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Saab Global

Application Engineer (Field)

Adelaide, Australia
Closing date: 9 April 2023

Field Application Engineer

About us

Saab Australia is a defence, security and cyber solutions provider, specialising in the development and integration of major defence and security systems. For over 30 years in Australia, we have built a reputation for delivering complex systems integration projects that provide proven and advanced capabilities to keep us ahead of today’s challenges.

From combat, communications, security and underwater systems, to mixed reality, cyber security and deployable health solutions, our extensive portfolio of products and services provide high-technology solutions for defence forces and civil industries across the globe.

Apply today to join our crew and deliver solutions with purpose.

The role

As part of the Civil group within Saab Australia, the Field Application Engineer will workshop, deploy, configure, commission and up-sell Saab Australia’s OneView security software centric solutions to customers nationally. This will be achieved through an understanding of the Saab OneView software product features to ensure Saab maintains excellent customer relations and delivers high quality security solutions across all current and future sites nationally and potentially overseas.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Plan and lead tasks as needed to support the rollout of OneView
  • Travel to sites locally, interstate and overseas as needed for successful rollout of OneView
  • Provide OneView and assigned subsystem configuration responsibility from bid, through Factory Acceptance Testing to site configuration, commissioning and final acceptance
  • Support the planning, estimation, preliminary design and documentation of tender submissions
  • Prepare for and lead user workshops and customer feedback sessions

Flexible work arrangements such as hybrid work from home / office will be considered for this role.

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • At least 2 years professional experience, dealing with customers, end-users and contractors
  • Software Configuration and Deployment experience
  • Experience with hardware deployment such as network hardware, security hardware, workstations, servers and storage
  • System Commissioning experience (desirable)
  • Experience with security related 3rd party sub-systems such as Access Control, CCTV, Duress Systems, Perimeter Detection Systems, Biometrics, Key Safes and Intercoms (desirable)
  • IP Networking and Routing experience (desirable)

Culture and benefits

We employ over 700 Australians and are committed to fostering a culture of excellence and enriching the employee experience.

By joining Saab, you’ll be a part of a collaborative and supportive organisation, where your professional growth and work-life balance are emphasised.  You’ll work within an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

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Click ‘Apply’ to submit your CV and cover letter in support of your application. You may contact our careers team at for a copy of the full position description. Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and in exceptional circumstances, the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. We encourage applications as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. We also welcome applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds.

Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.