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Product Test Engineer at Saab Air Traffic Management Tower Systems

Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Closing date
15 December 2021
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Your role

As Product Test Engineer you are part of an international product development team located in Apeldoorn (the Netherlands) and Gothenburg (Sweden) that is responsible for the validation of the Integrated Air Traffic Control Suite (I-ATS). I-ATS is an advanced suite built up with more than 50 different software components distributed over various computers. As a Product Test Engineer you will perform tests at the system level to validate that the combination of all the components work according to the specification, both from a functional level and a performance level.

In the role as Product Test Engineer, your responsibilities will be:

  • Define, prepare and execute formal tests

  • Perform free tests to verify robustness and completeness of all the functions

  • Expanding the automated tests to support the continuous integration process.

  • Advise on requirements definition

  • Advise projects in acceptance trajectories

  • First root-cause analysis of reported problems

  • Coordination of reported issues with developers

Your profile

  • Higher degree in a relevant subject or relevant experience

  • A Software Engineer background skilled in e.g. Python, Java script, Shell scripting and an interest in testing

  • Preferably knowledge of test automation frameworks

  • Knowledge of system testing

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

  • Knowledge of Linux and preferable of networks and system hardening

  • Understanding of Air Traffic Management (preferable)

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

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 part of

The Air Traffic Management department consists of an enthusiastic team of project managers, systems engineers, installation managers, software engineers and support engineers who work together to develop world-class air traffic control products. These systems streamline air traffic control for airports ranging in size from small private airports to global hubs. Saab Air Traffic Management continues to be a world leader in air traffic control systems by continuously developing innovative products, such as the Integrated Air Traffic Control Suite (I-ATS), which digitally upgrades and consolidates air traffic control towers, and the Digital Tower system, which allows airports to be remotely controlled.

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 17,700 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.

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

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.