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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Associate Software Engineer

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

Job Description:

Start your Software Engineer career!

Saab, Inc, is currently recruiting for Associate Software Engineers to work on current programs to develop a common, flexible architecture that is extensible to future programs. You will be an individual contributor as part of a team of engineers developing radar systems. You will have an opportunity to learn and solve the problem space related to radar surveillance systems. As an entry level Software Engineer, it is preferred you work on-site in Syracuse, NY in order to learn and grow your Software Skills. With that said it is a hybrid schedule (3 days working in the office, 2 days working from home).

Job Highlights:

  • Participate in technical meetings and design reviews (both internally and externally)

  • Participate in peer/technical reviews

  • Plan for and participate in system integration.

  • Collaborate with a development team of up to 4-6 developers.

  • Work with the following Software; Kubernetes, C++, Object-Oriented Design and analysis,  SysML, Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE)

Skills and Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering discipline (or similar)

  • 0-3+ years of software development/architecture experience

  • Must have or be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance

  • Desired Experience:

    • Software development in a Linux environment

    • UML modeling tools for software design

    • Developing software for radar applications

    • With CORBA and DDS

    • Using GoogleTest/GoogleMock unit test framework

    • With Klocwork, Coverity and SonarQube code analysis tools

    • Using Subversion (SVN) for configuration management.

    • Using the Atlassian JIRA/Confluence/Crucible tool sets

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.