Release Manager

Vacancies 24 September 2019

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Åsa Mårtensson [C] +46 (10) 2165107
Magnus Lindegren +46 (31) 7949928
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Release Manager Digital Tower systems

Are you passionate about people and technical systems? Are you a communicative and driven leader with excellent planning and coordinating skills achieving on time deliverables? Do you want to be a part of a growing and successful business delivering the latest technology within Air Traffic Management? Then Release Manager might be the perfect role for you!

Your role

Saab Air Traffic Management (ATM) is expanding and now looking for an additional release manager to join our Digital Tower team in Växjö. The right candidate will be given the opportunity to work with interesting and challenging tasks as well as collaborate with experienced colleagues in an environment that fosters career development and personal growth.

The Release Manager is a hands-on leadership role responsible for planning, tasking and coordinating the day-to-day activities of the development teams to achieve objectives and deliverables as set by the product and project teams.

The role includes interaction with many stakeholders such as the product and project managers, the system architects, the development teams (both in Växjö and in Göteborg) and other parts of our international business. You will report to the Head of Product Development.

The key responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating and supporting the development teams
  • Delivering the agreed content in time and to the agreed cost
  • Monitoring  the planning, scheduling and prioritisation of tasks,ensuring the development teams meet committed deadlines
  • Liaising with Saab product and project teams to coordinate the setup and configuration of applications, systems and other technologies that support the development effort

Your profile

You hold at least a bachelor degree in a technical field or have equivalent work experience. In addition, you have minimum 3 to 4 years’ experience in a similar role and have a great interest in technical and complex systems, preferably within Air Traffic Management.

You are a driven and motivated person who appreciates continuous learning and has the ability to find creative solutions to unexpected challenges. The work is team-based and it is important that you are open and communicative with good interpersonal and collaboration skills. You are experienced in an international business environment and are fluent in both spoken and written Swedish and English.

You will work in one or more release projects towards set deadlines, which requires great planning skills and the ability to prioritize your work efficiently. Even the best of plans will however sometimes fail and it is therefore important that you are able to quickly adapt to changing conditions. It is an advantage if you have experience in one or more areas below:

  • Product and system development
  • Supervisory and/or Team Leadership experience
  • Working knowledge and experience of associated and supporting OS technologies
  • Broad knowledge of systems engineering and support tools, applications and technologies
  • Fundamental understanding of information security and how this is applied in operational environments
  • Fundamental understanding of flight safety critical ground systems and how this is applied in operational environments

What you will be a part of

Air traffic management (ATM) develops world-class air traffic control products. These systems streamline air traffic control for airports ranging in size from small private airports to global hubs. Saab ATM continues to be a world leader in air traffic control systems by continuously developing innovative products, such as the Integrated Air Traffic Control Suite (I-ATS), which digitally upgrades and consolidates air traffic control towers, and the Digital Tower system, which allows airports to be remotely controlled. Our solutions manage thousands of incoming and outgoing flights all over the world. As such, accessibility and safety is of the highest priority.

Welcome to a workplace with inspiring challenges where the meeting between competence and personality builds the foundation for our success. We look forward to your CV and Cover letter as soon as possible!

For further information, please Contact Elinor Ulfbratt 0470-42673.

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

Please find more information about our product Digital Tower Solutions:

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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