Electronic Warfare System Engineer

Vacancies 28 June 2020

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Josefin Andersson +46 (10) 2156097
Jani Pelkonen -
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At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. Saab Technology Center is further expanding its development unit in Tampere and we are seeking talented and highly motivated System Engineer to spearheading the research and development of complex Electronic Warfare systems. 

Your role 

As part of a research and development team, you will collaborate with our cross-functional, multi-disciplinary development team in definition, design and development of electronic warfare products. In general, the tasks involved in this position are highly technical and focused on RF and Microwave sensors, and advanced computing systems that are used in this domain. The selected candidate will have opportunities to engage in cutting-edge technology development across modern electronic warfare and radar solutions. 

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

  • Development of system architectures and requirements for Electronic Warfare products and platforms 
  • Providing support to design, development, implementation, and testing of Electronic Warfare systems including applications related to RF signal processing, data communications, system security and mission data 
  • Participation in project leadership and/or program planning including providing technical input to product development plans and concept documents 
  • Preparing engineering specifications, reports and presentations to customers and internal stakeholders 
  • Performing system level modelling, simulation and analysis to evaluate system designs against requirements 

Your profile 

Required skills

  • Master of Science in Technical Physics, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Digital Signal Processing or equivalent 
  • Minimum 5 years of Systems Engineering experience  
  • Understanding of the interaction between system requirements, hardware and software implementation 
  • Strong experience with RF HW component level design, development and testing 
  • Experience in mixed signal, RF and communications systems development and research 
  • Ability to document/support technical analysis and assessments with strong attention to detail 
  • Excellent communication skills in Finnish and English, verbal and written 

Desired skills

  • Experience with Digital Signal Processing in one or more of the following areas: Software Defined Radio, Digital Radar systems, Electronic Warfare systems   
  • Knowledge with one or more of the following topics: Electronic Warfare, Radar, COMINT, SIGINT or ELINT  
  • Basic knowledge of advanced antenna technologies 

The position entails to working with classified information and requires therefore applicant to participate a background check and a security clearance made by a Finnish Security Intelligence  Service. 

What you will be a part of 

Your work place will be Saab Technology Center in Tampere downtown, but since Saab is a global company, this role will require some travelling and being able to communicate with your colleagues  abroad. At Saab Technology Center, you will be part of the Electronic Warfare Systems Business Unit. Saab Technology Center contributes to the next generation distributed systems for Electronic Support and  Electronic Attack highly innovative hardware and software. In addition to extremely interesting projects, we offer you unique career opportunities where on-going training and development is also provided to help you build your career. We are big enough to  offer a wide range of opportunities, but agile enough to be noticed and recognized. 

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