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Senior Software Engineer

Burnaby, Canada
Closing date
30 October 2021
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Your Role:

Saab Technologies Ltd. is seeking a Senior Software Engineer based in Burnaby, British Columbia the Senior Software Engineer works as an important member of the team, working to design and develop critical software systems and to ensure the smooth operation of the department’s mandate. This position takes a lead role in the analysis, design, development, troubleshooting, deployment, maintenance, and support of complex information systems for the department, including:

Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

•    Authentication and Authorization systems utilizing both Linux based LDAP systems and Microsoft Windows based Active Directory (AD) systems
•    Produce and review professional high-quality documentation
•    Improve software design, development and execution capabilities using business unit domain knowledge
•    Contributes to manpower / resource planning and scheduling
•    Perform software-utilizing activities both SQL and NoSQL based databases to store and retrieve data
•    Conduct testing and evaluating new programs
•    Provide mentoring and technical guidance / coaching to others 
•    Writing and implementing efficient code
•    Deploying software tools, processes and metrics
•    Support software that interfaces with Saab Technologies Systems as well as vendor supplied products

Your Skills & Experience:

Required Education and Experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, a technical diploma or related discipline required
•    Experience working in a technical leadership role
•    Minimum 7 years’ direct work experience in the development and maintenance of complex and integrated systems in a large enterprise environment 
•    Must know Modern programming languages such as SQL, Javascript, HTML, and CSS and SCSS
•    Strong knowledge of .NET, C#
•    Vue framework experience is preferred 
•    Strong understanding of In-depth use of networking capabilities within software systems
•    Knowledge of software testing procedures and frameworks
•    Understanding of Modern technical architectures and configuration, including cloud and micro-service based systems
•    The support and maintenance of enterprise scale software
•    Familiarity with project management processes

Required Skills:
•    Ability to be an enthusiastic and resourceful team member, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) in order to interact effectively with colleagues, staff and vendors in a client-oriented environment.
•    Strong web architecture knowledge
•    Strong technology knowledge
•    Must have the ability to communicate technical concepts to other technical staff members
•    Must be a problem solver with a strong customer focus
•    Exceptional time management, project planning, analytical and communication skills, both verbal & written
•    Excellent writing, content development and editing skills
•    Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies
•    Willingness to work flexible hours, especially during time sensitive situations

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 15,500 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 Offers:

•    Competitive salary 
•    Workplace flexibility for a balanced work/life approach
•    Comprehensive benefits package and wellness program
•    Generous company-paid vacation days and holiday time
•    Challenging, collaborative and diverse corporate culture
•    Ongoing opportunities for learning and career development

Saab is 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.
Saab is an equal opportunity employer. If you are a person with a disability and have a question or may require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources by email at

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to  by September 13th, 2021