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Saab Global

DevOps Engineer with Linux experience, Air traffic Management systems

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 26 March 2023

Join our creative and international environment to help us shape the future of air-traffic management systems, and offer efficient delivery of integrated software systems to airport control towers around the world.

Your Role

The IATS (integrated air-traffic control suite) department develops and delivers complex, customised software for civil aviation, as part of the ATM tower systems business unit.

We are currently undergoing organizational change, and moving from extremely Waterfall processes to a more agile approach with automated testing, continuous integration and continuous delivery.

The IATS DevOps team:

Our aim is to apply software engineering principles, and modern methods found in the wider community, to the process of building, releasing, and deploying IATS software and configuration.

The team’s responsibilities cover:

1. Designing, developing, and maintaining IATS development & build infrastructure (internal systems and tools)

2. Designing and implementing the IATS deployment subsystem (delivered as part of the product)

3. Helping to improve our delivery processes and tools (the bridge between 1 and 2)

What we work with:

  • Linux systems (Red Hat and Debian derivatives)

  • Software tools and services, mostly written in Python and Bash

  • The IATS software itself, written in C++. This is ultimately the responsibility of component maintainers

  • Software version control with Git, Subversion

  • Build pipelines, currently implemented with Jenkins, Maven, Artifactory

  • Software packaging (RPM, deb)

  • Virtualisation, virtual machine management, containers

  • Improving automation and refactoring existing tools to give us continuous integration and continuous delivery. Doing it right

  • IP network design, implementation, and debugging (incl. Ethernet, VLANs, IPv4, IPv6, multicast, TCP, UDP)

  • Switch configuration (Cisco, Juniper)

  • Network services (incl. iSCSI, DHCP, TFTP, DNS, NTP, SNMP, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS)

  • Information security (incl. OS hardening, file system permissions, TLS, public key certificates, digital signatures, cryptographic hashing)

DevOps Engineer responsibilities

  • Design, development, and testing of small-to-medium-scale software programs

  • Linux systems administration, automation, integration (with a DevOps / SRE approach)

  • Some hardware maintenance and troubleshooting

  • Monitoring (hardware, network, software) and analysis

Your profile

To succeed in this role you need to have a MSc in Computer Science or a related subject, or equivalent experience, along with appropriate expertise in Linux systems. The ability to communicate clearly and proficiently in English, both written and spoken are necessary.

An interest in civil aviation is a plus, but we can help you with that!

Experience from leading a team would be considered a merit.

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

Welcome to a workplace with inspiring challenges where the meeting between competence and personality builds the foundation for our success. We look forward to your application as soon as possible!

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

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Read more about us here.

Business area Surveillance offers world-leading sensor technology in monitoring and decision support to protect against threats. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, C4I solutions, aviation systems and cyber security.

Saab is a company with a strong people-orientation. We offer a friendly work environment where we support and help each other to be at our best. Continuous learning, career & talent development and employee well-being are examples of areas where we always put the strongest effort to offer great opportunities.