Skip to content Go to main navigation Go to language selector

Senior System Engineer

Sonderborg, Denmark
Closing date
1 October 2021
Apply for this job!

Your role

As our new Senior System Engineer, you will be responsible for the technical part of naval projects. Based on customer requirements and best practices, you will plan the system design in close cooperation with system engineers and project managers. You will create a WBS incl. work packages for system engineers, coordinate technical milestones with the project manager, taking the lead for technical meetings with customers and make sure to have all deliverables ready for all technical milestones (PDR, CDR etc.).

We expect you to be experienced with naval projects both on system engineering and project management level and that you are familiar with naval communication systems in general.

Key technologies and disciplines in our solutions and safety critical systems:

  • System requirement analysis
  • Design and specification of systems and sub-systems
  • IP networks & IT security – routing and multi WAN/LAN, firewall, NAT, VPN, WIFI, certificate management, system monitoring
  • Telecommunications – VoIP, PABX, GSM, LTE, PA/GA and intercom and voice recording systems
  • System Integration – all kinds of different interfaces between customers communication and alarm systems with our systems

Personal qualifications

You enjoy working with technical challenges and are motivated by working with new technologies, products and systems. You have a structured and methodical approach to task solving and are experienced with technical project management. You enjoy working in an international environment, and are capable of balancing a holistic view of the project with the detailed view on the specific task.

We expect you to hold a M.Sc. in systems engineering or similar or relevant work experience from the Armed Forces or defence industry. We expect your willingness to travel (also abroad), flexibility, creativity and dedication to the job, fluent English and German in speaking and writing, additionally skills in the Danish language is a plus.


As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background investigation and/or successfully demonstrate eligibility to receive applicable government security clearance(s).

What you will be part of 

Saab in Denmark has exciting opportunities for engineers ready to  design integrated communication systems for Maritime combat systems. Our solutions are built using software and hardware products  from vendors all over the world, integrated through our own  VoIP  software platform, TactiCall. You will be working with a variety of state- of-the-art communication technologies, with the opportunity to grow  your general competence span and specialist skills. 

We offer you a lively international environment in a technology driven  organization, with skilled colleagues to work with and learn from. You  will experience a high degree of freedom and personal responsibility in  an informal atmosphere. Offering a fresh, vibrant place to work, Saab  backs its commitment to offering a healthy work-life balance with a great  working culture, flexible working hours, and a variety of social activities.

Closing date: 2021-10-01

For questions regarding the position please contact:

Markus Zeinar, Manager, System Engineering 

+45 4187 6082  

About Saab Danmark A/S 

Saab in Denmark is part of the Saab Group with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. At the same time, Saab Danmark is an independent legal company with a flat organizational structure. Our main area of business is delivering integrated communication solutions  to civil and military markets at home and abroad. 

You can find further information about our integrated communication solution TactiCall on

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 is also 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 need for a rewarding life beyond work.