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Saab Global

Hands-on Embedded SW Development Lead

Tampere, Finland
Closing date: 16 December 2023

Saab Sensor Technology Center in Tampere is part of Surveillance organization unit at Saab. The R&D teams are developing extremely complex and innovative electronic warfare systems, motivated by a clear target: to keep people safe. As an example of a brilliant product we are developing in Tampere, check this out!

Your role
We have an excellent software development team full of both experienced professionals and growing juniors, but are still eagerly looking for new colleagues to join us and help us make some awesome high-tech stuff! Backlog is full for years to come, and there are many roles and tasks available in the SW team, which we can tailor together based on your expertise and career ambitions. We appreciate if you accompany your application with a motivation letter, giving us an insight on what you can do, would like to do and learn, and which kind of role and responsibilities you would be interested in.

Currently we are primarily looking for a more seasoned SW developer, with experience on embedded software development and also ambition and capability to steer a work stream towards targets. We need a person who can walk in, see what needs to be done, and jump directly at it with the team. In addition to the hands-on implementation of top-quality software, you'll work closely with other teams (RF, HW, testing) to figure out what the software needs to do and how the system should work. You get to work with absolutely cutting-edge technologies, and are guaranteed to learn something new along the way!

So, what do you need to bring to the table? First and foremost, you've got to be an expert in C++ and have a solid understanding of embedded systems. You should have experience with embedded operating systems like Linux and ideally also with RTOS. We appreciate if you are familiar with Yocto (or other build system), digital signal processing, and of course any additional programming know-how on top of C++ is a plus. Being comfortable with agile software development processes is expected, and familiarity with DevOps and CI considered valuable. Previous experience on scrum master, product owner, project management, or other lead position is greatly valued.

Would be good to know your way around hardware interfaces and communication protocols and have some knowledge about FPGAs. Familiarity with tools like JTAG debuggers, oscilloscopes, and logic analyzers will help you to participate in debugging more efficiently, but is not mandatory. 
As said, tasks can be tailored based on your expertise, so don’t hesitate to apply and see where it takes us.

What you will be part of?
Our development projects offer a wide range of interesting opportunities to grow and challenge yourself within different phases in product development cycle, from specification to laboratory and qualification testing. In addition to interesting projects and learning by doing, Saab offers various trainings and learning paths to help you build your competence and career. 

Your work place will be at Saab Sensor Technology Center in Tampere downtown in newly renovated premises. Since Saab is a global company, this role requires fluent communication (in English) with colleagues abroad, and may require some travelling (mainly short visits to Sweden occasionally).
We offer competitive benefit package, including lunch benefit, gym facilities, transport related options, and many more.

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.
Would you like to know more about the life at Saab and the benefits of joining us?
Learn more, and read about  Saab Life

Take your chance to build your future career at Saab by submitting your CV and application via Saab Careers already now! Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

In this job, some of your tasks have a connection to defense secrecy. Therefore, a drug test and approved security clearance in accordance with the Finnish Security Clearance act 726/2014 is required for the selected applicant.