Lead Front End Developer

$165,001 - $175,000 / Year 
Senior level

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a UI Front End Developer with Spring Boot and Microservices experience for a multi-year contract to support the ongoing modernization and maintenance of our customers information systems, using JAVA/JEE.

*Position onsite 1 day a week in Ashburn, VA*

Job Responsibilities

  • Design and implement JEE software applications.
  • Use modern software engineering tools and methodologies, including Eclipse, and Atlassian Products (Jira, Confluence)
  • Work with users in an Agile development approach to understand requirements, then elicit feedback and refine solutions through demonstrations
  • Present the solution at formal and informal design reviews, and document the design according to the Government's system lifecycle methodology



  • BS and 9 years of related experience 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust (Requires U.S. Citizenship)
  • Hands on experience with: 
    • HTML, JavaScript, CSS (required)
    • AWS (EC2, S3, etc.) (required)
    • SQL (required)
    • jQuery, Angular, React
    • JEE Web Tier Technologies (JSP, Servlets, MVC Frameworks)
    • XML
    • Unix, Linux
    • Database Connectivity (JDBC, JPA, Hibernate)
  • 3 years of experience in Single Page Application Development using JavaScript framework (Angular 8+ or ReactJS 5+)
  • 1 + year experience in Java/JEE (required)
  • Experience working with JEE Web Tier Technologies (JSP, Servlets, MVC Frameworks)
  • Experience working with JEE Servers (like Spring boot, Tomcat, WebSphere, etc.)
  • Demonstrated expertise in software engineering practices (e.g., reading/generating software specs, design patterns, continuous integration)
  • Experience in building quick prototypes that demonstrate ideas and potential in a hands-on environment.
  • Experience in developing reusable components, routers, and modules.
  • Experience designing and delivering complex, highly scalable software components.
  • Experience working with users to define requirements and demonstrate solutions.
  • Experience working in an AWS and microservices environment.


  • Experience developing 100% automation unit tests using eclipse is a strong plus
  • Experience deploying and managing applications in a Docker environment a plus
  • Agile development experience is a plus.
  • First-hand experience working with large project teams (working with the Federal Government is a strong plus)

Target salary range: $165,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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