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Accreditation Leader

Stockholm, Sweden
Closing date
30 October 2021
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Help us maintain a high IT-security posture in an ever-changing threat environment. Secure IT-systems is one of the keys to a successful business and accreditation is a vital part of the security efforts!

We are looking for a person that really know how to make things happen and want to be a part of a journey setting up a specialist centre supporting the whole of Saab with IT.

Saab is currently expanding internationally towards becoming a multi-domestic company acting according to security and government regulations with the focus on delivering on business needs. IT play an important role and now need to build for the future where we are looking for talented individuals.

Your role

The Accreditation process at Saab is a method to make sure that all information systems are accredited to properly safeguard information within the organisation. Accreditation means a risk-based decision that a system can be deployed into operation. 

You will work as an Accreditation Leader in close cooperation with our business. As an accreditation Leader you will be an expert in performing accreditation according to our internal processes and legal and contractual security requirements.

The work will be performed in projects and in cooperation with other project members such as IT Architects, Business Analysts and Verification engineers. You will have access to a network of specialists within the areas of Information Security, Data Privacy and Export control.

You will also be part of a team of accreditation leaders within the IT organization to enable cooperation and exchange of experience.  

The main tasks are:

  • Plan and coordinate accreditation work within development projects and services

  • Close cooperation with team members to validate security requirements

  • Document accreditations according to internal processes

Ordinary occurring tasks:

  • Evaluate the result from the accreditations via lessons learned

  • Participate in developing the accreditation process based on the evaluations

Your profile

We are looking for a person with a great interest in cyber security and governance of information security. You have a broad technical IT background, probably from system development. You like to work in a structured fashion and like to work both on your own and in teams. You possess social ability and you are outgoing and communicative in your interaction with others.

You are prepared to defend the security requirements and as the lead accreditation expert in the projects you must be prepared to also educate your project fellows in the necessity of accreditation from time to time.

Required skills:

  • Technical background from IT-development

  • Minimum five years of relevant work experience

  • Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written

  • Genuine interest in the Cyber Security area

Desired skills:

  • Knowledge regarding ISO 27001, NIST SP 800-53, Krav Säkerhetsfunktioner - KSF, Industrissäkerhetsskyddsmanual – ISM, Export control, GDPR

  • Previous experience in industry, defense and/or government

Your primary workstation can be either Göteborg, Järfälla or Linköping and travelling will be required as part of the job.

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

What you will be a part of

As part of the new Resource & Competence Centre, we are on a mission to provide the whole of Saab IT with a centre for excellence and a home for experts for the important competences needed in Saab's diverse portfolio of projects and services. Within the organisation Business Analysis & Architecture we build for the future with specialists within the areas of requirement and business analysis, architecture and security. We are primary partner in early stages and projects, we help Saab’s business grow by developing new and improve existing solutions within the development environments nationally and internationally.

We believe that an open environment, where everyone's opinions and ideas are welcome, is a prerequisite for our future development

If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a learning culture, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to keep people and society safe.