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Software Architect, Command and Control West

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date
13 November 2021
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Would you like to be part of forming our future Command and Control systems for our ground based radars? Look at this job!

Your role

Command and Control West is growing and we need to strengthen our team of software architects. You will have a central and vital role in defining and designing our present and future Command and Control systems for Saabs ground based radar systems.

As a software architect, you will be responsible for architectural decisions in the development of command, control and communication software in Java and your main tasks are:

  • Technical leader for development teams

  • Design solutions in close cooperation with stakeholders (internal and external)

  • Support project management with planning and cost estimates

Your profile

To succeed in this role, you need to be interested in the development of new solutions while being able to grasp and adhere to a large and complex framework. You are already a leader but seek to continuously improve your technical leadership with the purpose to make others grow and take responsibility for the complete system solution. You take a systematic approach to visualizing and handling architectural issues.

You are communicative and can explain complex technical concepts in dialogue with both product managers and software developers. You possess strong computer science fundamentals: network protocols, API design, programming languages and distributed systems.

As a person, you are positive, approachable and enjoy teamwork!

Required skills:

  • M.Sc in Computer Engineering and/or Software Engineering or similar relevant experience

  • At least 10 years of experience from working with software development, committing code as well as and handling requirements within software projects (Java, C++, C etc)

  • 5 years of documented experience in a leading software engineering role

  • Documented experience from working with network protocols, Java and Linux

  • Agile software development

  • Fluent communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written

Desired skills:

  • Experience from working with military command, control and communication systems

  • Experience from development of safety critical systems, and working with standards such as RTCA DO-278A or IEC 61508

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 part of

You will be part of department Command and Control West that consists of 60 employees, ranging from architects and project managers to developers and integration and verification staff, responsible for developing our world-class Combat Systems and C4I Solutions.

We are part of Business Unit Radar Solutions, which is responsible for Radar in airborne-, surface- and naval systems as well as command and control systems within Business Area Surveillance, a world-leading supplier of systems for detection of threats and self-protection.

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air-, land- and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 17,700 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 needs for a rewarding life beyond work. Do you want to get to know our business and our people a little bit better? Here you can find some stories told by our employees.

If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal - to help protect people.