Software Engineer Senior


Job Requisition: 2303093


Category: IT & Software Development - Software Engineering

Updated: 12 months ago


SAIC is seeking a Software Engineer Senior for the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) PMA-275 Software Support Activity (SSA) for the V-22 Osprey in Patuxent River, Maryland.  

Note: This is a hybrid remote position with approximately 1-2 days onsite at the customer site in Patuxent River, Maryland.


The software engineer will work as part of the PMA-275 government software team responsible for modifying aircraft and ground system software to correct defects, implement new capability, and improve aircraft readiness and maintainability.  As part of the PMA-275 software team, the software engineer will play a crucial role in planning, execution, and completion of all tasking assigned to the software team.


  • Conduct software acquisition tasking in support PMA-275 in the Software Integrated Product Team (IPT).
  • Conduct technical analysis of V-22 avionics systems and software issues affecting fleet operators and maintainers.
  • Coordinate with PMA-275 IPTs and other NAVAIR organizations on technical, cost, and schedule impacts of software changes.  Identify risk and mitigation strategies.
  • Aid in development of Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), including writing statements of work and conducting technical reviews of contractor proposals.
  • Review contractor technical submissions.
  • Provide technical inputs on schedules, integration, and test activities of industry suppliers and other government organizations as it relates to V-22 avionics and ground system software.
  • Participate in SETR design reviews and technical reviews as part of the software development process.
  • Apply knowledge of current avionics development standards including MIL-STD-882E, DO-178C and Design Assurance Levels for mission-critical code.
  • Provide technical briefings and status reporting to Software IPT leadership, senior military officers, and Program leadership at PMA-275.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or similar discipline. Course work completed must include the following foundational computer science disciplines: computer architecture; algorithm design and development; programming languages and methodologies; data structures; and computational logic.
  • Five or more (5+) years of relevant software development experience.
  • Relevant experience must include demonstrated software development experience, including all phases of the software development process/lifecycle (e.g., requirements analysis, design, development, component testing, integration, integration testing, deployment/installation, and sustainment)
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Active Secret clearance


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or similar discipline.
  • Previous experience with avionics, electronic warfare, and survivability systems.

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.
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