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Co-Op, Software

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
30 September 2022
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Job Description:

Build your resume experience and enhance your marketability with real-work, hands-on practice through a Co-Op opportunity!

Saab Inc. is in search of a motivated, enthusiastic engineering/science (software engineering, computer science) student who would be interested in putting their studies to real-work practice through a Fall Co-op opportunity at our Collamer location in East Syracuse, NY.

As part of the Surveillance group, you would be working with our Software Engineering Team and will actively participate in the software development for aviation data processing systems utilizing web-based technology on a system provided to our customers via a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model.

    Skills and Experience:

    Required Skills:

    • Object-Oriented Design and Programming with Java

    • Some additional software programming experience and ability to read and understand software code

    • Experience working with Unix-based systems (Linux)

    • Ability to systematically evaluate data

    • Must be able to work in a dynamic team environment.

    Desired Skills:

    • Javascript and React library

    • HTML and other web/mobile development technologies would be a plus

    • Relational Database experience (SQL)

    • Familiarity with software version control systems (e.g. Subversion)

    • Good written and verbal communication skills


    • Enrollment in an accredited degree program, with a major in Software Engineering or Computer Science.

    • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better

    • Must have completed Sophomore year or greater

    In addition to a competitive salary, 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, 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).

    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.