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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Digital Engineer

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 14 September 2024

Job Description:

Saab, Inc.'s Surveillance U.S. division is seeking a Digital Engineer to support multiple product development efforts. You will have the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology, to make an immediate impact on real systems utilized domestically and globally. You will be empowered to work collaboratively with a team of talented engineers and support Saab, Inc. Vision: It's a Human Right to Feel Safe.

Other opportunities include:

  • Design and Implement FPGA-based communication and digital signal processing algorithms.

  • Selecting methods and techniques for implementing said solutions in leading edge FPGA/SoC devices with high bandwidth memories, and multi-gigabit high speed communication interfaces.

  • Development of advanced digital signal processing algorithms for radar applications.

  • Hands-on work with full scale radar systems.

This position will be located in Syracuse, NY with the potential of a hybrid schedule of 3 days in the office 2 days remote.

What makes Saab, Inc. unique? Our Culture! It is critical to everything we do here and drives how we treat one another, how we serve our customers and is the foundation for every product and solution we deliver.

Compensation Range: $75,800- $94,800

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:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or related discipline

  • 3+ years of experience preferred

  • Ability to read, understand, and evaluate schematics

  • Experience with FPGA devices (e.g. Intel/Altera, Xilinx)

  • Skilled in VHDL

  • Skilled with design simulation with tools like ModelSim/QuestaSim.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Skilled with Intel FPGA toolset (Quartus, Platform Designer, DSB Builder, etc).

  • Skilled with Matlab/Simulink

  • Experience with SoC devices

  • Experience with Digital Signal Processing applications

  • Experience with issue and project tracking tools (eg. Atlassian JIRA)

  • Must hold or be able to obtain US DoD SECRET security clearance

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.


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, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

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.