Associate Systems Engineer; Saab Defense and Security

Vacancies 16 October 2017

At Saab, 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.

Closing date

01-Mar-2018

Location

Syracuse, NY

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What you will be part of

Saab Sensor Systems is a rapidly growing business unit located in Syracuse, NY operating within Saab Defense and Security USA LLC. The Sensor Systems Division is focused on design, development, integration, test, deployment and whole life support of surveillance sensor systems primarily for aerospace and defense industry partners, and US Government agencies. Saab Defense and Security USA LLC provides an excellent working environment, offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. 

Your role

Saab Defense and Security USA LLC, Sensor Systems division is seeking an entry level Systems Engineer. Under the guidance of Senior Engineers, responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Development/derivation of subsystem requirements, and establishing and maintaining traceability of these requirements in the project’s requirements management environment. 
  • Contribute to the development of integration plans and checklists based on these requirements and other system design documentation and conduct integration activities in accordance with these checklists.
  • Analyzing system requirements.
  • Modeling system behavior using Matlab and UML modeling tools.

Your experiences and skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering or physics
  • Previous Co-Op/ Internship experience in a technical environment strongly desired
  • Excellent Matlab skills

In addition to these credentials, the successful candidate must possess demonstrated communication, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.  A premium will be placed on candidates who can demonstrate versatility in their academic and professional experience.

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background investigation and/or successfully demonstrate eligibility to receive applicable Government security clearance(s).

As a contractor for the United States Department of Defense, Saab Defense and Security USA LLC is an E-Verify participant and applicants must be U.S. Citizens in order to be considered for employment. 

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 15,500 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, or disability status.

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