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Saab Global

Technical Writer

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 1 March 2024

Do you want to work with technical information for world class products? Are you passionate about complex technology and creating value for the customer?

Your role

We are looking for colleagues in the role of Technical Writer for surface radar systems. As a Technical Writer, you gather and analyze information and use it to create documentation for the customer, both for operators and technicians. The radar systems are complex and a manual can comprise up to several thousand pages.

You will work independently, as well as in a group of colleagues. Your role requires frequent contact with subject matter experts and other project members.

Our manuals are written in an XML-based production environment, in Swedish or English, and follow the international specification S1000D.

Your profile

You are a fast learner and you have the ability to convey factual information clearly and concisely. You find it easy to understand complex products and advanced technology, you might have a Master of Science degree, or a degree in Technical Communication. You are passionate about making information accessible to others. You have excellent communication skills, both in speech and in writing, and you are fluent in Swedish and English.

As a person, you are curious, solution oriented and good at organizing you work. In projects, you contribute with focus and engagement, social skills and a high level of ambition.

To succeed in this role, you need:

  • An excellent ability to quickly understand complex products
  • An excellent ability to cooperate in teams
  • Excellent language skills

It is preferable if you also have:

  • Experience of writing structured technical information
  • Experience of Simplified Technical English (STE)
  • Knowledge about the specification S1000D
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

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 20,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Read more about us here.

Business area Surveillance offers world-leading technology for monitoring and decision support to protect against threats. The portfolio covers radar systems, electronic warfare, combat systems as well as safety and security solutions.

 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

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.

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