Blockchain Software Engineer

Published May 19, 2023
Location Chantilly, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



Are you a talented and hard-working professional who aspires to shape next generation of solutions within Web 3.0 and distributed ledger technologies?

SAIC is seeking a Blockchain Software Engineer to work within our Office of Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) to develop demonstrable proof of concept solutions for a pre-defined set of use cases. This position not only assists in product/solution development, but also provides advisory/SETA support to our customers and customer groups in implementing blockchain solutions. While software development activities can be performed remotely, due to its critical nature in helping shape next generation solutions and investments, this position is a hybrid position and expected to work out of our offices in Reston, VA or Chantilly, VA for one-two days a week.

The Blockchain Software Engineer is part of a team of high-performing DevSecOps teams within OCTO, whose focus is on delivering modern cloud, DevSecOps, DataOps, and MLOps solutions to its customers in Federal Civilian, DoD, and National Security Sectors.


  • Leads key blockchain initiatives, including end to end designing and deploying of blockchain products and solutions

  • Effectively communicate between developers, managers, and end users

  • Create a repository/library of blockchain engineering capabilities

  • Experiment with cloud native, open-source tools and advise on new tools in order to determine optimal solution given the requirements dictated by the use case

  • Develop and implement design patterns to leverage cloud-computing resources to deploy/ optimize blockchain solutions

  • Develop and implement DevOps in AWS, Azure, and GCP to enable near-real time delivery of data analytics to end consumers

  • Use advanced programming skills in Solidity, Go Lang, Java, Node.JS, or any of the major languages to build software solutions/services, including robust DApps, UX, and Solidity Smart Contracts

  • Write complex Smart Contracts to automate the processes in the workflow in a decentralized environment

  • Develop frameworks, standards & reference material for design and associated products

  • Act as a mentor to junior team members to provide technical advice, apply systems and products to consult and advise on additional efforts across multiple domains spanning broader product development

  • Collaborate with cloud engineering and data science teams to transform data and integrate algorithms and models into highly available, production systems



  • Must be a US Citizen and possess an active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI with poly clearance on the job

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering and nine (9) years or more in related experience. Master's degree in engineering and seven (7) years or more in related experience. In lieu of a degree, four (4) additional years of related experience will be considered.

  • Five (5) or more years of experience as a Computer Programmer, Application Developer

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience related to DevOps

  • At least four (4) years’ experience working with cloud-based solutions, various open-source based frameworks, analytic tools and recognizing their weaknesses


  • Two (2) or more years of experience developing blockchain applications

  • Two (2) years of experience operating in an agile environment

  • Hands-on experience working on platforms such as Ethereum, Hyperledger, and/or R3 Corda

  • Strong knowledge and experience working with different cloud native PaaS solutions in AWS, Azure, and GCP OR Experience deploying the blockchains on Kubernetes Platforms

  • Strong experience with Decentralized Applications

  • Proficiency in one or more of the languages:

  • Solidity, Go, Java, Node.JS

  • Hands-on experience working on any one of the cloud environments and Automation:

  • AWS, Azure, GCP

  • Hands on Automation tools experience using any one of the following:

  • Azure DevOps, Jenkins, Gitlab CI/CD

  • Must also have experience working with any one of the following:

  • Bash shell scripts and ARM templates

  • Amazon Cloud Formation

  • Terraform


  • Experience with a variety of Database technologies:

  • RDBMS, NoSQL, Search, Data Lakes, Time Series, and Distributed Ledgers etc.

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. REQNUMBER: 2217871-2963

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