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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Co-Op, Systems

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 30 April 2024

Job Description:

Saab Inc. is currently searching for self-motivated enrolled engineering students to conduct systems integration and implement test methodologies on Web Services technology to support the nation-wide Federal Aviation Administration Enterprise Network Services (FENS) infrastructure transformation program.


This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work on leading-edge technologies to build and deliver a dynamic, highly available and secure information management system for the Next Generation Air Transportation System.  As a Co-Op Systems Engineer on the team, you will have the chance to work with a diverse group of internal and external team members, spanning numerous disciplines and all experience levels.

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.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Participate in design, architecture, planning, support and any other technological duties associated with the Web-Services environment.

  • Perform analysis of messaging / integration requirements and associated hardware requirements to determine solutions and customizations.

  • Configuring ActiveMQ, Solace, WebLogic, K8S from an infrastructure perspective, including performance monitoring, integration functions, delivery status and network management

  • Configuring adaptors from an application connectivity perspective

  • Install, configure, deploy and troubleshoot issues on middleware messaging for applications in a complex, multi-platform environment (z/OS, Linux, Windows); interacts and consults with development teams on technical projects and issues.

Compensation Range: $20-$22/hr

The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

Skills and Experience:

Skill and Experience

  • Enrollment in an accredited degree program, with a major in engineering or computer science

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better

  • US Citizenship Status

  • Must have completed Sophomore year or greater.

Desired Expertise:

  • Knowledge/awareness in either ActiveMQ, Solace Messaging, Oracle WebLogic, and/or K8S Administration

  • Knowledge/awareness in either Oracle AQ, JBOSS Messaging, Open MQ/Open JMS, and/or Django

The successful candidate will:

  • Have the ability to work in a dynamic team environment.

  • Have the ability to learn quickly through instruction, self-study, and practical application.

  • Have strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Be self-motivated, inquisitive, organized, flexible, and thorough.

  • Practice clear, concise, and correct written and oral communication.

  • Possess strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.

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 19,000 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 eight 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.