Senior Applications Programmer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Remote Work
District of Columbia
United States


SAIC is seeking an experienced Applications Programmer to provide application maintenance and development for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This position will support ICE’s OCIO in the operations and maintenance of their enforcement systems.

*This position is able to be fully remote.

Responsibilities include: 
·         Devising and modifying applications programs and procedures from detailed specifications to solve complex problems. 
·         Designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents, and maintains those programs.
·         Ability to deliver competent O&M and system enhancement support by executing all phases of applications programming activities.
·         Competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications programming activities.  
·         Work to develop new capabilities and optimize performance.


·         Bachelor's degree or at least 4+ years experience in related field in lieu of degree.
·         Minimum of 5+ years of experience as an Applications Programmer.

Expertise with the following tools/languages:

  • Nodejs, JavaScript, Electron
  • React/SPA 
  • AWS serverless framework (API Gateway, ALB, Lambda, DynamoDB, EventBridge, Kinesis, S3, DMS)

Preferred Skills/Experience: 

  • Java; SQL  - Oracle, PostgreSQL; JSP 
  • App Servers  - Tomcat, WildFly, WebSphere 
  • Frameworks  -Spring, Spring Boot, Struts
  • ORM  - JPA, Hibernate, MyBatis 
  • MQ/JMS  - IBM MQ Series, ActiveMQ 
  • REST concepts; JWT 
  • Testing: JUnit, Selenium, JMeter; Angular
  • DevOps (Jenkins/Cloudbees  - Groovy Jenkinsfile development)
  • Ansible  - Playbook development, Tower management 
  • Hashicorp Terraform and Hashicorp Vault 
  • Certificate management; Jira issue management; Git source code management 

Other beneficial skills/knowledge areas: 
·         Encryption 
·         Authentication mechanisms: OAuth, SAML, AWS Cognito, Kerberos 
·         Linux systems management 
·         Bash scripting 
·         AWS CLI 

Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.