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SAIC Software Developer in Helena, Montana


SAIC has an opening for a software developer in our Software Innovation Factory. This job can be worked anywhere within the U.S.

This software developer position is responsible for designing and creating attractive, easy to use, high performing mobile apps, responsive websites, and cloud native applications.

The candidate will work independently as part of a small and innovative Agile development team from their home offices to develop mobile apps and cloud-based applications, primarily for federal government customers. Users of these mobile apps span from the nation's public safety first responders to internal company employees. The mobile apps can range from standalone apps to apps serving as a front-end interface to cloud-based data and services on Amazon Web Services, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform.

The candidate should have experience working with the technologies listed below and independently researching, planning, designing, and developing applications using these technologies. They should be comfortable with the challenges of developing and troubleshooting new mobile app features using open source libraries and writing scripts to automate and streamline the development process.

The candidate will work in a modern development environment using Windows and Apple Mac computers, tablets, and smartphones, and open source frameworks. They will manage and maintain configuration control using leading tools such as Atlassian JIRA and Microsoft TFS and interact with team members and customers using Teams, Zoom, Skype, SharePoint, OneDrive, and other collaboration tools.

This is a full-time position. Working hours can be mutually agreed and may accommodate SAIC's 9/80 work schedule when compatible with project schedules.

Learn more about SAIC's Software Innovation Factory at .

Learn about SAIC's Innovation Factory initiative at .


Clearance Requirement:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance as needed

Required skills include proficiency in:

  • Web (HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, JQuery-mobile, CSS3), PHP, AngularJS

  • Java application development

  • Python scripts

  • Graphic user interface (GUI) design and implementation

  • Database

  • MySQL

  • SQLite

  • Workbench

  • Web services

  • RESTful

  • SOAP

Desired skills include experience with:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Google Maps API

  • Unix Development Environment

  • Apache web server

  • Apache Tomcat

  • System Admin Command Line Interface (CLI)

  • Shell scripts

  • Mobile platforms (Android, iOS, Windows)

  • Android Studio, Eclipse IDE

  • Xcode (mobile app development)

  • Apache Cordova platform (mobile app development)

  • Windows Development Environment

  • .NET core

Desired Education and Experience: B.S. Computer Science and two (2) or more (+) years of experience.

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 Contact Us ( 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.

Target salary range: $65,001 - $75,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability