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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Senior Network Engineer

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 31 March 2024

Job Description:

Saab Inc. is currently searching for self-motivated and experienced Network Engineers to assist in requirements and functional analysis, systems integration, and test methodologies for Network technologies to support the nation-wide Federal Aviation Administration Enterprise Network Services (FENS) infrastructure transformation program including designing/developing the Broad Band Wireless (BBW) solutions. 

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work on leading-edge technologies to build and deliver a dynamic, highly available and secure airport surface wireless network for the Next Generation Air Transportation System. As a Network Engineer on the team, you will have the chance to work with a diverse group of internal and external team members, spanning numerous disciplines and all experience levels.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Decomposing system level requirements to lower-level system elements and performing functional analysis.

  •  Participating in the planning, system design, integration, and testing of network technologies that support our systems.

  • Participating in processor and switch selections.

  • Collaborating across multiple disciplines to provide an exceptional product and customer experience.

  • Demonstrating expertise in Software/Operating System Configuration, Network Design/Configuration and Troubleshooting.

Compensation Range: $85,000-$106,200

The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

Skills and Experience:

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

  • CCNA or CCNP preferred (wireless concentration is an added bonus)

  • 5+ years of engineering experience

  • 3+ years of network design experience

  • Understanding of software languages, electrical schematics, mechanical drawings network specific artifacts

  • Experience with Cisco, Dell, and PoE (MOXA, Omnitron) devices, and network communications protocols and Network Security.

  • Experience with design and configuration of AeroMACS wireless broadband equipment and WiMAX communications standard is preferred.

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.

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.


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, 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 19,000 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 eight 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.