Entry Software Engineer for Airport Automation; Air Traffic Management

Vacancies 18 March 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.

At Saab Sensis, you will have the opportunity to make a direct impact on state-of-the-art products that save human lives, provide improved travel experiences, and improve the environment.  You will work closely with other software, systems, network and test engineers to ensure that the Aerobahn product family helps to solve our customers’ problems.  You will also work with world-class engineers and professionals in an environment that fosters professional development, collaboration and support at all levels. 

Your role

As a member of the Saab Sensis Collaborative Decision Making & Efficiency (CDM&E) Team, you will be a member of a team responsible for the development and support of the Aerobahn Product Suite.  You will work as a member of the CDM&E software engineering team to develop customer requested features as well as new product development and architectural updates to our existing products.  The Aerobahn Product Suite is currently deployed to multiple domestic customer sites via a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model. Aerobahn also has turnkey systems fielded at multiple international sites.


Your skills and experience

Required Skills:

  • Object-Oriented Design and Programming with Java and JavaScript
  • Experience working with Unix-based systems (Linux)
  • Experience with HTML and other web/mobile development technologies
  • Ability to systematically evaluate data
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic team environment.

Desired Skills:

  • Relational Database experience (SQL)
  • Familiarity with Java application frameworks such as OSGi and Tomcat
  • Familiarity with Java tools, such as Hibernate and JMS
  • Familiarity with Javascript framework Angular
  • Familiarity with software version control systems (e.g. Subversion)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Recommended Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in computer science, software engineering or related discipline
  • 2 or more years of related experience required

Saab Sensis provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, work/life balance, business-casual atmosphere, paid holidays, cafeteria 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, education and employment verification. 

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 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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