Junior Optical Engineer

Vacancies 05 July 2019

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Exina Karmanik [C] +46 (10) 2168267
Maria Jonsson +46 (10) 2153894
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Your role

As Optical Engineer, capable of quickly becoming proficient in the application of our operational systems, you will be involved in proposals, research, development and production projects. Main tasks are design, simulation and testing, all in close cooperation with production. Some travels can be expected.

Within this workarea, collaboration with both suppliers and research institutes are foreseen. An excellent analytic ability with the skills how to work holistic without letting go of the details.

Your profile

Preferably PhD, but MSc can be considered, in the optics field. Some work experience within aerospace, electronics, electromechanics, optics would be appreciated but you are welcome directly from the academia.

Excellent knowledge and communication skills in both Swedish and English. Leadership abilitites as well as planning and design management.

Passion, accountability and high work moral to support the business is highly valued for us why your personality, how we can find your unique set of gifts, attributes and expectations into the team is important, hence your personal development will be supported and promoted to acquire skillset needed in the position.

You have an open attitude, are encouraged by many interfaces in your daily work and possess a natural gift of presentations and mentoring.

This position requires that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act.

What you will be a part of

Do you share our passion and commitment to create a safe and sustainable future?

Avionics Systems develops and manufactures qualified electronics, mechanics and software for demanding applications in aircraft and helicopters as well as some applications for land vehicles. Many of these products are developed in collaboration with other parts of Saab or external partners. Most of our projects are carried out in an international environment and we supply products for two of the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers, Airbus and Boeing. Product area Integrated Avionics develops, produces, maintains and supports the products over the complete life cycle.Our customer offer is improved Situational Awareness through our system concept AVAS (Advanced Vision & Awareness System) and our products:

  • Integrated Modular Avionic Platforms
  • Enhanced & Synthetic Vision Systems for all weather operations
  • Safety and Awareness Systems
  • Head Up Display Systems
  • Communication Management Systems

Customers include international aircraft manufacturers and their tier 1 suppliers and partners. Our growth ambitions in system technologies enhances the importance of skilled system engineers, interested to understand market drivers, its legislations and how these are adapted into great products and by that supporting our customer concept offer in Advanced Vision and Awareness Systems. You will be an important and vital part of the Product Design unit located in Huskvarna and Järfälla

Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.

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