Mid-Level Computer Programmer - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

Atlantic City Int'l Airport
New Jersey
United States


SAIC is seeking COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS/SCIENTISTS for its civil aviation concept exploration and aviation simulation programs. These include current job opportunities, and proposed positions in the planning stage. Positions require BA/BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math or Data Science, working in mostly a Linux environment. Software skills required vary by the different open positions and include:  C++, Java, Javascript, Scripting Languages (sh, bash, Tcl, python), HTML, C#, Linux and Windows. Experience with User Interface concepts and design is a plus.
RESPONSIBILITIES:  Candidates will work on SAIC's civil aviation programs supporting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). As part of a team, the candidate will design and develop software used in simulation labs of aviation systems including Air Traffic Control (ATC) systems, Traffic Flow Management Systems, and conduct simulations with air traffic and weather data. Candidates will develop software for processing data and integrating prototype systems for research and development (R&D) or analysis projects.

Actual job openings and planned job positions include software development of data and user interfaces, and the ability to evaluate system interfaces and functionality.  Candidates must have good verbal and written communication skills, be self-managing, and work well in both group and individual assignments.  
Duties will include, but are not limited to:
•         Support the design of new software, generate new code, and correct, convert, and/or modify existing code to meet specifications.
•         Modify, troubleshoot and enhance functionality and performance of existing software. 
•         Develop software used for interfacing and testing systems.
LOCATION: SAIC's Southern NJ simulation groups support the FAA's R&D and Test facility in Pomona, NJ. The facility and job location is 14 miles west of Atlantic City, and adjacent to the Atlantic City International Airport. Full-time position, no temporary contract workers. No travel is expected.



      (1)  Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Info Systems
      (2)  Requires 5 to 11 years' of programming experience  
      (3)  Linux or Unix - minimum 3 years
      (4)  Candidate must know either OOP: Java or C++ 
      (5)  Programming in at least 2 of the following domains:  
1.         Real-time processing systems, Air Traffic Control/ Air Traffic Management Systems, weather systems
2.         Demonstrate a mastery of at least one of these OOP Java or C++.  
3.         Javascript,  Scripting languages 
4.         HTML/HTML5, Windows/C# , Scripting languages
The positions involve other topics, some of which will be learned on the job. 
It is a Plus but not required to know the following:
●         Programming of software interfaces with data conversion, test tools, User interface
●         Python, Tcl, bash, sh/tsh, OpenGL

●         Data Science

US Citizenship required with the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are 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 and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.