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Agile leader for software development, Airborne Radar

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date
24 March 2021
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If you enjoy working in a creative environment and finding solutions to problems by working together with a cross-functional and skilled team, this is the place for you! We are a team of dedicated engineers developing Signal processing and Target tracking software for radar systems and simulators.

Your role

Your role will be a link between the technical teams and the projects. We are working in multi-project software teams and you will have multiple interactions within and outside of our organisation. You will also take part in further developing our agile ways of working.

The amount of software and its complexity is rapidly increasing in our products. We need to be both smarter and faster in our problem solving and customer delivery. In the near future, we will take part in several interesting new projects and will have to be better in our multi-project ways of working. We need to be able to match different project plans, find synergies in our development work and increase the speed in our teams.

We hope that you will be one of our leaders when it comes to taking our products to the next level and deliver value to our customers.

Briefly, your tasks will be:

  • Synchronize and refine the backlog planning together with the product owners

  • Represent the teams in project management communication

  • Follow up milestones

  • Participate in developing our agile ways of working

Your profile

We believe that you consider yourself as people-oriented and has a great interest in building relations and networks. You have an inner strive for progress and like defining and working towards goals. In your work, you like to be creative and flexible to reach common goals.

For this position, we consider experience from software development necessary and value experience from leading roles as beneficial.

Required skills/experience:

  • At least 2 years of working experience

  • Experience from software development or leading software development projects

  • Good communication skills in speaking and writing (Swedish and English)

Good-to-have skills/experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from Science/Engineering/Technology within computer science, engineering physics or equivalent

  • Experience from leading positions or roles (e.g. Scrum master, Product owner, Agile coach, manager, project manager)

  • Experience from high-tech product development

  • Good knowledge of agile methods

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 part of

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 17,700 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.

Surveillance, a Business Area within Saab, is a world-leading supplier of systems for detection of threats and self-protection. Business Unit Radar Solutions is responsible for Radar in airborne-, surface- and naval systems. This position will be organised within our Software development department for airborne radar systems. 

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. Read more about us here: People Philosophy

Recruiting Manager for this position: Linn Hedström Kuosmonen; e-mail:

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, 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 help protect people.