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Test Leader Air Traffic Management Tower Systems

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date
9 March 2021
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Do you want to work with managing verification and validation activities of digital air traffic management systems? Our current Test Leader has moved on to new challenges and needs to be replaced. This is an independent role for a person with high self-drive, focus on keeping deliveries and developing the way we verify and validate our product to meet industry standards and expectations.

Your role

To work as a Test Leader within Verification and Validation means that you have to understand system behaviour and performance. Your responsibility covers the planning, preparation, execution, and reporting of the acceptance test outcome for the products.

This work includes communication in various forms, both internally and externally (with customer, sub-suppliers and stakeholders). Hence, to do well in this role you need excellent Swedish and English skills, both verbally and in writing.

The main tasks are:

  • Define and maintain a common acceptance test workflow regarding Verification and Validation, both from a product as well as a project perspective

  • Plan and improve our processes, activities and operations continuously

  • Administer, review and release test documents

  • Write rules for documentation, primarily verification results and accumulated reporting

  • Set up guidelines for tests, both design and execution

  • Conduct training and coach the development teams forward within the discipline

  • Participate in release reviews and provide release documentation such as Verification Matrices and regression analysis reports

  • Introduce a test automation framework and an adapted way of working to meet development team preconditions

Your profile

To thrive in this role, you are a self-motivated person with great communication skills. You are used to efficiently collaborating with team members as well as other stakeholders. You are structured and have a confident mindset enabling you to adapt to circumstances. You are eager to learn and are continuously seeking for new knowledge. You have a Bachelor degree in engineering, computer science or similar.

You have at least a couple years of experience from complex system verification.

Required skills:

  • Bachelor degree or work experience in similar roles and tasks

  • Excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written

  • Test planning, team management

  • Experience in analyzing test results, improvements, fault tracing and root cause analysis

  • System usability validation

  • Test and QA experience

Desired skills:

  • A few years of relevant work experience

  • Knowledge of DOORS and Jira

  • Experience from SW and HW development

  • Understanding of requirement and compliance work

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 Traffic Management (TM) serves customers around the globe with advanced solutions that enable the safe and efficient movement of people and goods. One of the operating units within TM is Air Traffic Management (ATM), the solution provider of air traffic control tower systems

At ATM, we develop full air traffic control systems for the tower operations. All flights on and around the airport are planned, monitored and controlled by our system, providing the essential tools for the air traffic controllers to perform their tasks as safe and efficient as possible.

The ATM department consists of an enthusiastic team of project managers, systems engineers, installation managers, software engineers, test and integration and support engineers. The products of Saab are applied in various projects worldwide, in the area of Air Traffic Services inside air traffic control tower at airports and remotely allowing control of multiple airports from one location.

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

About Saab

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 14,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

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.