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Software Developers - Combat Systems

Tampere, Finland
Closing date
7 August 2022
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After the successful establishment of our Finland operations, we continue expanding our development organization with several new positions.

Are you up for an exciting journey with modern technologies, building of large scale global systems, and being part of Saab Combat Systems growing contribution to the Finnish Security of Supply – this is the unique opportunity for you!

Your role
In this role, you will be handling versatile SW development tasks related to our 9LV Combat Management System for naval customers. You will be part of an agile development team in Finland with a broad focus on different system features globally. As a SW developer, you will have responsibility for everything from system architectural design to implementation and verification on an everyday basis.

Your profile
As a person, you are truly a doer, willing to get hands-on solving any problems needed to help the product and the organisation move forward. You have a collaborative mind-set and you are a team player that encourages an open, trustful and innovative climate. Ideally, you share our eagerness to learn new technologies, and to challenge the status quo.

Required skills/experience:

  • Good understanding and experience from agile SW development
  • Good programming skills with Java, C/C++ or Ada
  • You like working both in teams and independently
  • Good communication skills in speaking and writing (Finnish and English)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other equivalent background
  • Basic knowledge of Linux

Good-to-have skills/experience:

  • Experience with scripting languages (Python, Javascript etc.)
  • Virtualization and containerization techniques and tools
  • Product creation experience

The position entails to working with classified information. Therefore, a drug test and approved Security Clearance in accordance with the Finnish Security Clearance act 726/2014 is required for the selected applicant.

What you will be a part of?
In addition to extremely interesting projects, we offer you unique career opportunities where on-going training and development is also provided to help you build your career. We are big enough to offer a wide range of opportunities, but agile enough to be noticed and recognized. 

Locally, we want to keep our organization very flat, and we embrace our culture built on values of trust, openness and atmosphere of caring for each other. Your comfortable office space will be located at Saab Technology Center, just close to Tampere downtown in the historical Tampella district. Working remotely/hybrid work is obviously also seen as an option.

Saab’s Combat System business unit supplies world leading Command and Control systems, products and services to the armed forces. We operate globally with local sites in Sweden, Australia and Finland. Learn more about the product  


We are looking forward hearing more from you!

Please also note, that we are processing applications until end of June, and proceeding recruitment process with interviews again in August 2022. 

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. Check out the Saab-Life to know more about the benefits of joining us!