WPF Software Developer

Job Type
Contract, C2H (contract-to-hire)
Junior, Senior level

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a WPF Software Engineer to join our team in Huntsville, AL supporting the NSITE team. The Network, System Integration and Test Environment (NSITE) is a Government owned, managed, and developed software suite.  NSITE is used by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Joint Services, and numerous labs in support of continued testing of systems employed for defense of the United States and our Allies.  The NSITE software provides data collection, situational awareness, and analysis capabilities to a wide range of users who benefit from NSITE’s ability to act as an independent third-party truth teller.  The NSITE team has in-depth experience in Tactical Data Links (TDL), Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Test, Enterprise Information Technology, Software and Systems Engineering and Information Assurance. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining the NSITE software application.
  • Work on a small agile development team where success is defined by the ability to understand your path forward, effectively communicate that path, and complete the task inherent to that path in a timely matter.
  • Research advancements in computer science and related fields to help steer the product toward long term success.
  • Communicate with leadership and the customer to ensure a common understanding of requirements.
  • Document your work for the benefit of your teammates, the user, leadership, and posterity.
  • Identify and solve challenging problems by writing performant, clean, and practical code.


Education Requirments:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent and 5 years experience working with Software Design and Development; Additional (6) years' experience can be accepted in lieu of degree (per contract vehicle).

Clearance Requirements:

  • Must possess an active Secret Security clearance or have the ability to obtain one; US Citizenship required.

Required Qualifications

  • Proficient in C#, and in Microsoft .NET
  • Ability to understand, and evaluate WPF/C# code and develop corresponding unit test(s)
  • Ability to obtain WPF Certification within 6 months of hire date. 
  • Ability to design and build an intuitive User Interface (UI)
  • Knowledge of modern software engineering practices, including Agile methodologies
  • Ability to analyze a requirement, generate a design, and produce efficient, robust, and testable software
  • Mastery of computer science fundamentals, independent of a specific language

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in WPF with MVVM patterns
  • Familiarity with WPF based control sets such as DevExpress, Telerik, or Infragistics 
  • Knowledge of tactical and simulation data links (specifically Link 16, JREAP, DIS, VMF, CMF and XML).
  • Currently have an Information Assurance Technical certification (CompTia A+, Net+, or Sec+) or the ability to obtain one

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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 focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

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 $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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