Entry Level Java Software Engineer; Saab Defense and Security

Vacancies 23 July 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

01-Jan-2020

Location

Syracuse, NY

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What you will be part of

At Saab Surveillance U.S. you will have the opportunity to collaborate with world-class engineers and professionals in an environment that fosters career development, collaboration and support at all levels. A business unit of Saab Defense and Security USA LLC, the division is focused on the design, development, integration, test, deployment, and whole life support of surveillance sensor systems, primarily for industry partners and U.S. Government agencies. Headquartered in Syracuse, NY, we also offer opportunities to work from locations in Florida, North Carolina and Virginia. Saab 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, Surveillance U.S. Division is seeking an Entry level JAVA Software Development Engineer to design, and assist in development of JAVA-based applications. The system is being developed under the principles of Open Technology Development, with an emphasis on non-proprietary, modular, open designs. A strong emphasis will be placed on Object Oriented Analysis and Design skills.

The position involves:

  • Working with senior software engineers to design and develop modular, configurable software to be used on multiple programs.
  • Participation in internal technical meetings and design reviews
  • Collaboration with software lead for task planning and scheduling of own activities

Your skills and experience

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar discipline.
  • Experience in JAVA software development in a POSIX/Linux environment.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance.

 Desired Experience with:

  • UML
  • Using a unit test framework
  • Thread concurrency in Java
  • Swing for GUI development
  • Understanding of web services and/or REST implementations

 

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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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