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Bachelor Thesis, 15 HP: Map and improve the overall test methodology

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date
31 January 2022
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For your Bachelor thesis you and a fellow student have the chance to map and improve the overall test methodology in the area of Development simulators for Gripen.

Your role


In order to improve our way of working for both current and future products we want you to investigate, map and suggest improvements of the overall test methodology in the area of Development Simulators.


Description of the Bachelor thesis

You will be working with investigating the overall test methodology in the area of Development Simulators via interviews and hands on test, manual and automatic. Identify potential gaps and possible suggestion of improvements of the test chain.

The output should be a complete flowchart of the current test chain and a compilation of deficiencies and possible improvements to ensure that we have a cohesive and efficient test strategy for the area.

If time permits, implementation of proposed improvements may be started.

Your profile

This Bachelor Thesis is suitable for two students. You are studying within the area of software engineering or similar and are about to start your Bachelor Thesis work for 15 HP. You are interested in solving technical problems in aeronautical systems. We are looking for team players enjoying collaboration within the team as well as with external contacts.

Required skills:

  • Communication skills in Swedish, verbal and written.
  • Communication skills in English, verbal and written.
  • Very good social skills
  • Strong personal drive
  • Interest in both theoretical and practical problem solving
  • Genuine interest in test and test methodology

What you will be a part of

You will be a part of the Saab Department of Simulator, Training and Support that work with development, system design, integration, and support of simulators. The department is responsible for the aircraft simulation of Gripen, used in all simulators. The aircraft simulation is state-of-the-art, extremely advanced and is to be regarded as a complete virtual aircraft. We are currently working with developing technology for the next generation of our simulators. We are striving for continuous improvement of our competence, way-of-working and new solutions.

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.

You can send us your application alone or with a companion in either Swedish or English.

Last application day


We work with continuous selection, meaning that the position may be filled before the last application date. We therefore encourage you to apply today if you feel that this is the right challenge for you!

Contact information

Madeleine Tapper, chef

+46 13 185139

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.