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Systems Engineer Co-Op (FAA Programs, Spring 2022, Paid)

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
31 January 2022
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Job Description:

The Saab U.S. Air Traffic Management (ATM) team is in search of motivated, enthusiastic Engineering student(s) who are interested in putting their studies into practice as Systems Engineer Co-Op/ Interns for the Spring 2022 semester. The ATM business segment develops, deploys and integrates aviation surveillance solutions for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Airport Authorities and Airline Operators within the U.S. Saab's cutting-edge technologies help make air travel safer and more efficient for air travelers across the globe.

Systems Engineering Co-Ops will learn and assist in developing solutions, integrating systems and testing capabilities at our East Syracuse, NY location. Under the guidance of Senior Engineers, responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to a team of experienced, skilled technical professionals analyzing complex algorithms in a real world environment and collaborate with team members to characterize system behavior, and solve problems uncovered along the way.

  • Analysis of system technical performance measures and functionality for air traffic surveillance and automation systems.

  • Tool development for analysis, trend analysis, and managing large data sets.

  • Evaluation of detection, estimation, and optimization algorithms.

  • Verification of performance and functional requirements and tools validation.

Skills and Experience:

  • Enrollment in an accredited degree program, with a major in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or related discipline.

  • Completed Sophomore year or greater at time of hire, Junior year or greater preferred.

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

  • Prior Co-Op experience is preferred, but not required.

  • Computer programming in a high-level language such as Matlab, C/C++, Java, etc. is strongly desired.

  • Familiarity with any of the following are desired: Linux, shell scripting, Python, Java script, and data networks.

  • Ability to learn quickly through instruction, self-study, and practical application.

  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.

  • Willingness and excitement to learn and take on new challenges.

  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Self-motivated, inquisitive, organized, flexible, and thorough.

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, (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).

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.