Software Engineer Associate

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Cookeville, TN, USA
  • Sep 20, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is seeking Computer Science/engineering graduates to join our team as a software engineers.  This is your opportunity have a rewarding career participating, learning and developing an invaluable skillset in the technology industry, while providing meaningful contributions to our DoD customers. You must be a hard-working, sharp individual with a passion for software development, a positive attitude, and an intense desire to learn. As a Developer, your primary responsibilities will include:
•    Design, develop, code, test, debug, document and install programs
•    Prepare program specifications and diagrams, and develops logic flowcharts
•    Develop programs in languages, Tools and Databases such as Java, Java Script, PHP, SQL Server
•    Understand business, technical, and program requirements
•    Assist in the creation and general system design and technical specifications for new/replacement systems, taking into consideration computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and desired results
•    Apply coding and analytical skills in all phases of the system life cycle
•    Supply time estimates related to programming efforts
•    Develop application program logic from customer-defined specifications
•    Test, debug, support and maintain application programs for customers in a variety of business areas and environments
•    Perform additional duties as required


Must be able to obtain secret clearance.  US Citizenship requried.

Required Qualifications 
•    Bachelors in Computer Science or Computer Engineering 
•    0 - 3  years of experience 
•    Knowledge of and experienced in one or more programming languages (Java, Java Script, .NET, PHP, SQL Server)
•    Experience with PHP and Java frameworks, Sencha EXTJS JavaScript framework is a plus.
•    JQuery, HTML, Hibernate experience a plus
•    SQL – scripting, writing queries, basic knowledge and familiarity 
•    TFS and/or Jira/Confluence knowledge and use
•    Knowledge of software design and implementation
•    Knowledge of relational database principles and/or experience in database design, ability to create simple and complex queries
•    Familiarity with Agile Software Development lifecycle 
•    Ability to explain complex technical terms and systems to others
•    Participate in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement in process and standards for the entire team
•    Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Highly collaborative and able to give/receive critical feedback
•    Ability to learn new applications quickly
•    Solid ability to take ownership and initiative
•    Understanding of test methodology, QA process and the SDLC, understanding of how QA is performed within such a project is a plus

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.
Target salary range: $50,001 - $75,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.