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Associate Software Engineer (JAVA)

Location
East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
29 December 2022
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Job Description:

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

What you will be a part of:

Aviation stakeholders face a greater number of challenges and more complex demands than ever before. At Saab Air Traffic Management (ATM), we continually find new ways to address these challenges and enable safe, predictable, and efficient operations. We go beyond existing solutions, pioneering new ideas and helping to set industry standards.

Saab ATM’s expertise spans operations, surveillance sensors, Air Traffic Control automation, collaborative decision making, and digital towers. Our solutions are trusted by air navigation service providers, airports and airlines at over 100 locations in more than 45 countries. As a global leading partner and provider of proven ATM solutions and services, we transform operations, turning innovative ideas into reality and supporting stakeholders from solution conception through long-term support.

Your Role:

Do you like to work with customers, design new features, implement and test them to make sure they work as you intended?  Would you like to work with a similarly minded group 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 an Associate 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.

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 OSGi, 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

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in computer science, software engineering or related discipline
  • 1+ years of related experience required

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 OSGi, 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

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).

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen, (ii) complete a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, and education and employment verification, and (iii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).

Benefits:

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, 3 weeks personal illness, bereavement, jury duty and disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

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.