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Project Manager - Electronic Warfare

Tampere, Finland
Josefin Andersson
Jani Pelkonen
Closing date
8 November 2020 Apply for this job!

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. Saab Technology Center is further expanding its development unit in Tampere and we are seeking talented, self-driven and highly motivated Project Manager to spearheading the development of complex Electronic Warfare systems. 

Your role 

As part of a research and development team, you will collaborate with our cross-functional, multi-disciplinary development team in definition, design and development of electronic warfare products.  This is an exciting position, which leverages both deep technical expertise as well as sharp project management skills. The selected candidate will have opportunities to engage in cutting-edge technology development across modern electronic warfare and radar solutions. 

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

  • Leading the product development activities of Electronic Warfare products  
  • Development, coordination and execution of a plan and schedule with the internal and external customers 
  • Developing and managing customer requirements for individual projects  
  • Developing strategic working relationships and coordinating with internal stakeholders  

Your profile 

Required skills

  • Master of Science in Technical Physics, Electrical Engineering, Digital Signal Processing or equivalent 
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in RF and Wireless Communications Industry  
  • Strong experience with technical project management  
  • Experience in mixed signal, RF and communications systems development  
  • Capability to work with minimum supervision required - highly motivated and self-driven 
  • Comfortable with making quick/key decisions and then taking responsibility to push them forward 
  • Excellent communication skills in Finnish and English, verbal and written 

Desired skills

  • Knowledge with one or more of the following topics: Electronic Warfare, Radar, COMINT, SIGINT or ELINT  
  • Understanding of all the phases of product development process, from early concept to product ramp-down 

The position entails to working with classified information and requires therefore applicant to  participate a background check and a security clearance made by a Finnish Security Intelligence  Service. 

What you will be a part of 

Your work place will be Saab Technology Center in Tampere downtown, but since Saab is a global company, this role will require some travelling and being able to communicate with your colleagues abroad. At Saab Technology Center, you will be part of the Electronic Warfare Systems Business Unit. Saab 
Technology Center contributes to the next generation distributed systems for Electronic Support and  Electronic Attack highly innovative hardware and software. In addition to extremely interesting projects, we offer you unique career opportunities where on-going training and development is also provided to help you build your career. We are big enough to  offer a wide range of opportunities, but agile enough to be noticed and recognized. 

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