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Microwave/RF Engineer

Järfälla, Sweden
Closing date: 30 August 2022

Microwave/RF Engineer within state-of-the-art Electronic Warfare (EW) applications. Developing cutting edge technology in systems like the Gripen fighter aircraft and GlobalEye airborne surveillance system.

Your role

We are facing challenges and opportunities in several parallel projects within our business area and we need to further strengthen ourselves with a microwave/RF engineer. You will be working with microwave/RF simulation, design, layout, measurement, verification and documentation. The work is suitable both for newly graduated and for you who has a few years of experience in the field. The important thing is that you are sincerely interested in the topic, willing to learn more, and develop your skills together with experienced colleagues. Part of your time will be allocated for handling technical aspects of microwave modules used in our portfolio.

Your profile

We are looking for someone having a M. Sc. degree or similar. Newly graduated or with a few years of work experience. The most important thing is a sincere interest within microwave design and development, from system level specification to detailed design. This includes work on passive and active circuits, modules or sub-systems, prototype development, measurement technology, test and verification. You must also be willing to learn and advance your skills together with experienced colleagues. You also need to document your work in order for others to follow and understand your design choices.


  • An academic degree within a relevant field
  • Curious and willing to learn

Desired knowledge:

  • EW and Radar systems
  • Ultra wideband microwave technology (up to 40+ GHz)
  • Filter, amplifier, mixer, and frequency generation design on PCB
  • Tools: AWR Microwave Office/VSS, Mentor Graphics, CST Microwave Studio, Ansoft HFSS, Matlab

As much of the work is done in teams, it is important that you enjoy working with others and that you are comfortable in asking and communicating in a prestigious free manner. You should also have a good ability to independently drive your own work and take your own initiative when required. You are analytical and enjoy working with a holistic view without losing control of the details.

The work is relatively free in its structure, which is why it is important that you are good at planning, prioritizing and structuring. As a person, you should take responsibility and work in a collaborative way. You will be communicating with various instances and functions within and outside the company.

The work is subject to Swedish defense secrecy.

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 a part of

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world.

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.

You will be part of the Microwave & Antennas section of the EWAS Systems Business Unit. EWAS Systems is responsible for systems for electronic warfare such as radar warners, jammers, tracking radar sensors, countermeasures and signal intelligence. The Microwave & Antennas section is responsible for RF system design, microwave design, and antenna design. With us, you will be part of the development of Gripen E, GlobalEye, and other exciting projects!

It might be some time before we come back to you due to the summer period, but don´t hesitate – apply today! You can write your application in Swedish or English.

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