Development Operations Software Engineer; Air Traffic Management

Vacancies 14 June 2019

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 Corporation 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 in 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 Corporation serves a global client base including national and international governments and industries in air traffic, airline, and airport operations management. Saab Sensis Corporation solutions are deployed in over 35 countries across 6 continents.

ATM Operating Unit, Saab Sensis Corporation, provides an excellent working environment, offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, including Tuition Assistance, cafeteria and Fitness Facility.


Your skills and experience


  • Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems
  •  1 -3 years of Linux administration, virtual environment management, or DevOps implementation

Required Skills:

  • Strong LINUX environment skills including command line and shell 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
  • Commitment to sound software engineering practices, outstanding problem-solving skills, and the ability to work well in dynamic environment

Security Clearance Required? No

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.


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, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.


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