Software Engineer Automation and Simulation

Vacancies 07 February 2020

Closing date





Charlotta Lundblad +46 (10) 2174274
Per Kristian Hasselqvist | Kristian Hasselqvist +46 (36) 388041
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Skilled Software Engineers within Automation and Simulation at Kockums, provide for submarine crews everyday life runs smooth and safe! Our submarines includes complex integrated systems necessary for the operation and survival of the crew. If you have a passion for technology and want to work with complex and challenging systems, taking on this role will be a smart move!

Your role

We are looking for a software engineer to work with development of our automation and simulation tools. You will be working with design and development of automation software that helps the crew monitoring and managing the systems onboard their ships.
This will include working with some of the following tasks:

  • Design and development of the automation and simulation tools
  • Development of software in a real-time environment, C, C# &  structured text
  • Development of user interface and communication in Java
  • Debugging and trouble shooting
  • Documentation of functionality


The automation teams operates from both Malmö, Helsingborg and Karlskrona and some work travels between these sites is required. Your days will be varied working both from the office and occationally out on site onboard our subs.

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Your profile

We are looking for a person that is analytical and with excellent coding skills. You are also pragmatic and flexible with attention to detail. 

Required skills:

  • Bachelor/Master degree in engineering or similar work experience
  • Excellent coding skill
  • Previous experience from developing software for automation systems
  • Knowledge about contemporary software development standards, principles and best practices
  • Good communication skills in Swedish and English, oral and written


Desired skills:

  • Real time systems design and development
  • C, C++
  • C#
  • Java
  • PLC programming
  • Linux and Windows environment
  • Driving license


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

As a software engineer with us, you will be a key player in a small dedicated team. Your work is truly important and have great inpact on our business. Being part of designing och buildning a world class submarine is unique and a privilege! The Automation & Simulation team develops monitoring and control systems that integrate all major ship systems onboard naval ships. The system enables the crew to safely and efficiently to manage their ship. The automations systems are built on commercial automation platforms commonly used in industry. In order to facilitate design work as well as future upgrades and provide a set of commonly used software components, we have an automation toolbox that is continuously developed by the automation group.

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If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Your application may be in Swedish or English.

Contact persons;

Kristian Hasselqvist, recruiting manager +46 768 96 70 41 or Charlotta Lundblad, HR Specialist Recruitment +46 734 34 12 74.

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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