise develops comprehensive understanding of customer requirements and leads the development of a complete solution meeting all technical and functional requirements.

·       Mentors and leads team of junior to mid-level developers to design and develop application software.


·       Working knowledge of object-oriented design and development skills.

·       Experience in designing and developing large scale applications in AWS.

·       Experience with Cloud Implementation, AWS Services, GovCloud, FedRAMP, System Integration capability,

·       Good understanding of AWS RDS, DynamoDB and Redshift.

·       Experience building applications in Java using Spring Framework and Spring Boot.

·       Good understanding of agile methodologies.

·       Experience in building web applications using technologies like React JS or Angular JS.

·       Good understanding of Web Services protocols such as REST, SOAP and API design for extensibility and portability.