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Senior software engineer

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 29 September 2022

Looking for software challenges?
Our code need to protect human rights


Since 1937 Saab is home to a dedicated group of people who get inspired by working at the forefront of technology, sharing the belief that it’s a human right to feel safe.
Together we find innovative solutions to complex problems making people safer - all around the world.
Our teams include women, men, mothers, fathers, the self-taught, the college-educated, the disputed and people from all over the world, encouraged to explore their full potential. In a complex and unpredictable world, we make people feel safer.

What you will do

You will be have a central and vital role in defining and designing our present and future systems. You will be also involved in design and development of new solutions within Saab and have the opportunity to work with the following tasks. Depending on your experience, you will have the opportunity to be involved as:

  • An integral part of highly collaborative agile teams with a strong common goal where you will have a clear mission and ownership in making solutions in service for customers around the world

  • Work on some of the most advanced technologies and solutions in the defence- and civil security industry

  • Take Saab to the next level of our software journey where much of the ground you will cover will be unexplored

  • Bring new ideas and innovative thinking as well as spend quality time with our world-class radars

  • Technical leader for development teams

  • Design of solutions

  • Mentoring and guiding development team

  • Demonstration and prototype activities

Who are you?

You are communicative and can explain complex technical concepts in dialogue with both product managers and software developers. You possess strong computer science fundamentals such as: network protocols, API design, programming languages and distributed systems. As a person, you are positive, approachable and enjoy teamwork!

Required skills:

  • Extensive experience from working with software (preferably Java)

  • Experience in a leading software engineering role

  • Agile software development

What is in it for you?

  • We use a continuous learning to improve performance and innovation

  • Apart from your salary our compensations recognize life is about more than work and offer our employees several benefits including a voluntary share savings programme, and possibilities, that makes life easier and more fun, read more here

  • A strong culture based on Trust, Diversity, Drive and Expertise

  • Based in Gothenburg or partly from home. Working with defence and security, we have custom-based technology to maintain the security and national interests. This means some work will need to be done at our site

The hometown of Saab´s Radar technology - Göteborg

Did you know that Saab in Göteborg is where our radar technology first started, over 60 years ago?
Today, Saab is part of the world’s strongest microwave cluster.
Located in Kallebäck, overlooking Gothenburg, we develop, test, research, produce and deliver our systems. We work from different parts of the world but our hometown is what we always return to.

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.

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe.

Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable 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