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Software Nerd for Naval Systems at Saab in Järfälla, Stockholm

Järfälla, Sweden
Closing date: 18 December 2022

Are you a nerd? An experienced software nerd? We are looking for you to join in our mission to create striking performance – the 9LV CMS. To make this engine going we cover all development, from bottom to top, meaning platform solutions all the way to user applications. You want to have the wide perspective, mixed with technical depth and a hint of English? Hey, you just found us!

Your Role

We are now looking to add a more solid base of experience in the team mix. The challenge with our naval software is the size and the complexity of the code base. In a world where new is fresh we also have to align with stability and trustworthiness as our end user is defending our borders. For real. 

We have teams focusing on all aspects of software development and are now looking to grow with following aspects in mind:

  • Sensors and weapons applications – Java, C++
  • Operator decision support  – Java, C++, Python
  • Time critical function chains – Ada
  • Linux environment and operating systems – Python

As a team member in one of our naval software development teams, you have the opportunity to both teach and learn from your fellow team members and you have great influence on our products and technical solutions, as each team has their own area of expertise.

Your Profile

We think that you have worked up a knowledge within software development from learning by doing, you are familiar with the processes around requirement, development and delivery, and you are comfortable in your experience in tackling software development tasks. You understand the challenges in developing software in large and complex systems.

To contribute in our teams we think you have a collaborative mind-set and you are a team player that encourages an open, trustful and innovative climate.

You are probably a good match if you can relate to at least three of these statements:

  • You want to keep people and society safe!
  • You like facing challenges as a team
  • You like expanding your skillset
  • You aim for high quality and at being genuinely proud of your work
  • You want to work at a large international company

Required skills/experience:

  • 5 years of experience from software development
  • You like working both in teams and independently
  • Good communication skills in speaking and writing (Swedish and English)

Good-to-have skills/experience:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree within Science/Engineering/Technology, within computer science, engineering physics or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of Java
  • Good knowledge of Linux

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.

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.

Our Combat Systems business unit supplies world leading Command and Control systems, product and services to the armed forces. We operate globally with local sites in Sweden, Australia and Finland. This position is offered at the Järfälla site, situated 20 minutes outside of Stockholm city.

Below links gives you a hint of what you will be part in building. Welcome aboard!

https://saab.com/naval/decision-superiority/combat-management-systems/9lv-cms/ 

https://saab.screen9.tv/media/jS6nYMGoS3EE3M4op_MyKw/9lv-combat-system-short-version

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.