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Test engineer with programming skills

Huskvarna, Sweden
Closing date: 4 September 2022

SAAB’s Live Training and Simulation Division, located in Huskvarna, is currently seeking Test Engineers that test our advanced equipment. Our business is in an expansive phase and therefore we need to strengthen with more test engineers and intensify programming automated tests. If you want to work with the latest technology and are not afraid to work with complicated systems, then this might be the job for you

Your role

As a test engineer, you get the opportunity to learn the functions of a broad range of weapon systems and vehicles. The systems are extensive and complex, which means that you will constantly learn new things for a long time. The atmosphere is happy and dynamic with team spirit and technology development in focus. With us, you get opportunities to grow and take on new challenges!

The main tasks are:

  • Create, maintain, execute and document manual test cases
  • Design and program automated tests (Python)
  • Discover and investigate hardware and software issues through troubleshooting
  • Develop test tools and simulators
  • Develop, document, and execute test approaches and procedures.
  • Perform test on different levels: System, platform, module and component
  • Perform data analysis and write test reports
  • Assist in hardware and software troubleshooting
  • Provide mentoring, technical guidance, and coaching for less-experienced engineers

Your profile

Required skills:

  • Bachelor degree in SW Engineering or similar
  • Experience in writing and executing test cases
  • Good communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written

Desired skills:

  • Certification in tests according to ISTQB
  • Experience of working with embedded systems
  • Experience with programming software (Python/C/C#/.NET)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure Devops
  • Experience with Gherkin, SpecFlow and SpecSync
  • Knowledge of radio technology

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 a 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 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. At business area Dynamics, all employees share the same mission: to create conditions for a safe society. Whether it's missile systems, underwater technology, camouflage solutions, support weapons, training systems or field hospitals, you are part of this mission. We work in close cooperation in developing, manufacturing and maintaining our world-leading products, systems and solutions for customers worldwide. Our operations are conducted in several locations in Sweden and internationally.

Training and Simulation is part of the business area Dynamics, here you will work in an Agile environment where the test engineers work together with software and hardware engineers in self steering, multi-disciplinary teams. The team has a great responsibility for the development of technologically advanced devices, designed for military training purposes. Our environment promotes creativity, professional and personal development. We believe that an open environment, where everyone's opinions and ideas are welcome, is a prerequisite for our future development. At Saab, you get the opportunity to influence your career development based on your areas of interest. See SAAB’s Live Training Simulation video, to get an impression of the equipment that you will work with:

We need several test engineers (junior and senior) and conduct ongoing interviews for this position. We hope you find this interesting and submit your application. Contact information: Eric Damen, Manager E-mail:

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a learning culture, 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 keep people and society safe.