Software Defined Network Developer

Vacancies 28 June 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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Daniel Fäldt, Recruiting Manager +46 8 58084234
Theresa Hagelborg, HR-Specialist Rekrytering +46 10 2154123
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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.

Our Cyber Security business unit develops products and services to increase the level of cyber security in Saabs portfolio. The rapid ongoing digitalization demands continuously improved and updated cyber security capability and data protection to maintain the privacy, integrity and availability of data and systems.
We develop a cloud based platform that takes full advantage of the benefits of virtualisation without compromising cyber security including tool chains that enables continuous compliance with high release velocity.

You will be a part of one of our development teams and work closely together with them to build a robust, secure, continuous integration, delivery and deployment platform.

Your role

As a Software Defined Network Developer you are expected to take responsible for everything from system architectural questions to implementation and verification on an everyday bases.

As our platform is heavily based on security it is essential with knowledge of authentication, encryption, audit logging and other security measures.

You are expected to develop effective, reasonable and doable solutions to problems meanwhile see the overall picture and not the details.



Your skills and experience

Relevant university degree:
• Masters degree in Computer Science or other equivalent background
Relevant knowledge of:
• Network operating systems and SDN controllers
• Switch fabric architectures, from core switches to access points
• P4 language
• Virtualisation and containerisation techniques
• Open source collaboration
• Security frameworks (eg. KSF 3, NIST)
• Security measures (eg. encryption, certificates, audit logging, two factor authentication, …)
• Agile methodolog

To be successful in this role we expect you to have a good knowledge of Barefoot switches, P4 language and other relevant areas.

We expect you to challenge status quo and seek out new perspectives, and drive new initiatives. We are striving to be on the absolute front regarding new technology and if you are as passionate about open cloud solutions as we are we would like you to join our team.

Selection work and interviews will be ongoing continuously, so please send your application as soon as possible!

Are you ready?

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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