Software Designer - IP Routing - Software Defined Networking

Vacancies 05 December 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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Arboga, Linköping, Järfälla


Carina Jellinek 0734-37 49 97
Tobias Björk 0709-77 51 00
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What you will be a part of

Support and Services, a business area of Saab, supplies a wide range of services and integrated support solutions to customers in defence and on commercial markets for cost-efficient support of systems and platforms throughout their life cycle.

Communication Solutions is responsible for the design of technical and robust solutions and infrastructure utilizing networks, radio, and satellite technologies. We design and implement systems in airborne and land based platforms. We are a team of 55 people, headed from Arboga, with operations in both Järfälla and Linköping.

Your role

Are you a recent Computer Science Graduate with interests in Software-Defined Networking and IP Routing as part of communication solutions?

We are aiming to strengthen our team with a software designer to develop applications as part of Tactical Routing and SDN Solutions. Our solutions are used in civil and military markets. The role is positioned in either Arboga, Järfälla, or Linköping. Travel will be part of the position.

Your responsibilities include and are not limited to:

- IP Routing design based on Open Source and Object Oriented Design

- SDN application Software Design

- Design and System verification

- Troubleshoot and solve Software defects

- Develop technical presentations and proposals, and perform customer presentations

- Support deployment of solutions

- Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation and information sharing

- Stay abreast of on new technology/technical areas

Your skills and experience

We are looking for a team player with a strong collaborative ability and an interest to communicate with others. You like to take initiatives to drive work forward based on a solution-focused approach.

 You have an MsC degree in computer science or corresponding experience.

 Your expertise covers:

- Embedded Software designing in OpenSource technologies such as Linux

- Object oriented Programming (Python, C++, Java)

- You are familiar with advanced networking concepts such as VLANs, OpenVPN, iptables, dnsmasq, tunneling and overlay networking, layer 4-7 services, topology discovery, path computation

- Are knowledgeable in carrier grade resiliency, scale and performance requirements

- Are able to design and implement details for complex features

- DevOps development

Meriting competences:

- Open vSwitch, OpenFlow, OpenDaylight and OpenStack

- Understanding of lean & agile ways of working

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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