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Systems administrator Linux

Karlskoga, Sweden
Closing date
26 October 2021
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Are you a person with a great interest in technology in the UNIX-LINUX area? Are you committed to IT, security and teamwork and want to join the journey towards tomorrow's IT at Saab? If so, you might be the one we are looking for and would love to have your application.

Saab is currently expanding internationally towards becoming a multi-domestic company. In this process, IT plays an important role in facilitating and enabling collaboration. Data has never been as important as it is today. Sharing, collecting, storing, using and capitalizing on data is one important component for all Saab's product areas. Information technology will bring improvements in practically every area and Saab will utilize this by incorporating IT even closer to our core business. Some areas that Saab IT will need to put extra effort in are:

  • Increased digitalization in products and ways of working.
  • Invest in modern technologies such as automation and cloud.
  • Continuing to create a truly inclusive and performance driven culture.

Your future challenge

In the role as Systems Administrator within the Linux platform, you will as a part of our team run on tasks within several systems. Therefore, it is important to have wide knowledge and be prepared for a vast array of assignments. Your team is part of a larger team of system administrators in Sweden. Moreover, you and your team will run operation, develop and upgrade our systems in order maintain the IT-infrastructure and the environments at the recommended security- and function updates. In order to maintain the team’s knowledge you will be responsible for keeping updated with developments and business intelligence in your field.  You and your colleagues will run in to new tasks that demand creativity, patience and some understanding for other technologies than “your own”.

In this role, your main tasks will be:

  • Together with your colleagues, maintain and develop the existing IT-infrastructure at Saab.
  • Daily operations e.g. handle incidents and keeping the IT environment stable
  • Participate in development of new IT infrastructures and services
  • Central role in delivery and support of IT-services to customers
  • Work with a security mindset in all that you do.

Who you are

You are a person with a will to learn and contribute. You can easily switch between work tasks and put your concentration where the need is largest at the time, with the long-term focus on yours and your team’s long-term goals. You work in a team where you learn from and help each other every day. You meet other people with respect and understanding, as customer interaction is a part of your everyday job.

To fit well in the position we believe that you at least have a few years’ experience of working with system administration. You should also have a will to always learn and develop and you consider a job within IT to be more of a lifestyle than a job

Required skills:

  • You should be comfortable working independently with the Linux platform
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience of work with Linux- distributions i.e. Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS.
  • Basic knowledge in networking, storage, and virtualization

Desired skills:

  • Ansible
  • Puppet
  • Python
  • Op5 Monitor
  • CyberArk
  • Core Privileged Access Manager (BoKS)

Moreover, you have the ability to communicate your needs, reflections and improvement suggestions to your colleagues in Swedish and English. You have a driver’s license corresponding to Swedish B. Travels within Sweden is part of the job.

For this role, emphasis will be put on personal interest and suitability. A personal commitment to IT is more important than a formal education and or degree.

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

We offer you

  • A team with many happy and cooperative colleagues.
  • Many colleagues in different technologies to ask for help and learn from.
  • An interesting job with new challenges every day and large possibilities to make an impact.
  • High-end technology with large networks structures in a high security environment.

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. Read more about us here. Do you want to get to know our business and our people a little bit better? Here you can find some stories told by our employees.

Other information

The positions are full-time and based in Karlskoga.

Last application day: 2021-10-26.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

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

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.