Expressions of Interest – Software 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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Tania Daniell E-mail
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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, break 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 Software Engineers and we are now seeking expressions of interest.

Exciting opportunities for software engineers to work in multiple projects across the Maritime combat system domain.  You have the opportunity to work across a number of different platforms and languages to support our customers' requirements.

Expressions of interest are welcome for both Junior and Senior Software Engineer roles

Your skills and experience

Experience in a similar role preferably within the Defence sector;        

Tertiary qualifications in a relevant engineering or computer based discipline;

Conducted software technical investigations and proof of concepts for solutions;

Undertaken all assigned software engineering activities in accordance with the identified project directives and standards;

Undertaken requirements analysis, develop detailed design and participate in reviews;

Undertaken the integration and validation of the design including contributing to the integration and validation plans and reports;

Supported qualification activities to ensure that the product meets all requirements including safety and regulatory requirements;

Developed software engineering related documentation in accordance with standards;

Provided regular status information to the relevant stakeholders as required;

Assisted in the development of project infrastructure such as tools deployment, metrics collection and process development

Experience in at least one of the following languages, Ada and/or Java

Experience with any of the following tools/technologies, Dockers, Jenkins, DDS, Git, Clearcase and Automated Test Frameworks.

A genuine interest and appreciation of large commercial and defence software intensive systems


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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