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Section Manager - Airborne Radar Simulator Design

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 30 August 2024

Want to influence the bigger picture? At Saab, you can realise amazing innovations that keep people and societies safe. Together, we can truly make an impact – and your part matters.

We are looking for a first line manager to lead our expanding Fighter Radar Airborne Simulator design section in delivering state of art simulator software to our internal and external customers.

Your role

As Section Manager Airborne Radar Simulator Design you will lead a section consisting of several SW development teams, developing state of art Radar simulators, hence radar models with corresponding test and verification environments, as well as Radar Environment Simulator software.

As manager for the Airborne Radar Simulator Design section you will have a meaningful role within Product Unit Fighter Radar, including:

  • Responsibility for product unit’s airborne simulator activities as well as ensuring alignment of business goals and deliveries with internal and external customers
  • Design responsibility for airborne simulator software, securing compliance with company processes and quality requirements
  • Actively develop teams and individuals to foster high performing team environment
  • Initiate and drive design efficiency programs to ensure utilization of state of art development standards within software development domain. Further nurture cooperation with other design units to develop ways-of-working
  • Responsibility for physical test environment used by Airborne Simulator development teams
  • Actively participate in business development activities, hence enable exploration of market opportunities

All with the main purpose to secure efficient and timely deliveries, appropriate quality level and expected customer satisfaction.

Your profile

To be successful in this position you need to have a genuine interest in software development, ability to motivate, engage and challenge yourself as well as your colleagues. You are a team player who communicates and cooperate well with others, and further has the ability to create and maintain a broad network.

Following is further desired:

  • Genuine interest in complex software product development, methodology and cooperation across sites
  • Structured and performance driven ways-of-working
  • Recognized communication and influencing skills
  • Experience from leading SW development teams/units is preferred
  • Business understanding, customer focus and product development experience

Last but not least, you have the ability to create a collaborative work environment with transparency, respect and trust among employees. You support Surveillance overall culture program “Together as One”.

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

Behind our innovations stand the people who make them possible. Brave pioneers and curious minds. Everyday heroes and inventive troubleshooters. Those who share deep knowledge and those who explore sky-high. And everyone in between. 

Joining us means making an impact together, contributing in our own unique ways. From crafting complex code and building impressive defence and security solutions to simply sharing a coffee with a colleague, every action counts. We encourage you to take on challenges, to create smart inventions and grow in our friendly and tech-savvy workspace. We have a solid mission to keep people and society safe.

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 22,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer and more sustainable world.

Saab designs, manufactures and maintains advanced systems in aeronautics, weapons, command and control, sensors and underwater systems. Saab is headquartered in Sweden. It has major operations all over the world and is part of the domestic defence capability of several nations. Read more about us here