Spring - Summer Software 2020 Co-Op/ Intern (Defense)

Vacancies 06 September 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-Feb-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

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Saab Defense and Security USA LLC, Surveillance U.S. Division is in search of motivated, enthusiastic Software Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering students who would be interested in applying their studies to real-world product development through a Co-Op opportunity at our Syracuse location.

Candidates will actively participate in the software development for Radar systems.

The position involves:

  • Working with senior software engineers to design and develop modular, configurable software that can 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 experiences and skills

Required Education and Experience:

  • Enrollment in an accredited degree program, with a major in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Must have completed Sophomore year or greater at time of hire
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Experience in Java or C++ software development
  • Object-oriented design experience

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Experience with UML modeling tools for illustrating the software design
  • Experience with software development in a Linux environment
  • Experience with utilizing a unit test framework
  • Experience using Subversion (SVN) for configuration management

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.

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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