Entry Level Software Engineer, Development Operations; Saab Sensis

Vacancies 28 April 2016

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.

Your role

Saab Sensis is currently looking for an energetic, creative, and talented Software Engineer at our corporate headquarters in Syracuse, New York who is looking to demonstrate their DevOps environment knowledge and skills to make significant contributions to a safer society.

Saab Sensis Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of the Saab Group. Saab Sensis specializes in advanced sensor and safety technologies, next-generation radars, airport automation, simulation and modeling, navigation technologies, decision support tools, and concepts of operation. Saab Sensis serves a global client base including national and international governments and industries in air traffic management, and airline and airport operations management. Saab Sensis solutions are deployed in over 35 countries across 6 continents.

As a member of our growing software team, candidates will actively participate in the architecture, design, implementation, test and integration of a Development Operations (DevOps) environment supporting the development of mission critical software.


Your skills and experience

Education Required: Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering or Computer Science
Experience Required: 6 - 12 months of Linux administration, virtual environment management, or DevOps implementation

Required Skills:

  •  Software skills to develop in C++ or Java
  • Strong LINUX environment skills including command line and scripting tools
  • Ability to setup, configure, and maintain Virtualized environments (Openstack, QEMU/KVM, or VMWare)
  • Ability to setup, configure, and maintain DevOps tools such as Jenkins, Git, Gradle, Maven and SVN.
  • Proficient with scripting languages

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with programming languages like Java, C/C++
  • Familiarity with configuration management tools like Ansible, Chef, Puppet
  • Basic networking skills

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background investigation.

As a contractor for the United States Department of Defense, 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 14,700 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 also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a 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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