SAIC hires new software lead

March 11, 2019 at 11:38 AM

Science Applications International Corp. said today it has hired Bob Ritchie to lead its software practice, effective immediately.

He replaces Kevin Ikeda, who retires this month.

“In this role, Ritchie will be responsible for strategy and investment in software solutions; development, integration, and sustainment of software applications; and migration of legacy code and apps to new environments,” the company said, noting it employs nearly 3,000 software professionals.

Ritchie previously was director of software engineering for Capital One and “helped lead the migration of 400 distributed apps from on-premises to Amazon Web Services,” according to SAIC.

Ritchie started his career as a tech lead for SAIC.