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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Software Assurance Specialist

Luleå, Sweden
Closing date: 26 March 2023

We are looking for a Software Assurance Specialist. This Specialist will help our organization with guidance to ensure that our software products meet high standards of security, reliability, and quality.

The Software Assurance Specialist will work closely with our development and quality assurance teams to identify and mitigate risks throughout the software development lifecycle.

Your role

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance how to develop and implement (automated) software assurance processes, procedures and standards

  • Provide support on how to efficiently conduct security and risk assessments on software products and identify vulnerabilities on 3:rd party products as well as inner source products and own developed code

  • Guide the organization on how to develop and maintain automated testing tools and scripts for security, reliability and quality testing

  • Collaborate with development and quality assurance teams to address vulnerabilities and implement risk mitigation strategies

  • Provide guidance and training to development and quality assurance teams on software assurance best practices

  • Stay up-to-date with industry standards and best practices for software assurance including ISO and DO178/278 standards

Your profile


  • Experience with software testing tools and techniques

  • Strong understanding of software development and software assurance best practices

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Read more about us here.

Business area Surveillance offers world-leading sensor technology in monitoring and decision support to protect against threats. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, C4I solutions, aviation systems and cyber security.

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

Saab is a company with a strong people-orientation. We offer a friendly work environment where we support and help each other to be at our best. Continuous learning, career & talent development and employee well-being are examples of areas where we always put the strongest effort to offer great opportunities.