Senior Systems Engineer

Vacancies 11 July 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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Johan Mattsson, Recruiting Manager +46 102154490
Josefin Andersson, HR Specialist Recruitment +46 102156097
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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 Electronic Warfare (EW) Systems provides world class innovative systems and services that utilize the Electromagnetic Spectrum for protection, detection, location and monitoring. We also provide tools for intelligence analysis of the information gathered.

Tactics and Technologies is a section within the Systems Design Department and provides resources and competence within a broad range of technical and system engineering aspects to research and development projects in the EW Systems business unit. In particular, the Tactics & Technologies section is involved in:

  • System design and requirements handling
  • Evaluation and enhancement of system performance
  • Test and verification of system components
  • Improvement and and implementation of Technology

Your role

In this position as a senior Systems Engineer you will join a project team performing systems engineering, i.e. design and development of EW-systems. As a senior Systems Engineer, you will also take ownership and responsibility for parts of the systems’ design work.

An important part of the job is to understand, develop and handle requirements of system components with respect of performance and reliability. Systems Engineering modeling to assure satisfactory performance is a vital part of the work. A good understanding of signal processing and propagation of signals through a measurement system is also crucial in order to obtain efficient and reliable system performance.

To be successful in the job, it is necessary to communicate and collaborate well within the project team as well as with people elsewhere in the EW-organization.

You will report to the Head of Tactics & Technologies.

Your skills and experience

We are now looking for a senior Systems Engineer with a broad and strong knowledge and competence in engineering physics, signal processing and measurement technology.

Ideally, you have at least 5 - 10 years experience in working as a Systems Engineer in the field of advanced measurement systems and signal processing.

We think you have the following competence and skills:

  • At least a Master degree in Engineering Physics or similar
  • Preferably good knowledge in Matlab, Python, C++ and/or Java or similar
  • You should be:
    • Curious
    • Innovative
    • Autonomous
    • Outspoken and used to working in projects with challenging time lines and high pace
    • Unafraid of asking people for support

This position includes access to classified information, therefore you are required to conduct a security screening in accordance with the Protective Security Act and be approved for security clearance by the authority.

We look forward to your application!

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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