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Saab Global
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Senior Integration & Test Engineer (Air Traffic Management)

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 30 April 2023

Job Description:

Saab Inc.’s Surveillance U.S. Division is seeking motivated Senior Integration and Test Engineers to work at our Headquarter facility in East Syracuse, NY.

Make an immediate impact by supporting the surveillance systems that encompass all forms of detecting and tracking aircraft while in flight and on the surface of airports, including radar, multilateration, and Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast.  Saab, Inc. specializes in the design and deployment of these solutions, the development of integrated surveillance systems, and the fusion and display of the information each creates.  As a member of the team, not only will you have the opportunity to lead/support the integration and testing of these products for deployment to customers within the U.S., you will also learn the ins and outs of the products for career development.  The location of this position is flexible, depending on a candidate’s experience, with the ability to either work remotely (within the Northeast region) or onsite in the East Syracuse, NY office.

Responsibilities and development opportunities include:

  • Discovering, investigating, and solving problems

  • Planning and leading verification and validation activities

  • Developing, documenting, and executing test approaches and procedures for hardware, software, and system level testing

  • Conducting and supporting system integration in a lab environment and an operational environment

  • Assisting in hardware and software troubleshooting

  • Generating and investigating problem reports

  • Leading technical reviews and status meetings

  • Conducting engineering dry runs, formal testing, and regression testing

  • Creating test scenarios using various simulators

  • Performing data analysis, preparing test briefings, and writing test reports

  • Working in accordance with standard operating procedures

  • Identifying the interdependencies of products and programs and planning integration and test events accordingly

  • Providing mentoring, technical guidance, and coaching for less-experienced engineers

  • Collaborating with proposal team to understand customer requirements and participating in the proposal process

  • Contributing to the adoption of new design and development approaches to improve overall quality, reliability and speed of implementation

  • Responsible for several components of a project or a complex component of a larger project

  • Interacting with internal and external customers on technical and programmatic issues

This role is mostly software-focused, though there may be tasks involving electronics and RF equipment.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline, Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics. Master's degree is a plus.

  • 6+ years in a technical environment, primarily in a Test Engineering role.

  • Experience with software, hardware, and system test methodologies and integration activities.

  • Experience with testing a cloud service architecture

  • Experience in functional and performance testing.

  • Experience in MATLAB for tool development/systems analysis.

  • Experience with Cloud Technologies, Kubernetes, Micro services, Docker, Cloud Storage, Cloud Networking, Python, Java, and/or C++.

  • Familiarity with Unix, and/or Linux.

  • Understanding of the use of configuration management, quality assurance, requirement management systems, and automatic testing tools.

  • Ability to independently and effectively interact with all stakeholders (internal/external) on technical issues.

  • Ability to provide cost-effective estimates for schedule, labor, and equipment required to cover integration and test activities of the team.

  • Understand the need for control, repeatability, and risk management and act accordingly and proactively.

  • Ability to work professionally with minimal instruction and without direct guidance or direction from others.

  • Must be self-motivated, energetic, tenacious, well-organized, flexible, and thorough.

  • Excellent presentation skills to enable integration and test related material, and effectively communicate in a group environment.

  • Ability to effectively multi-task and work well in a fast-paced environment.

  • Attention to detail and an analytical eye for noticing inconsistencies and an innovative passion for reconciling them.

  • Possess strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, must be able to interface respectfully with co-workers, customers, vendors, and subcontractors.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience operating and integrating a variety of electronic test gear, including oscilloscopes, power meters, waveform generators, etc., in RF and digital test applications.

  • Experience testing RF hardware applications (analog and digital electronic circuit boards and their schematics).

  • Experience with TCP/IP networking and protocols.

  • Familiarity with testing messaging middleware.

  • Familiarity with DOORS and JIRA.

  • Knowledge of air traffic control products.

  • Capability to generate and review suggested improvements to integration and test process/work instructions.

  • Experience leading a small team of engineers.

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).

Drug-Free Workplaces:

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.

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, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, Care.com subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

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.