Senior Project Engineer; 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

31-Mar-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

As a Senior Project Engineer you will be tasked with leading multidisciplinary engineering teams, involved in proposal generation, product development and/or product deployment.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Functioning as the principal technical interface to the customer
  • Understanding project requirements (i.e., serve as the “voice of the customer”)
  • Developing the engineering plan to satisfy project requirements
  • Identifying the staff (skills, level of experience, number) required to perform the work
  • Identifying the physical assets required to execute the project
  • Integrating the engineering plan into the overall project plan
  • Monitoring and managing the conduct of the engineering work

Your experiences and skills

Required Education and Experience:

BA/BS degree in an engineering discipline or related discipline with 8+ years of applicable experience (6+ years if MA/MS or 4+ years if PhD).

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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