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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Associate Electrical Engineer

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 30 November 2023

Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Entry Level Electrical Engineer.  The focus of this role is on power systems and power electronics design for a wide “array” of radar systems.  You will have the opportunity to work and learn with talented senior engineers on multi-kW and MW radar systems.  This is a great opportunity if you are passionate about electrical engineering with a strong desire to grow. This role will give you the opportunity to learn and apply yourself. 

This role includes:

  • Being empowered to work collaboratively with a team of talented engineers.

  • Designing of AC and DC power distribution systems for high power radar systems

  • Designing of power converters

  • Hands-on work with full scale radar systems.

  • Assisting in the planning of tasks and collection/reporting of execution metrics

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Electrical Engineering

  • 0-3 years of relevant experience

  • Must possess thorough and proactive communication skills

  • Must possess a solid understanding electrical engineering fundamentals

  • Ability to read, understand, and evaluate schematics

  • Interest in 3-phase and single-phase power systems

  • Interest in kW-level power conversion

  • Must hold or be able to obtain US DoD SECRET security clearance

  • Experience with any of Matlab, Altium Designer, Spice, and or SolidWorks is a plus.

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in seven U.S. locations.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.