Entry Integration & Test Engineer; Air Traffic Management

Vacancies 19 January 2018

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.



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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

Saab Sensis Corporation is in search of a motivated, enthusiastic individual interested in putting technical skills to use as an Integration & Test Engineer in our East Syracuse, NY office.

The Saab Sensis Air Traffic Management Business Area has an opening for the role of Integration & Test Engineer for its Automation and Surveillance segment.  Automation and Surveillance encompasses all forms of detecting and tracking aircraft while in flight and on the surface of airports, including radar, multilateration, and Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast.  Saab Sensis specializes in the design and deployment of these solutions, the development of integrated surveillance systems, and the fusion and display of the information each creates.  As a member of the team, you will support the integration and testing of these products for deployment to customers from Adelaide to Zurich.

Responsibilities and learning opportunities include:

  • Discovering, investigating, and solving problems
  • Developing, documenting, and executing test approaches and procedures
  • Conducting hardware, software, and system integration
  • Assisting in hardware and software troubleshooting
  • Assembling lab environments
  • Participating in technical reviews and status meetings
  • Crafting test scenarios using various simulators
  • Performing data analysis
  • Creating, updating, and validating test tools
  • Interacting with internal and external customers on technical and programmatic issues



Your skills and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited degree program, with a major in an engineering discipline, computer science. physics, or mathematics
  • 0 to 3 years’ work in a technical environment

 Required Abilities:

  • Think logically and critically
  • Manage a dynamic workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Function comfortably in a test lab environment
  • Demonstrate expertise with Microsoft Office applications

 Desired Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with software and hardware integration and test methodologies
  • Experience with operating a variety of electronic test gear, such as oscilloscopes, power meters, and RF waveform generators
  • Experience with MATLAB and/or LabVIEW
  • Experience with Python, Java, and/or C++
  • Familiarity with Unix and/or Linux
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP networking and protocols

To be successful, you should:

  • Learn quickly
  • Handle responsibility well
  • Be self-motivated, energetic, inquisitive, well-organized, flexible, and thorough
  • Practice clear, concise, and correct written and oral communication, including grammar, spelling, and composition
  • Display well-developed problem-solving skills
  • Maintain high standards of quality and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate time management and prioritization skills
  • Possess strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, particularly with respect to influence and negotiation
  • Understand the need for control, repeatability, and risk management and act accordingly and proactively

At Saab Sensis you will have the opportunity to make a direct impact on state-of'-the-art products that save human lives.  You will work closely with other systems, hardware, software, and test engineers to ensure that electronic products used for Air Traffic Surveillance meet their requirements and intended use.  You will also work with world-class engineers and professionals in an environment that fosters professional development, collaboration and support at all levels.

Saab Sensis provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work/life balance, flexible work hours, business-casual atmosphere, paid holidays, 401(k), and a fitness facility.

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 and verification of education and employment.

As a Federal contractor for the United States, 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 approximately 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 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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