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Software Engineer (Job Number:316250)

SAIC is seeking a Software Engineer to develop enhancements to the U.S. Army’s Kiowa Warrior (KW) Systems Integration Laboratory (SIL). The KW SIL has real helicopter equipment that is driven by simulation software. It us used to troubleshoot issues discovered during new development of equipment or problems in fielded aircraft.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Duties involve software development of simulation components on Linux/Windows, modifying existing simulation components currently written in C++, Python scripting.


The successful candidate will have BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: The successful candidate will have 1+ years in the design, development and integration of hardware and software. Successful candidate will have strong Object Oriented C++ skills. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, capable of multi-tasking, and have initiative to attack and solve problems on a small team following agile methods. Successful candidate must possess a SECRET security clearance.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE: Familiarity with Kiowa Warrior avionics, avionics simulation components (EGI, Radios, Intercommunication, Sensors, Weapons, etc), hardware data acquisition (Analog, Discrete, Mil-Std-1553B, RS-422/232, ARINC-429, Ethernet), device drivers, software architecture DODAF, and CMMI all a plus

SAIC Overview:

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy & environment, health and cybersecurity. The company’s approximately 41,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of approximately $10.6 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2012. For more information, visit www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

Primary Location: United States-AL-HUNTSVILLE

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Yes, 10% of the time
Schedule: Full-time

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