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Software Engineer - JAVA

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
30 November 2022
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Job Description:

Belong with Purpose!

Regardless of whether you are building a surface movement radar, marketing a fighter jet or engineering cyber security solutions, everyone at Saab makes a positive contribution. In a complex, unpredictable world, we all work to keep people and society safe.

Saab serves the U.S. government, industry, and commercial customers with world-leading products, services and solutions including defense and civil security.

Make an immediate impact and develop your career as a Java Software Engineer.

As a member of our growing software team, you will actively participate in the architecture, design, implementation, test and integration of mission critical air traffic management software solutions.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Computer Engineering

  • 3 - 8 years of programming in Java

  • Relational database experience, preferably PostgreSQL

  • Strong LINUX environment skills including command line and scripting tools

  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design skills

  • Experience with Integrated Development Environments (e.g. Eclipse, NetBeans, IntelliJ)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with unit test frameworks (e.g. Junit, GTest, JTest)

  • Experience with software Design Patterns

  • Experience using UML

  • Experience with automated build systems (e.g. Maven, Bamboo)

  • Aviation and Defense systems background/domain interest

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).

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen, (ii) complete a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, and education and employment verification, and (iii) 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.