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Lead Software Engineer Job

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Lead Software Engineer Job

Lead Software Engineer Job

Date: Sep 5, 2018

Location: Hanahan, SC, US

Company: SAIC

Lead Software Engineer (Job Number:436624)



Are you looking to advance your career with DOD? Would you like to live in a beach community with Palmetto trees and excellent weather? This is an excellent opportunity to advance your career as well as increase your skills and credentials in a fast-paced, demanding and nationally relevant environment. It is a wonderful growth opportunity for senior and mid-level professionals seeking a career growth opportunity while living in a vacation destination.

SAIC is seeking for qualified candidates to work on an exciting project in the Charleston, South Carolina office. The selected candidate will lead a team of engineering professionals performing software engineering in the design, development and delivery of specialized and unique weapon system for a very special customer. A proven background in mission critical systems including mission planning, mission execution and mission analysis is required to lead this team in an integrated and geographically separated engineering team. An agile approach to delivering capabilities required during this 5-year project will be the focus of the software development team and the primary responsibility of the Lead Software Engineer. Experience in weapon systems development and deployment is highly desired and a solid working knowledge and understanding of computer/network security is required.


Leading the Charleston team, performing software design, development and fielding a system to satisfy the customer’s needs as part of a larger integrated multi-contractor team for this large project. This will entail providing the vision, guidance and leadership skills necessary to conceive the initial design, develop system requirements, perform requirements analysis, software engineering, and development of software systems utilizing modern programming languages. A strong software development knowledge in a secure environment is necessary along with a good working knowledge of black box or modular engineering methodologies. This is an important position in a high profile and technically challenging program for which you are responsible for the design, development and delivery a viable solution to the customer. As a leader working in an integrated team environment as well as individually, the successful candidate will be responsible for the proper analysis, development, evolution, implementation, and documentation of the overall system analysis, development and specification by working with other team members to ensure completeness and robustness of the entire system.

Specific duties include:

- Develop, staff and lead engineering and software development teams for program execution
- Provide technical and team leadership to systematically design, develop, prototype, test and deploy a major system and capability to an important customer.
- Work with the Lead Systems Engineer and other teams to ensure proper integration of system and capability to achieve desired effects according to the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).
- Systematically research, analyze, engineer, design and document system architecture and designs
- Develop requirements and specifications for software and then implement them into a fielded capability for the warfighter.
- Develop methodologies and metrics to ensure proper system development and schedule
- Deliver, on time and on budget, a fully integrated system and software capability to achieve the designed functional capabilities.
- Provide thought leadership and day-to-day engineering leadership to development team
- Integrate as a modular component of the larger system-of-systems as well as augment and enhance legacy software systems.


- Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience


- Must be United States citizen
- Must possess a current DoD TS/SCI Clearance
- Must possess an SSBI that is current within the last 5 years
- Must be willing to take and pass a polygraph examination if required


- Proven leadership skills
- Proven software architecture and engineering skills
- Ability to develop software system designs in a team environment
- Proficient in software engineering design process
- Proficient software development skills in one or more coding languages [C/C++, Java, etc.].
- A solid working knowledge and understanding of computer/network security.


- Experience in large system-of- systems design
- Demonstrated successful project development and delivery history
- Working knowledge of modern software development and lifecycle models
- Successful history of design and development of mission critical systems
- Experienced designing, developing, modifying and improving software and associated software systems, primarily using C/C++/C#, JAVA, .NET technologies
- Experienced in developing functionally viable mission critical human- computer interfaces (HCI)
- Working knowledge of DISA ASD STIG and/or development practices for secure software.
- Experience in system development, test and fielding in a secure military environment
- Ability to develop software engineering environments and capabilities tailored to efficiently execute system design, development and fielding


- Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering, physics or a related field and 14+ years of experience.
- Minimum years of applied work experience in software design and development in an agile and team environment.


- Master of Science or higher degree in engineering, Computer Science or related field with 10 or more years of experience.
- Experience in military tactical or strategic systems and engineering of Mission Critical or Weapon systems

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAICs approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see ( My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: May 12, 2018, 8:10:00 AM
Primary Location: United States-SC-HANAHAN
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: Developer, Engineer, Network Security, Software Engineer, Electrical, Technology, Engineering, Security


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