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Software Engineers - Our Door is Open!

Adelaide, Australia
Closing date
8 February 2021
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About us

At Saab Australia, we’re pioneering Australia’s capability to defend and protect itself with the ongoing development of advanced defence and security technologies. We develop everything from combat, communications and security systems, to mixed reality and cyber security solutions. Over 30 years, we’ve built a proud reputation of driving solutions that keep us ahead of today’s complex challenges and are now seeking our employees of tomorrow to join our thinking edge, as we head toward our next innovative chapter.

Apply today to join our crew and deliver solutions with purpose.

The role

Saab is seeking experience Software Engineers who:

  • are workplace experienced and ready to face complex challenges;

  • have knowledge and experience in the full software development lifecycle and various software development methodologies

  • have specific or relatable experience in one or more of the following:

    • Defence systems and subsystems e.g. weapons, sonar, radar and communications

    • Programming in Java, Ada, C++, Python etc

    • Human Machine Interface development

    • Simulation and Modelling development

    • Software and Hardware systems integration

  • are prepared to assist Saab’s contribution to Australia’s Defence and Security enterprise

Please note that these opportunities are being offered on initial 4 year fixed term contracts.

Culture and benefits

We now employ over 500 Australians and are committed to fostering a culture of excellence and enriching the employee experience. We offer a fresh and vibrant workplace, with a focus on continuous learning, collaboration and knowledge sharing. By joining Saab, you’ll experience an open minded and supportive organisation, where your health, well-being and work-life balance are emphasised and you’ll have the opportunity to develop a long term career.

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Click ‘Apply’ to submit your CV and cover letter in support of your application. You may contact our careers team at for further information about the role.

To work at Saab you must comply with Defence Industry security requirements (i.e. you will be an Australian citizen and able to meet eligibility requirements). International Traffic In Arms (ITAR) regulations also apply and your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

 Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.