Are you naturally curious? Do inconsistencies jump out at you? Can you quickly find bugs and tactfully report them? Would you enjoy collaborating with a group of dedicated, enthusiastic people with a reputation for integrity, excellence, and and teamwork? Did you notice the repeated word in the previous sentence? If so, then this is the job for you!
Saab, Inc. has openings for the role of Integration & Test Engineer. Our ground-based surveillance systems encompass all forms of detecting and tracking aircraft while in flight and on the surface of airports. We specialize in the development of integrated systems, the fusion and display of critical information, and the design and deployment of elegant solutions. As a critical member of the team, you will support the integration and testing of these products for customers from Adelaide to Zurich. Note that this is NOT an aerospace, avionics, or mechanical engineering position. Work is primarily focused on radar system integration and software verification and validation. The location has flexibility, depending on your experience, with the ability to work remotely or onsite in our East Syracuse, NY office and airport facility.
Responsibilities and learning opportunities include:
Discovering, investigating, and solving problems
Developing, documenting, and executing test approaches and procedures
Conducting hardware, software, and system integration
Participating in technical reviews and status meetings
Crafting test scenarios using various simulators
Performing data analysis
Creating, updating, and validating test tools
Assessing compliance to product specifications and international standards
Interacting with internal and external customers on technical and programmatic issues
Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or higher, with a major in an engineering discipline, computer science. physics, or math (other majors considered with relevant skills/experience)
3 to 15 years of work in a technical environment
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Windows applications
Ability to manage a dynamic workload in a fast-paced environment with minimal oversight
Clear, concise, and correct written and oral communication, including grammar, spelling, and composition
High standards of quality and attention to detail
Desired Technical Skills:
Experience with software and hardware integration methodologies
Experience with software and hardware test methodologies
Expertise in problem decomposition, root cause analysis, and risk analysis
Familiarity with Jira and Subversion
Familiarity with MATLAB and/or LabVIEW
Familiarity with Python, Java, and/or C++
Familiarity with Linux and TCP/IP networking and protocols
To be successful, you should:
Be self-motivated, energetic, tenacious, well-organized, flexible, and thorough
Create trust and influence to achieve goals diplomatically
Have an analytical eye for noticing inconsistencies and an innovative passion for reconciling them
Display creativity, ingenuity, reliable intuition, and well-developed problem-solving skills
Ask inquisitive questions and learn from the answers
Be able to generalize from examples and apply critical judgment
Practice time management and prioritization skills
Always consider context and stakeholders
Naturally think logically and critically
Read and follow directions and standard operating procedures
Possess effective interpersonal and teamwork skills, particularly with respect to advocacy and negotiation
Handle responsibility well and act on constructive feedback
Understand the need for control, repeatability, and risk management and act accordingly and proactively
Demonstrate moderated discipline, pragmatic perseverance, scientific curiosity, and measured skepticism
At Saab you will have the opportunity to make a direct impact on state-of-the-art technology that save lives. You will work closely with a cross-functional team to ensure that our products used for Air Traffic Surveillance meet their requirements and intended use. You will also interact with world-class engineers in an environment that fosters professional development, collaboration, and support at all levels.
Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
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
Student loan assistance
Wellness account, Care.com subscription and employee assistance programs
Employee stock purchase program with employer match
Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 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 seven 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.