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Electrical/ Computer Engineer Co-Op (Surveillance, Spring 2022, Paid)

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
31 January 2022
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Job Description:

Build your resume experience and enhance your marketability with real-work, hands-on practice! Saab's Surveillance U.S. Division in East Syracuse, NY is in search of motivated, enthusiastic Electrical or Computer Engineering students who are interested in applying their studies to real-world practice through a paid Electrical or Computer Engineering Co-Op/ Internship opportunity for the Spring 2022 semester.

Under the guidance of Senior Engineers, Co-Ops will assist engineering in the design, development and test of various electronic circuit card assemblies. This includes:

  • Design and implementation of basic circuits.

  • Design, implementation, simulation and test of VHDL based Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) firmware.

  • Bench testing of various circuit cards including first article hardware and legacy hardware.

  • Assist in the generation of various artifacts/documentation including circuit board schematics and bills of material.

Skills and Experience:

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

  • Completed Sophomore year or greater at time of hire.

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

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

  • Understanding of basic circuit theory.

  • Understanding of digital logic design.

  • Must be able to read and decipher an electrical schematic.

  • Working knowledge of VHDL.

  • Ability to effectively use MS Word and Excel.

  • Ability to use rudimentary test equipment including Oscilloscopes, Digital Multimeters, and power supplies.

  • Must demonstrate good organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.

  • Willingness and excitement to learn and take on new challenges.

  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills.

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.