Software Engineer (Systems)

Vacancies 17 May 2019

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Charlotta Lundblad +46 (10) 2174274
Joakim Davidson Truuberg +46 (40) 348040
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Do you want to become part of one of Sweden's largest industrial projects? Then this is something for you! We are looking for a skilled System engineer to our Automation section.

Your role

As an System (Software) engineer in the automation section at Saab BA Kockums, your focus will be on the specification, design, development, documentation and testing of automation software for submarines and/or surface vessels.

Specifically you will need to:

·        Gain an understanding of the functionality of ship systems under development

·        Develop and maintain software and associated design and test documentation

·        Participate in reviews of software and documentation

·        Perform integration and testing of software

The Automation sections operates from both Malmö and Karlskrona and some travel will be required for this role.

Would you like to know more about the Saab-life and the benefits of joining us? Read our People Philosophy.


Your profile
We are looking for you who have e
xperience in designing, developing and testing software in PLC systems and who has good knowledge about contemporary software development standards, principles and best practices. As a person you who have a great technical interest, are driven and enjoy working together in a collaborative way!

Other required skills are;

·        Excellent interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills

·        University qualifications in an automation related discipline

·        Proficiency in Swedish and English

·        Experience in developing complex software solutions for maritime applications is desirable

What you will be part of

The Automation Section at Saab BA Kockums delivers automation for submarines and surface vessels across all phases of the system development lifecycle. The section consists of a group of more than 30 skilled engineers who collaborate to create automation solutions operating in the some of the most complex environments in the world. The section drives the development of control systems that monitor and control the submarine's steering system as well as ship mechanical systems such as pumps, hydraulic systems, diesel engines and cooling systems. This results in enhanced ship situation awareness, decision support and fault management for the platform.

Saab BA Kockums are both locally rooted as well as growing on an international market. Here you will get to collaborate with experienced engineers and professionals in an environment that fosters career development and personal growth.


Your application can be in Swedish or English. Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. This position require that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act.

Questions about the role? Please contact recruiting managers
Joakim Truuberg +46 734 34 10 40 or Jakob Jeppsson, +46 734 37 23 45
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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