Senior Production Test Technician; Saab Defense and Security

Vacancies 15 February 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.

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Syracuse, NY


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What you will be part of

At Saab Sensor Systems 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, Sensor Systems is focused on the design, development, integration, test, deployment, and whole life support of surveillance sensor systems, primarily for industry partners and US Government agencies.  Headquartered in Syracuse, NY, we also offer opportunities to work from locations in Florida, North Carolina and Virginia.

Your role

Saab Defense and Security USA LLC, Sensor Systems division is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic Senior Production Test Technician. Responsibilities of the position will include but are not limited to:

  • Perform testing and troubleshooting of digital and analog printed wiring assemblies and electrical sub-assemblies. Troubleshoot same to component level.
  • Concentrate on production requirements. 
  • Support customer returns and spares processing in support of the depot.

Your experiences and skills

Required Education and Experience:

  • Associates Degree or equivalent combination of training.
  • 5 - 10 years related experience.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with digital and RF test equipment (oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, pattern generators, spectrum analyzers, power meters, etc.).
  • Ability to understand engineering drawings, wiring diagrams, and schematics.
  • Exposure to a variety of computer environments including Windows, UNIX, Labview, etc.
  • Ability to work closely with design, manufacturing, and quality staffs to problem solve and effect corrective actions.
  • Soldering skills are preferred, certification(s) a plus.
  • Must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to multi-task.

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background investigation and/or successfully demonstrate eligibility to receive applicable Government security clearance(s).

As a contractor for the United States Department of Defense, Saab Defense and Security USA LLC is an E-Verify participant and applicants must be 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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