Development Operations Software Engineer; Saab Sensis

Vacancies 12 September 2016

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



Syracuse, NY


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What you will be part of

Saab Traffic Management (TM) serves air traffic and marine customers around the globe with advanced solutions that enable the safe and efficient movement of people and goods. There are two operating units within TM:  Air Traffic Management (ATM) provides airport surface safety and efficiency systems and tools, tower automation and advanced research, development and evaluation solutions; Maritime Traffic Management (MTM) solutions include Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), port and vessel traffic management information systems (VTMIS), hydrographics, and precision navigation.

Your role

Contribute to a safer society while creating a Development Operations environment and honing your skills in virtualization, networking, and scripting. Saab Sensis employs creative and talented engineers who collaborate on creating advanced sensors, surveillance and safety technologies, airport automation and decision support applications. Your contributions to the development operations environment will enhance the delivery of these products by building, automating, maintaining and scaling software production environments in an internal cloud infrastructure. 

You’ll get to demonstrate your passion for technology and your desire to guide the implementation of the cloud based development infrastructure. Your responsibilities will include the architecture, design, implementation, test and integration of a Development Operations (DevOps) environment based on Openstack and other cloud technologies.

Saab Sensis Corporation is based in Syracuse, NY and is a U.S. subsidiary of the Saab Group, a company whose mission is make society safe and secure. Saab Sensis serves a global client base including national and international governments and industries in air traffic, airline, and airport operations management. Saab Sensis solutions are deployed in over 35 countries across 6 continents.

Saab Sensis provides an excellent working environment offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, work/life balance, business-casual atmosphere, and a comprehensive benefits package.


Your skills and experience

Education Required: Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems

Experience Required: 6 - 12 months of Linux administration, virtual environment management, or DevOps implementation

Required Skills:

  • Strong LINUX environment skills including command line and scripting tools
  • Ability to setup, configure, and maintain Virtualized environments (Openstack, QEMU/KVM, or VMWare)
  • Ability to setup, configure, and maintain tools such as Jenkins, Git, Gradle, Maven and SVN.
  • Working knowledge of at least one common scripting language (Python, Bash)
  • Familiarity with programming languages like Java, C/C++
  • Basic networking skills
  • No Security Clearance Required

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background investigation.

As a contractor for the United States Department of Defense, Saab Sensis is an E-Verify participant and applicants must be permanent residents or 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 14,700 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 also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a 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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