Skip to content Go to main navigation Go to language selector

Entry Level Systems Engineer

Orlando, Florida, United States of America
Closing date
31 August 2022
Apply for this job!

Job Description:

Join our team as we assist the Marines in revolutionizing their force-on-force training methodology!

Saab, Inc. is seeking an Associate Systems Engineer to support the FoFTS-Next program. As an Associate System Engineer on the team, you will have the chance to work hands-on with a diverse group of internal and external team members, spanning numerous disciplines and all experience levels. This position will contribute to lifecycle Systems Engineering activities for the program.

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) Force-on-Force Training Systems-Next (FoFTS-Next) program will provide the training tools needed to prepare Marines for any contingency, anywhere.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work independently on routine tasks and with moderate guidance on new or complex tasks

  • Perform simple analysis of basic requirements

  • Identify appropriate integration and test methods

  • Identify and propose methods to mitigate technical risk

  • Support the development, test, and integration efforts of the program

  • Present results/content to internal and external customers

  • Develop and maintain appropriate documentation in accordance with Saab processes and customer mandated System Engineering CDRLs

  • Contribute to the development and refinement of system engineering processes as needed

  • Assist with the deployment and optimization of the system, resolving technical issues as appropriate

  • Assist with the required acceptance tests

  • Maintain a Requirements Traceability Matrix throughout the lifecycle of the program

  • Develop an understanding of applicable company products and technologies, and intellectual property protection and security procedures

  • Contribute to professional, high-quality documentation

  • Some travel (up to 25%) CONUS and OCONUS is required

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related discipline is required

  • Experience in systems using complex mix of hardware and software to deliver program requirements

  • Experience in Live Training Domain (Combat Training Centers, MILES or equivalent training systems, RF communications infrastructure) is preferred

  • Ability to specify interfaces including physical characteristics, electrical characteristics, and communication protocols

  • Experience with Microsoft office including Word, Excel, Visio and Power Point are required.

  • Familiarity with integration and test techniques

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build effective working relationships in team environment

  • The ability and willingness to support all phases of programs from concept development through final acceptance is required. This will often include on-site support for surveys, installation, configuration, integration, optimization and acceptance testing

  • Must hold or be able to obtain U.S. 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.

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).


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, 3 weeks personal illness, bereavement, jury duty and disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

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.