Embedded Software Developer

Vacancies 29 May 2018

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.

Closing date



Tampere, Finland


Johan Hartman, Recruiting Manager +46 734 37 41 70
David Källenfors, HR +46 73 437 43 10
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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.

Saab Technology Center is now further expanding it's development unit in Tampere and looking for experienced embedded Software Engineers.

 In Saab Technology center you will be a part of the Electronic Warfare Systems Business Unit that delivers electronic warfare applications for air, land and naval products such as the Gripen Fighter and the Globaleye Surveillance Aircraft. The Saab Technology Center contributes to the next generation distributed systems for signal detection, signal processing, and electonic counter measure support on absolute cutting edge hardware, software and as well test systems.

 Here you will join extremely competent, ambitious and helpful colleagues. Our development is typically done by teams in a modern, agile fashion with distributed responsibilities and high efficiency. Our toolchain ties planning, issue tracking and source control together in a tight loop. Our cooperative working culture, the EW Spirit, is the foundation to our success and contribution to Saab.

Your role

As part of a development team, your work spans from understanding system and software requirements to making an architectural design and doing the actual construction, integration and qualification testing. Our ambition is to strongly support software engineers extending their knowledge and experience into systems engineering, product development and be able to develope personal competencies.

A vital part of our working culture is continuous validation, ensuring that we not only build products correctly, but that we also build the correct products. The quicker you learn about our customers and products, the quicker you can help us in this validation.

 In return Saab offers you great opportunities for technical and personal growth. Impressive people build absolutely amazing products with the latest technology on sites all over the world. It is largely up to you how you want to experience this!

Your work place will be in the Saab Technology Center in Tampere but since Saab is a global company, this role will require some travelling and be able to communicate with your collegues abroad.

Your skills and experience

  • An enthusiastic, open minded and curious software engineer
  • Fluent with C++, Linux, Continuos Integration and Agile methods
  • A proactive and reliable team player with good communications skills.
  • A Master’s degree in e.g. computer science or the equivalent working experience.
  • Fluent (both orally and in writing) in Finnish and in English.

The position entails working with classified information and you will be required to participate a background check and a security clearance made by a Finnish Security Intelligence Service.

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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