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Senior Software Engineer

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
30 June 2021
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Job Description:

Saab's Surveillance U.S. Division in East Syracuse, NY is seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer for new, challenging programs ranging from complex, medium and long range, mobile ground radar systems to long-range naval radar systems. All new efforts will deploy bleeding edge technology to US Department of Defense (DoD) customers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with, modify, and extend internally-developed modular frameworks (with both C++ and Java).

  • Work on new programs 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.

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

  • Develop SW in adherence to the CMMI and internal SW Development process (including proper documentation and CM related activities).

  • Participate in peer/technical reviews.

  • Plan for and participate in system integration.

  • Participate in AGILE-based SCRUM development teams.

Skills and Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering discipline (or similar).

  • 7+ years of software development/architecture experience.

  • Experience in C/C++ software development, with specific experience with Static and dynamic code analysis, Development in a POSIX/Linux environment, Strong skills in architecting and developing object oriented SW, and UML modeling tools for software design.

  • Experience developing software under CERT and CWE standards.

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


  • Team or project leadership experience.

  • Experience developing software for radar applications.

  • Middleware such as DDS, CORBA, and BOOST.

  • GoogleTest/GoogleMock unit test framework.

  • Klocwork, Coverity or SonarQube static code analysis tools.

  • Subversion (SVN) for configuration management.

  • Atlassian JIRA/Confluence/Crucible tool sets.

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.  As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.

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.