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Systems Engineer

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
31 August 2021
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Job Description:

At Saab, Inc., we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

By providing safety and efficiency systems, we are dedicated to creating aviation systems and services that enable safe, predictable and efficient operations. We deliver innovative solutions to Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs), airports and airlines at over 100 locations in more than 45 countries. As a global leading partner and provider of proven ATM solutions, we transform operations, turning innovative ideas into reality and supporting stakeholders from solution conception through long-term support.

We are currently seeking a motivated, enthusiastic Systems Engineer interested in designing, integrating, and analyzing these systems as part of our Sensors and Efficiency team. This position offers opportunities to acquire a diverse range of practical engineering experience and interact with customers and colleagues around the world.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Applying strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Developing new features and enhancements for our suite of ATM products.

  • Developing new automation and tools for analyzing, testing, and provisioning customer systems.

  • Reading, writing, and analyzing requirements from internal and external customers.

  • Effectively communicating (written and verbal) with a diverse team of software, firmware, electronic, and mechanical engineers.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, or Math

  • 3-5 years of experience working on diverse technical teams

  • Experience designing, developing, and/or integrating software in Matlab, C/C++, Java, etc.

  • Familiarity with requirements management tools is a plus.

  • Familiarity with object-oriented, and model-based design methodologies is a plus.

  • Familiarity with data networks and Linux OS is a plus.

  • Familiarity with information assurance and system/software hardening is a plus.

  • Familiarity with Ansible system provisioning and application deployment is a plus.

  • Familiarity with data networks is a plus.


  • Opportunity for international travel (less than 10%)

Saab, Inc. provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, tuition reimbursement, work/life balance, business-casual atmosphere and paid holidays.

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3). 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.