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Associate Systems Engineer

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
30 November 2021
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Job Description:

Saab in East Syracuse, NY is currently searching for Associate Systems Engineers to assist in system analysis, modeling and simulation, systems integration and test in the deployment of next-generation solutions for Digital Towers (r-TWR) and Surface Surveillance Systems. These systems consists of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hardware, software and firmware components and incorporate a wide range of integrated technologies: Human Machine Interface, Multilateration, Radar, ADS-B, GPS, video tracking and fusion, and integrating Hi-Definition cameras at Air Traffic Control towers.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work on a cutting edge system that directly impacts the majority of flight operations in the U.S. As an Associate System Engineer on the team, you will have the chance to work hands-on with a diverse group of internal and external team members, spanning numerous disciplines and all experience levels.

Responsibilities and Learning Opportunities:

  • Work independently on routine tasks and with moderate guidance on new or complex tasks

  • Estimate required effort for own tasks

  • Perform simple analysis of basic requirements

  • Perform modeling, simulation and trade studies using appropriate tools and technology

  • Present results/content to internal and external customers

  • Identify appropriate integration and test methods

  • Identify and propose methods to mitigate technical risk

  • Contribute to professional, high-quality documentation

  • Assist in the design and documentation of the system configuration in accordance with the Saab and customer design standards

  • Develop integration plans

  • Assist with the assembly, integration, and Factory Acceptance Test events

  • Assist with the deployment and optimization of the system, resolving technical issues as appropriate

  • Assist with the Site Acceptance Test

  • Develop an understanding of applicable company products and technologies, and intellectual property protection and security procedures

  • Develop planning and organizational skills for individual tasks

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related discipline is required.

  • Prior Co-Op/Internship experience is preferred.

  • An understanding of air traffic control, airline ramp control or airport surveillance is a plus.

  • Ability to specify interfaces including physical characteristics, electrical characteristics and communication protocols.

  • Ability to perform basic data analysis and trade studies.

  • Experience with Microsoft office including Word, Excel, Visio and Power Point are required.

  • Familiarity with integration and test techniques.

  • Experience with MATLAB, and 2D/3D CAD (Autodesk Fusion, Solidworks, etc.) is desirable.

  • The ability and willingness to support all phases of programs from concept development through final acceptance is required. This will often include on-site support for surveys, installation, configuration, integration, optimization and acceptance testing.

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.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a drug screen and background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.

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.