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SAIC Combat Vehicle Embedded Software Engineer in STERLING HEIGHTS, Michigan


SAIC is looking for a Military Combat Vehicle Embedded Software Lead to join our team in Warren, Michigan !

This is an opportunity to join a fast paced program with SAIC’s U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command - Ground Vehicle Systems Center engineering group located in Warren, MI.

As Software Lead you will apply your knowledge and skills to lead a technically advanced software team in the development of embedded military vehicle system software.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide technical guidance and direction for the software team in the development of software requirements, design, code, test procedures to ensure a high-quality software release.

  • Establish and maintain Software Development Plan (SDP) as well as the software development environment and branch strategies.

  • Ensure all software engineering activities are carried out in a managed, controlled, efficient and effective manner consistent with the established organizational processes.

  • Develop resource estimates in regards to manpower, schedule, cost and scope.

  • Establish work assignments for individual engineers and collect completion statuses.

  • Manage software engineering execution throughout the project lifecycle via the use of project metrics, risk management, structured decisions and project status reports.



  • Ten (10) years of experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar engineering degree. High School diploma and fourteen (14) years of experience.

  • Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. citizenship is required.

  • Experience with Software Programming Languages such as C++, C#, C, etc. and the development of build scripts for software releases.

  • Experience with developing and managing software estimates, schedules, and software baselines.

  • Experience with leading embedded software engineering teams throughout an engineering lifecycle.

  • Ability to communicate clearly in both written and oral form


  • Experience with military ground vehicle system and hardware code desired


  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

Desired Qualifications


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 saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability