Training Professional; Air Traffic Management

Vacancies 09 May 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:  Saab Sensis; 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.

Saab Sensis (ATM) provides an excellent working environment, offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, dining center and workout facility.


Your role

Saab Sensis (ATM) is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented individual as a Training Professional to develop and deliver computer-based and instructor-led training programs for complex electronic systems using ISD principles. Candidate must have excellent presentation skills and a working knowledge of air traffic control tower or ramp tower operational roles and environments or equivalent. Must be capable of acquiring a depth of knowledge for products beyond the course materials.
Responsibilities Include:

• Development of instructor-led operator or maintainer related courses with minimal assistance
• Effective use of appropriate training tools (e.g., PowerPoint) and computer skills
• Delivery of instructor-led factory and on-site customer training
• Develop a technical knowledge of assigned technology and products
• Develop an understanding of standard ISD processes
• Knowledge of training processes with ability to suggest improvements
• Effective use of problem solving skills and analytical thinking
• Troubleshoots and resolves issues with minimal assistance
• Periodic interaction with customers

Your skills and experience

• BS degree or higher in a communications field
• 1-3 years experience as a technical communicator
• Effective written and verbal communications
• Proficient in the use of common training development tools (e.g., PowerPoint)
• Proficient in the use of MS Office application, especially PowerPoint 2013
• Experience developing training/presentation materials
• Experience presenting to an audience of 5 or more people
• Experience using MadCap Flare a plus

As a Federal contractor for the United States, applicants, must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) in order to be considered for employment.

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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