Vacancies 04 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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What you will be a part of

Surveillance provides efficient solutions for safety and security, for surveillance and decision support, and for threat detection and protection. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, combat systems and C4I solutions, and traffic management systems.

Quality Positioning Services B.V. (Q.P.S.), headquartered in Zeist, The Netherlands, is part of the Saab Maritime Traffic Management. Q.P.S. subsidiary offices are located in Portsmouth USA, Fredericton Canada, and in Banbury UK.

Our software is used, worldwide, for pilotage, hydrographic surveying, dredging, off-shore construction, oceanography, processing and visualization. One of the key technology of Q.P.S. is the development of new techniques for 3D visualization of the underwater environment.

We currently have an opening for a Junior or Intermediate 3D Graphics Programmer full time position in our Q.P.S. Fredericton, New Brunswick Office.

Your role

You will work within our team of software developers to write, modify and integrate software code and focus mainly on 3D graphics development. You will be working as part of our Fredericton development team. Some travel to our subsidiary in Zeist, Netherlands may be required.

Your skills and experience

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a degree in a related field combined with software development training and experience;
  • Object Orientated Programming knowledge;
  • Knowledge of a graphics API such as OpenGL, or other 3D graphics toolkits;
  • Able to work comfortably in either a Windows, Linux or Mac development environment;
  • Analytical thinker, flexible and creative;


Additional Assets

  • C/C++ programming experience;
  • Familiarity with GIS, cartography, or mapping applications;
  • Experience using the Qt Application Development Framework;
  • Exposure to agile development methodologies;
  • Independent worker with ability to take on technical leadership responsibilities;
  • Mathematical skills including Linear Algebra;

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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