Senior Software Engineer – Remote Opportunity – Saab Inc.

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 2-5 years

Job Description

Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is currently recruiting for (2) Senior Software Engineers, to join the Common Radar Utilities team as technical contributors. Be part of a team that is responsible for improving and further extending the C++ framework of over 100 reusable components. Together, these components are used to build up all radar analysis, processing and controlling software to create the latest state-of-the-art radar products. Collaborate with Systems and Software engineers using the latest agile scrum methodologies to manage tasks in a dynamic, challenging, and exciting environment. All of Saab’s defense surveillance equipment is being developed using this framework, so you will have the opportunity to be part of a foundation of all the newest and most important projects and programs. To be successful you should have a strong technical background while being able to tackle problems in all phases of the development lifecycle, specification, design, implementation and testing. Experience in object-oriented design, using UML and modeling experience using SysML is a plus. Adherence to design and development processes including design documentation and code reviews is also expected.

Preferred location is Syracuse, NY, however, open to remote location as well.

The position involves:

Working with the current programs of record to continue development of a common, flexible architecture that is extensible to future programs.

Assist in laying the framework in the form of modular blocks, allowing configuration from installation to installation.

Participation in technical meetings and design reviews (both internally and externally)

Participation in peer/technical reviews

Planning for and participation in system integration.

Collaborating with a development team of up to 4-6 developers.

Ensuring consistent development practices and architecture among all developers.

Skills and Experience:


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

Experience in C/C++ software development, with specific experience with the following:

Static and dynamic code analysis

Development in a POSIX/Linux environment

Strong skills in architecture and Class Frameworks

UML modeling tools for software design

Must have or be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance

If remote, 25% travel to Syracuse, NY office.

Desired Experience:

Agile Scrum methodologies

2-5+ years of software development/architecture experience

Developing software for radar applications

DDS or similar middleware frameworks

Middleware such as ACE+TAO, BOOST

GoogleTest/GoogleMock unit test framework

Klocwork, Coverity and SonarQube code analysis tools

Subversion (SVN) for configuration management.

Atlassian JIRA/Confluence/Crucible tool sets

Citizenship Requirements:

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.

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

Tuition assistance

Student loan assistance

Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in seven U.S. locations.

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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