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Network Design and Support Engineer

Location
East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
30 September 2022
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Job Description:

Saab Inc. is seeking a Network Engineer to join a team that is designing, building and supporting systems that keep air-travelers safe 24/7/365 all around the world.  In this role, you will contribute to the development of diverse network solutions for our customers. Both domestic and international travel will be necessary and can involve up to 30% of your time. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Plan and design networks that perform to both Saab specifications as well as our customers' specifications.

  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with other technical disciplines

  • Develop ways to improve our products, documentation, ease of use, reliability and serviceability.

  • Provide network device support to our customers with troubleshooting, device reconfiguration and replacement and technical refresh when deploying upgrades.

  • Demonstrate familiarity in Software/Operating System Configuration, Network Design/Configuration and Troubleshooting.

  • Help develop tools and scripts to support various configuration and monitoring activities.

  • Participate in processor and switch selection.

  • Participate in planning and organizing our work.

  • Accurately document all aspects of the networks we create and support. 

    Skills and Experience:

    • AAS or Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline is required.

    • 3+ years of relevant experience

    • Experience with Cisco devices and network communications protocols and Network Security.

    • CCNA and above are preferred.

    • Experience with design and configuration of wireless equipment is preferred.

    • EION and Cambium equipment is a plus.

    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).

    Benefits:

    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.