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Senior Software Engineer - Remote Opportunity

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

Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is currently recruiting for (2) Senior Software Engineers. Preferred location is Syracuse, NY, however, open to remote location as well.

The position involves:

  • Working with the current programs of record to continue development of a common, flexible architecture that is extensible to future programs.

  • Assist in laying the framework in the form of modular blocks, allowing configuration from installation to installation.

  • Participation in technical meetings and design reviews (both internally and externally)

  • Participation in peer/technical reviews

  • Planning for and participation in system integration.

  • Collaborating with a development team of up to 4-6 developers.

  • Ensuring consistent development practices and architecture among all developers.

    Skills and Experience:


    • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering discipline (or similar)

    • Experience in C/C++ software development, with specific experience with the following:

      • Static and dynamic code analysis

      • Development in a POSIX/Linux environment

      • Strong skills in architecture and Class Frameworks

    • UML modeling tools for software design

    • Must have or be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance

    • If remote, 25% travel to Syracuse, NY office.

    Desired Experience:

    • Agile Scrum methodologies

    • 2-5+ years of software development/architecture experience

    • Developing software for radar applications

    • DDS or similar middleware frameworks

    • Middleware such as ACE+TAO, BOOST

    • GoogleTest/GoogleMock unit test framework

    • Klocwork, Coverity and SonarQube code analysis tools

    • Subversion (SVN) for configuration management.

    • Atlassian JIRA/Confluence/Crucible tool sets

    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 and (ii) 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.