Entry Level Software Engineer (JAVA); Saab Defense and Security

Vacancies 08 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

28-Feb-2017

Location

Syracuse, NY

Contact

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What you will be part of

Saab Sensor Systems is a rapidly growing business unit located in Syracuse, NY operating within Saab Defense and Security USA LLC. The Sensor Systems Division is focused on design, development, integration, test, deployment and whole life support of surveillance sensor systems primarily for aerospace and defense industry partners, and US Government agencies. Saab Defense and Security USA LLC provides an excellent working environment, offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. 

Your role

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 skills and experience

Required Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering discipline (or similar)

Required Skills:

  • Experience in JAVA software development in a POSIX/Linux environment
  • Must have or be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with UML
  • Experience using a unit test framework
  • Experience with thread concurrency in Java
  • Experience using Swing for GUI development
  • Understanding of web services and/or REST implementations

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 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 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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