Associate Systems Engineer for Airport Safety
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 challenge – 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, Inc., 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, Inc.'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.
Do you like to work with customers, design new features, watch them become reality, then be able to integrate and test them and 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, Inc. currently has a need for an entry level Systems Engineer in our Syracuse, NY office.
Within the engineering team you will focus on providing products and services designed to assist airlines and airports operate more efficiently by leveraging the benefits of the Aerobahn product suite and collaborative decision making (CDM) platform. You will actively participate in the software development process for aviation data processing systems utilizing web-based technology on the products delivered as part of the Aerobahn product Suite provided to our customers either as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model or a Turn-key solution. We are looking for a Systems Engineer with an interest in all aspects of system engineering such as requirements acquisition, requirements development, data analysis and algorithm development.
Responsibilities and learning opportunities include:
Developing system designs and algorithm designs using system analysis and modeling methodologies
Working with customers to understand their concept of operations in order to develop customer requirements and new feature ideas
Interacting with internal or external customers on specific technical issues
Generating system requirements based on customer requirements and concepts of operation
Conducting and supporting system integration in a laboratory environment and an operational environment
Performing system and data analysis and propose solutions to customer problems
Generating detailed system/software requirements specifying what needs to be implemented
Generating and investigating problem reports
Participating in technical reviews and status meetings
Working in accordance with Saab standard operating procedures
At Saab, Inc. you will have the opportunity to make a direct impact on state-of-the-art products that save lives and reduce the aviation industry’s impact on the environment. You will work closely with a cross-functional team of engineers to ensure that products used for Air Traffic Surveillance meet their requirements and intended use. You will also work with world-class engineers in an environment that fosters professional development, collaboration, and support at all levels.
Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in an engineering discipline, Physics, or Mathematics
Comfortable working with customers in a collaborative environment
Familiarity with Microsoft Excel
Ability to organize and categorize information
Ability to translate abstract ideas clearly and succinctly into the written word
Ability to understand and converse intelligibly on detailed technical concepts
Understanding of the fundamentals of statistical data analysis
Comfortable writing detailed explanations of data analysis and proposed designs
Ability to manage a dynamic workload in a fast-paced environment
Experience utilizing presentation skills to effectively communicate in a group environment
Familiarity with Linux, and real-time operating systems
Familiarity with TCP/IP networking and protocols
Familiarity with JIRA, Subversion
Ability to write analysis software and/or scripts, particularly in Java, Java Script, Python
Familiarity with Microsoft Visio or similar general-purpose graphical design tools
To be successful, you should:
Be self-motivated, energetic, inquisitive, well-organized, flexible, and thorough
Display well-developed problem-solving and analytical skills
Possess high standards of quality and attention to detail
Demonstrate clear, concise, and correct written and oral communication, including grammar, spelling, and composition
Demonstrate multitasking and time management skills
Strong Teamwork and Communication Skills
Be willing and excited to learn and take on new challenges.
Interface respectfully with co-workers, customers, vendors, and subcontractors
Understand the need for control and repeatability and act accordingly
Understand and manage risk proactively
- Handle responsibility well
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).
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
Employee assistance programs
Employee stock purchase program with employer match
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.