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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Co-Op, Software Defense Solutions (Summer 2023)

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

Job Description:

Build your resume experience and enhance your marketability with real-work, hands-on practice! Saab Inc.'s Surveillance U.S. Division is in search of motivated, enthusiastic Engineering students who are interested in applying their studies to real-world product development through a paid Co-Op/ Internship opportunity.

Saab, Inc. is currently looking for Summer 2023 (May - August) Software Engineering Co-Ops. Under the guidance of Senior Engineers, you will:

  • Actively participate in the software development for Radar systems.

  • Work with senior software engineers to design and develop modular, configurable software that can be used on multiple programs.

  • Participate in internal technical meetings and design reviews.

  • Collaborate with software lead for task planning and scheduling of own activities.

  • Students should be majoring in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering for this discipline.

  • Prior experience in Java or C++ software development, and object-oriented experience is required.

  • Desired experience for the Software Engineer Co-Op: UML modeling tools for illustrating the software design, software development in a Linux environment, utilizing a unit test framework, and Subversion (SVN) for configuration management.

Skills and Experience:

  • Enrollment in an accredited degree program focused in an Engineering or related discipline.

  • Completed sophomore year or greater at time of hire.

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.

  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges.

  • Prior Co-Op experience is preferred, but not required.

In addition to a competitive hourly rate, Saab Inc. offers a sign-on bonus to off-set housing  expenses for Co-ops residing outside the typical office commuting distance.

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.

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.