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Software developer - for Test Equipment Gripen

Arboga, Sweden
Closing date
9 February 2022
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At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

​Your role

A Test Equipment used for electronic units controls a great number of test instruments, such as Oscilloscope's and DC Power supplies. As a Software developer, you together with the rest of the team will work with the framework TS800 for the test equipment. From concept, design, programming, and installation on site, to deliver a complete product and then support the product. You will interface with internal and external customers and work with them to meet their needs. We are in need of a software developer that can help us in the development and support teams for the new generation of test equipment. The role includes occasional traveling both in country and abroad. Based on your skills and wishes, as well as the needs of a project, your role in the project is shaped.

In order to continue to be a technology company at the forefront, we place great emphasis on personal development and further education. For those who want, there are clear career paths and good opportunities to develop both technically and within leadership such as towards senior software developer, software architect, traveling support engineer, technical management, project management and line manager.

You are a committed and social engineer who enjoys working in teams. You are innovative and like to learn new things, you find variation in work task stimulating and you drive tasks to closure. You like to occasional travel to customers and support them at their sites.

Your Profile

At Saab there are good opportunities for challenges and personal development for both the experienced engineer and the recently graduated. For this position, previous work experience of development projects is an advantage but not a requirement. Also work experience from supporting / on site support is an advantage.

It is important to us that you have an accepting attitude towards people regardless of whom you meet. Respect and dignity should be keywords to you at all times.


  • Adequate university education within Software and Computer Engineering.


  • Previous experience of test instruments
  • Previous experiance in software development in C++
  • Previous experiance of customer support
  • C++, Visual Studio, DevOps Server and Agile development methods such as Scrum are merit.

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.

Last day of application: 9th February

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.
We welcome your application in both English and Swedish.

What you will be a part of

You will be a part of the Gripen project and work with development of Test Equipments for Gripen. The department Test Equipment designs, produces and supports test equipment for, primarily, maintenance of the electronics in the Gripen Fighter System. The department also provides support and service for its products to other Saab units. Today we are about 90 employees but are in an expansive phase where we need to become more people.

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.

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