Expressions of Interest - Systems Engineers

Vacancies 17 November 2017

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

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What you will be a part of

Operating under the Surveillance Business Area, Saab Australia develops advanced defence and security systems for domestic and international markets. With more than 30 years’ experience in the Australian market Saab Australia is recognised as Australia’s leading capability systems integrator. We employ more than 300 engineers and technicians and subcontract work to more than 250 local companies. Our intuitive real-time command and control, command support, security and surveillance and our mixed reality systems are designed to adapt to today’s rapidly changing defence and security challenges. Our technologies push the boundaries, breaks convention and allows us to develop innovative solutions that keep people and society safe.


Offering a fresh, vibrant place to work, Saab backs its commitment to offering a healthy work-life balance with a great working culture, generous benefits, flexible working hours, and an active Social Club

Your role

Saab Australia are looking for Systems Engineers and we are now seeking expressions of interest. 

We have exciting opportunities for career minded systems engineers or specialist domain experienced engineers ready to move into systems engineering to work in multiple projects across the Maritime combat system domain. 

You are the person Saab Australia is looking for, if you have sounds systems thinking and/or demonstrable domain relevant engineering skills.

Your skills and experience

Experience in a similar role preferably within the Defence sector;

Tertiary qualifications in a relevant engineering discipline;

Developed and managed system requirements and design documents such as system and subsystem specifications, product breakdown structure, design documents, component specifications and interface specifications;

Performed system engineering activities such as: requirements management, functional analysis, candidate solution development, system design, system analysis, integration, system tests, acceptance tests and certification;

Performed analysis to define and characterise the system and its components;

Used domain, discipline and systems engineering understanding to ensure enabling, supporting and delivered products that meet their requirements and are fit for purpose;

Developed work statements and technically manage suppliers;

Participated in ensuring that the design meets all statutory regulatory requirements;

Developed and executed system tests and agreed component tests which ensured that the implemented designs conform to their specifications;

Integrated components in a logical manner to ensure that emergent properties and limitations are exposed and acceptable;

Maintained the design and its documentation in accordance with the applicable configuration management, change management and traceability processes;

Reviewed peers' work, identify technical risks and unknowns and support planning activities.


Visit the Careers page of our website to submit your applications.

 To work at Saab you must comply with Defence Industry security requirements (i.e. you will be an Australian citizen or able to meet eligibility requirements).

 Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

 Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.

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 15,500 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.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

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