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IT Project & Service Engineer

Hull, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date
27 March 2021
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Hull, UK (home/office) with regular UK and some International travel


Saab is a global high-technology company that offers world-leading solutions and services in defence, aviation, space and civil security. At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

Saab is a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility as well as good opportunities for advancing in your career. Additionally, Saab is a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

What you will be a part of

You will be a part of Saab’s Public Safety & Security business unit where we develop, deploy and support software based Command, Control and Communication systems for the civil security area. The systems are used to streamline, monitor and protect critical flows and operations, which places very high demands on system security and availability.

Our customers include police forces, ambulance services, fire and rescue services, airports, public transport and prisons. We are developing systems which are critical for the business of our customers so the focus is on performance, reliability and configurability. We work closely with our customers and are driven by strong customer and user focus. We adopt an Agile methodology and we aim to constantly develop and work with the latest technology.

Our solutions use up-to-date technology and for the right person Saab’s Public Safety team offers enormous opportunities to work with stimulating and challenging work, alongside skilled and dedicated co-workers.

The Opportunity

We are searching for an enthusiastic commissioning and support engineer to join our established UK team.  You will live commutable distance from our Hull office and divide your time between working from the office, home and travelling to our customer locations throughout the UK.

Your role

  • Be part of our enthusiastic team of commissioning and support engineers

  • Work with colleagues in the UK and around the world to make the difference; our products help keep people and society safe

  • Be the sort of person who will seize the opportunity to learn new technologies used by Saab’s innovative software products

  • Use your strong people skills to work collaboratively with our partner’s and customer’s technical teams and end users

  • Install and configure our high-availability software solutions to new customers

  • Provide technical support and implement software upgrades to our live customers

  • Create test specifications, execute testing in customer environments and produce test reports

Your skills

You will experience in and be willing learn some of the following:

  • MS Server 2012/2016

  • MS Windows 10

  • MS SQL Server 2014/2016

  • MS Active Directory

  • TCP/IP knowledge and basic skills of configuring network devices

  • VMware infrastructure, ideally to the level of VMware – VCP-DCV (Data Centre Virtualization)

  • Skype for Business 2016

  • Load balancers

  • ITIL v3

Candidates must hold a UK driving licence and have been a UK resident for a minimum of 3 years (a mandatory pre-requisite to gain security clearance).