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Software engineer who wants to develop new functionality in JAS 39 Gripen

Linköping, Sweden
Lisen Götze [C]
Micael Malm
Closing date
29 October 2020 Apply for this job!

Are you interested in flight related technology and developing your software skills? Then this might be the position for you.

Your role

As a Software Engineer, you will be working in a team responsible for developing and maintaining a wide variety of avionics functions in JAS 39 Gripen. The software must be compliant with flight industry regulations in regards to flight safety. Solutions are verified and proven safe through documentation, reviews and tests.

The main tasks are:

  • Definition of requirements
  • Design
  • Verification and Validation
  • Programming (object-oriented)
  • Understanding and maintaining existing functionality

Your profile

You enjoy good cooperation with colleagues and other stakeholders where you contribute with good communication skills and positive energy. You are a person with interest in software development and you value personal development as well as learning new tools and work procedures.

Required skills:

  • B.Sc./M.Sc. or relevant work experience
  • Excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written
  • Likes to cooperate in a curious and prestige less way
  • Programming

Desired skills :

  • Experience from development of technical systems
  • Understanding of the whole development chain - requirements to verification
  • Have good ability to work with different personalities and spread positive energy within the team

This position requires that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act.

What you will be a part of

You will a part of the whole development chain e.g definition of requirements, design and verification in flight simulators. Your work content and future development will be depending on you experience and interest and of course the future need from the company. The functions developed by you and your team will have many interfaces towards other parts of the aircraft which will give you the opportunity to get a good overall understanding of the different complex systems in Gripen. This will be a good base for your future development and career at Saab.

In your work you will continuously develop your competence, both by training and competence transfer from experienced colleagues.  

We believe that you are a curios, open and outgoing person who can easily cooperate in both small and large projects. You will work in smaller team with competent colleagues and develop new functions in fighter aircraft Gripen.

We are located in Linköping and is a part of Business Area Aeronautics, which you can read more about here (Business Areas) at our external web page.

Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English.

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.