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Product System Test Lead

Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Closing date
30 November 2020
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We currently looking for an experienced Product System Test Lead ATM

Your role

As Product System Test Lead you are capable of quickly becoming familiar with Saab Integrated Air Traffic Control Suite product (I-ATS) and will be part of an international product development team located in Apeldoorn, Syracuse (USA) and Gothenburg (Sweden). You will be responsible for organizing the verification of all requirements, varying from automated unit testing to system level tests. You will define a process for performing the validation in the most time effective and cost effective approach. Note that this is NOT a mechanical, aerospace, or avionics engineering position, the work is software-focused.
At present the I-ATS test team is lead and mainly located in Syracuse, mid next year the system test activities will be transferred and executed in Apeldoorn and Gothenburg. At the start you will work as a member of the I-ATS test team, coordinate the transfer and become responsible for executing these test activities at both locations in Europe.
For your role, it is expected that you will be travelling a few times a year to Sweden.

You are responsible to:

  • Planning, leading and taking part in verification and validation activities

  • Providing technical oversight for a team of 2 to 4 test engineers in both Gothenburg and Apeldoorn

  • Expending the automated testing to support the continues integration process

  • Allocating resources, including personnel, tools, equipment, and labs

  • Developing, documenting, and executing test approaches and procedures

  • Ensuring compliance with ED-109A software safety objectives

  • Participating in status meetings

  • Advise on process improvements

  • Advise on requirements definition

Your profile

  • Higher degree in a relevant subject or relevant experience;

  • Preferably 3 or more years of experience as tester or test lead

  • Communicate fluently in English, both verbally and written and preferably in Dutch;

  • Planning and scheduling skills;

  • Knowledge of system test engineering;

  • Knowledge of Linux and preferable safety, network and security;

  • Understanding of Air Traffic Management (preferable);

  • European Union residency or work permit / visa / citizenship in the European Union

What you will be part of

Saab Traffic Management (TM) serves customers around the globe with advanced solutions that enable the safe and efficient movement of people and goods. There are three operating units within TM: Air Traffic Management (ATM) is the solution provider of air traffic control tower systems and surveillance sensor systems;  Maritime Traffic Management (MTM) solutions include port and Vessel Traffic Management Information Systems (VTMIS) and Automatic Identification Systems (AIS); Public Safety and Security (PSS) is the solution provider for mission critical integrated operations.

In ATM, we develop full air traffic control systems for the tower operations. All flights on and around the airport are planned, monitored and controlled by our system, providing the essential tools for the air traffic controllers to perform their tasks as safe and efficient as possible.

The ATM department consists of an enthusiastic team of project managers, systems engineers, installation managers, software engineers, test and integration and support engineers. The products of Saab are applied in various projects worldwide, in the area of Air Traffic Services inside air traffic control tower at airports and remotely allowing control of multiple airports from one location.

About Saab

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 14,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

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.