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Saab Global

Senior Software Developer (Java)

Halmstad, Sweden
Closing date: 26 March 2023

Are you looking for a way to use your programming skills to help make Sweden and the world a safer place? This could be the job for you!

Your role

Command and Control West is growing and expanding to Saabs brand new site in Halmstad. We are looking for one or more senior developers to help establish our department at the new site. Your role is to be a senior member of our new team in Halmstad and together with your team use Java to create and update applications and interfaces for Command, Control and Communication (C3) in the Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) domain (luftvärn in Swedish).

The team you will be a part of have about 6-8 developers and half of the team using the Halmstad office as home base. The team have a mix in age and experience and although some team members may have more specific rolls (tester, architect, etc.) The team have a cross-functional mindset and works together to solve their tasks.

Our teams are given a lot of freedom to find the best technical solutions, supported by experts and the rest of the department. As a senior developer, you will be asked to take a leading role in designing technical solutions and helping the team to be successful in their work.

Your profile

To succeed in this role, you are a self-motivated person used to collaborating within your team as well as with other stakeholders. To thrive in our department you are a developer that finds it rewarding working with complex software in a large codebase. You have at least five or more years of experience of working as a software developer within the area of complex system development. Experience with communication interfaces is very positive, and tactical data links even more so, but is not a requirement.

You are a structured person with the ability to prioritize. You take responsibility to deliver both your own work but also that of your team. Your passion lies in finding the best solutions to complex problems, and implementing those solutions together with your team.

You are a good communicator, fluent in Swedish and English, both verbally and in writing.

Required skills:

  • Bachelor degree or work experience in similar roles and tasks

  • 5+ years of experience working with Java

  • Excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written

  • Experiences from programming in large complex systems

Usefull skills:

  • Experience in tactical data links, or data links

  • Experience in helping other developers grow

  • Knowledge in low level network protocols

  • Knowledge of Jira, Git, Jenkins and/or Docker

  • Understanding of requirement and compliance work

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

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Read more about us here.

Business area Surveillance offers world-leading sensor technology in monitoring and decision support to protect against threats. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, C4I solutions, aviation systems and cyber security.

You will be part of the development of Command, Control and Communication systems for our radars used in the ground base air defence domain. The department consists of approximately 65 employees and consultants and we plan to grow. We have the whole chain of competences from demand to delivery within our department.

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Saab is a company with a strong people-orientation. We offer a friendly work environment where we support and help each other to be at our best. Continuous learning, career & talent development and employee well-being are examples of areas where we always put the strongest effort to offer great opportunities.