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Senior Systems Engineer Air Traffic Management

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 8 June 2024

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Your role

Saab Air Traffic Management is expanding and looking for an additional Lead Systems Engineer to join our Tower Systems Team in Sweden (Gothenburg). The right candidate will work with exciting and challenging tasks, collaborating with experienced colleagues in an international environment that fosters career development and personal growth.

In this position you will be the technical lead for one or several customer projects, delivering our air traffic control system I-ATS to worldwide customers. Your overall responsibility will be focusing on ensuring that the technical delivery is in accordance with customer requirements as well as industry standards and regulations. You will collaborate closely with the program manager and act as the point-of-contact for all technical aspects of the delivery. You will lead, plan and coordinate the work of other systems engineers involved in the project.

You and the team will be involved during the entire project life cycle, performing requirements analysis, developing requirement specifications and configuring the system. You will also have the opportunity to travel to our worldwide customers to participate in testing and validation of the system as well as installation and commissioning at customer site.

This position requires collaboration not only with your team, but also with system developers, project managers, customers and end-users. You will also be involved in different activities such as workshops, customer negotiations, and on-site trainings. Travels generally range from a few days to a week per trip, about once a month on average.

The position is located in Gothenburg (Lindholmen Science Park) with the possibility of a hybrid work arrangement.

Your profile

You hold at least a bachelor degree in computer science, software engineering or an equivalent field. Alternatively, you have extensive experience and knowledge within the Air Traffic Management domain. In addition, you have minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar leading role and have a great interest in technical and complex software systems, preferably within Air Traffic Management.

To be successful in this role you must be a confident leader, self-motivated and appreciate continuous learning. Since we work team-based and interact with customers, it is important that you are a communicative person with strong collaboration skills, especially when it comes to written and verbal communication in English. You have previous experience of developing, writing and/or reviewing technical documents.

You are skilled in planning paired with the ability to organize and prioritize your work efficiently since you will be working towards set deadlines. It’s also important to have a flexible and confident mindset enabling you to adapt to changing circumstances within the project.

We also believe you have experience in the following areas:

  • Delivery and/or integration of complex Software systems
  • Customer interaction and leading negotiations
  • System specification and verification
  • Technical Leadership

It is an advantage if you have experience in:

  • Project Management
  • Aviation background
  • Cyber security
  • Safety critical systems
  • Software Development
  • Network fundamentals and design

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

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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