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Network Technician

Location
Huskvarna, Sweden
Closing date
20 April 2021
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Are you committed technician within IT, security and teamwork who wants to join the journey towards tomorrow's IT at Saab?

Saab is currently expanding internationally towards becoming a multi-domestic company. In this process, IT plays an important role in facilitating and enabling collaboration. Data has never been as important as it is today. Sharing, collecting, storing, using and capitalizing on data is one important component for all Saab's product areas. Information technology will bring improvements in practically every area and Saab will utilize this by incorporating IT even closer to our core business. Some areas that Saab IT will need to put extra effort in are:

  • Increased digitalization in products and ways of working.

  • Invest in modern technologies such as automation, cyber, cloud and space.

  • Continuing to create a truly inclusive and performance driven culture.  

Your role

You will be a part of a team run on tasks within your technical area, which includes several systems that makes it important to have wide knowledge and be prepared for a vast array of assignments. Your will be a part of a team of system administrators in Sweden and abroad.

Your team will run operations, development and upgrades of systems in order maintain the environments at the recommended security- and functional requirements. In order to maintain the team’s knowledge, you will be responsible for keeping updated with developments and business intelligence in your field. 


You will:

  • Together with your colleagues build and maintain network infrastructure at Saab.

  • Develop Network functionality within SAAB towards requirement today and in the future

  • Work with a security mindset in all that you do.

  • Work in large projects as well as short work tasks.

Your profile

You are a person with a will to learn and contribute. You can easily switch between work tasks and put your concentration where the need is largest at the time, with the long term focus on yours and your team’s long term goals. You work in a team where you learn and help each other every day. You meet other people with respect and understanding, as customer interaction is a part of your everyday job.


You have the ability to communicate your needs, reflections and improvement suggestions to your colleagues in Swedish and English. You have a driver’s license corresponding to Swedish B. Travels within Sweden and internationally is part of the job. This position requires that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act.


As a person, you are solution- and project oriented, pedagogic and service minded with excellent skills in Networking.

We believe that you are working hands-on as a Network Engineer today and are managing large/complex Network solutions. Understand the importance of providing not only the solutions but also the corresponding documentation needed. We expect you to have relevant university degree, and it´s an advantage if you have experience from working according to ITIL and ISO 27001.

As a skilled Network Technician at SAAB you need:

  • Experience of Network design, Network security, Network operation that is a requirement for this employment.

  • Documented experience in automation and scripting within Network area is an requirement for this employment

  • Documented experience of operations and development of NTP and DNS function are a requirement

  • Documented experience of work within Linux/Unix environments

  • Documented certifications and/or experience from Cisco, Checkpoint, Fortinet, Citrix, F5 and NSX are desirable

  • An understanding or the ability to quickly gain an understanding of our core systems and strategic direction

  • An ability to translate security requirements as NIST, CMMC and other into technical solutions within Network domain

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

The positions are full-time and based in Linköping, Göteborg, Huskvarna, Järfälla or Karlskrona.

What we offer you:

  • A team with many happy and cooperative colleagues.

  • Many colleagues in different technologies to ask for help and learn from.

  • An interesting job with new challenges daily and large possibilities to make an impact        

  • High-end technology with large networks structures in a high security environment.

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.

Read more about us here

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

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.