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Production Test Engineer

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

Saab’s Surveillance U.S. Division in East Syracuse, NY is seeking a motivated Production Test Engineer. Under the guidance of Senior Engineers, the successful candidate will:

  • Execute software and/or hardware production testing at various levels of the build process (e.g. unit, subsystem, and system).

  • Support root cause analysis, troubleshooting and re-testing efforts.

  • Ability to read and analyze schematics.

  • Execute production testing with use of a wide variety of test tools.

  • Understanding of production test procedures, ability to suggest improvements and make updates as needed.

  • Write test reports documenting the results of formal test events.

  • Ability to understand when an Engineering Change Order or Non-Conforming Material report is needed.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, or related discipline is required.

  • 2+ years of experience in a technical/engineering environment.

  • Familiarity with Saab products, processes and customers.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to collaborate across disciplines and organizations.

  • Familiarity with LabView, DOORs and Matlab.

  • J-Standard IPC Certification is desired, but not required.

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.