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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Associate Software Engineer

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 30 August 2024

Job Description:

What you will be a part of:

At Saab, Inc., we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

We provide airport surface efficiency systems and are dedicated to creating aviation systems that enable safe, predictable, and efficient operations. We deliver innovative solutions to Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs), airports and airlines at over 100 locations in more than 45 countries. As a global leading partner and provider of proven ATM solutions, we transform operations, turning innovative ideas into reality and supporting stakeholders from solution conception through long-term support.

Your Role:

Do you want to work on a dynamic team of dedicated, enthusiastic employees with a reputation for integrity, quality, excellence, and teamwork?  Then this is the job for you. Saab currently has a need for a Java Software Engineer in our East Syracuse, NY office. 

The Collaborative Decision Making and Efficiency (CDM&E) group within the Surveillance Business Segment focuses on providing products and services designed to assist airlines and airports in operating more efficiently by leveraging the benefits of the Saab Aerobahn product.  You will be working alongside our System Engineering Team and other Software Engineers as they work with our customers to setup, configure and enhance the Saab Aerobahn product to meet their needs.  We are looking for a Software Engineer with an interest in all aspects of the software development lifecycle.

Compensation Range: $69,100-$84,600

The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

Skills and Experience:

Required Skills:

  • Object-Oriented Design and Programming with Java and JavaScript

  • Experience working with Unix-based systems (Linux)

  • Experience with HTML and other web/mobile development technologies

  • Ability to systematically evaluate data

  • Must be able to work in a dynamic team environment.

Desired Skills:

  • Relational Database experience (SQL)

  • Familiarity with Java application frameworks such as SpringBoot and Tomcat

  • Familiarity with Java tools, such as Hibernate and JMS

  • Familiarity with Javascript framework ReactJS

  • Familiarity with software version control systems (e.g. Subversion)

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Recommended Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in computer science, software engineering or related discipline

  • 1+ years of related experience required

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

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 19,000 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 eight 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.