Senior Integration & Test Engineer for FAA Programs
Saab ATM has an opening for a Senior Integration & Test Engineer in its FAA Programs Surveillance Division in East Syracuse, NY. The business encompasses 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 Sensis 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, you will support the integration and testing of these products for deployment to the FAA.
Note that this is NOT an aerospace or avionics engineering position. Work is mostly software-focused, though there may be tasks involving electronics and RF equipment.
Responsibilities and learning opportunities may 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
Skills and Experience:
BS from an accredited degree program, with a major in an engineering discipline, computer science, physics, or mathematics and 8+ years’ experience in a technical environment.
To be successful, you should:
Be self-motivated, energetic, tenacious, well-organized, flexible, and thorough
Have an analytical eye for noticing inconsistencies and an innovative passion for reconciling them
Display well-developed problem-solving and analytical skills
Possess high standards of quality and attention to detail
Demonstrate clear, concise, and correct written and oral communication, including grammar, spelling, and composition
Demonstrate multitasking and time management skills
Possess strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, particularly with respect to advocacy and negotiation
Interface respectfully with co-workers, customers, vendors, and subcontractors
Understand the need for control, repeatability, and risk management and act accordingly and proactively
Handle responsibility well and act on constructive feedback
Required Professional Skills:
Comfortable in a test lab environment
Experience with Microsoft tools and Microsoft Windows applications
Ability to manage a dynamic workload in a fast-paced environment
Experience with software, hardware, and system test methodologies
Experience with software, hardware, and system integration activities
Experience in functional and performance testing
Understanding of the use of configuration management, quality assurance, requirement management systems, and automatic testing tools
Ability to write test software in embedded and Windows-based environments, particularly Labview and C/C++
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
Experience with utilizing presentation skills to enable integration and test related material to be effectively communicated in a group environment
Ability to work professionally with minimal instruction and without direct guidance or direction from others
Desired Technical Skills:
Experience with operating and integrating a variety of electronic test gear, including oscilloscopes, power meters, waveform generators, etc., in RF and digital test applications
Experience in testing RF hardware applications (analog and digital electronic circuit boards and their schematics)
Experience using MATLAB for tool development/systems analysis
Experience with TCP/IP networking and protocols
Familiarity with Unix, and/or Linux
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
Understanding business objectives and opportunities to influence/impact
Experience leading a small (2-7) team of engineers
Saab ATM provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, work/life balance, business-casual atmosphere, paid holidays, cafeteria and a fitness facility.
As a Federal Contractor for the United States, Saab Sensis is an E-Verify participant and applicants must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background check that will include, at the minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification. Candidates may also be required to participate in a security related (SF85) background investigation/inquiry.
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.