Product owner Computer platforms

Vacancies 19 October 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.

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Andreas Beckman, Recruiting Manager +46 73 4182460
Åsa Mårtensson, HR Specialist Recruiting +46 10 2165107
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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.

The business unit Surface Radar Solutions is responsible for ground-based and naval radar systems. We are 430 employees, of whom 250 are in Gothenburg and the rest is placed in our sites in Syracuse, USA, and in Halden, Norway.

You will be part of the Signal and Data Processing section responsible for systems and software development at Surface Radar Solutions.

Your role

This is a great opportunity to be involved and shape the future of Computer Platforms for our next generation surveillance radar and to build knowledge at the leading edge of computer systems. The unit has cutting edge competence within the area and has internal goals of continuously strive to improve on system design, architecture with a mix of COTS and custom solutions.

In this position you will belong to an agile cross functional team which covers system requirements, development, test and verification of Computer Platforms. The team is responsible for taking ideas from start to finish and deploying in our testing facilities.

A career at Saab encourages you to aim high. You get to do your best, in a collaborative and constructive environment. We want you to think big, so we give you the freedom and support you need to turn your ideas into achievements. You will keep on learning throughout your career – we know that continuous learning is vital for retaining our position as a global leader in technology.

Your skills and experience

For this position you have a relevant background and a genuine interest of agile development and system design.

A successful candidate will have a strong interest and some experience in some of these areas: 

  • Agile Product Ownership
  • Computer Platforms, COTS, MOTS, Custom Design
  • Agile Planning, Cost Estimations, Roadmaps
  • Communication skills: Clear and distinct work packages, Reports in written text, presentations

You are confident in presenting and communicating work packages for incremental steps of the product and project plans. You like to work in teams and solving problems together on a grander scale. You see handling of new problems as a natural part of the job and you choose simple and effective solutions.

The work is pervaded by our common values "Courage, Curiosity, Togetherherness, Transparency, Passion and respect".

The position entails working with classified information. Therefore, you are required to participate in and pass a security test conducted by authority.

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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