Software Engineer

Vacancies 04 April 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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Daniela Flamminio E-mail
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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.

Saab Australia develops advanced defence and security systems for domestic and international markets. Our intuitive real-time command and control; command support; security and surveillance; and mixed reality applications are designed to adapt to today’s rapidly changing defence and security challenges. Over thirty years, the company has established a reputation as Australia’s leading capability systems integrator. We develop technology that pushes boundaries and breaks conventions to keep people and society safe. 

Offering a fresh, vibrant place to work, Saab backs its commitment to offering a healthy work-life balance with a great working culture, generous benefits, flexible working hours, and an active Social Club.

Your role

You will be responsible for the specification, design, development, documentation and testing of software components. Tasks include:

  • Participating in the development and maintenance of software components and associated simulators;
  • Participating in the specification of software components;
  • Designing, implementing and testing of software components;
  • Producing all artefacts required for deliverables and internal reviews;
  • Participating in reviews of software and documentation;
  • Planning, prioritising and delivering assigned tasks within the agreed scope and schedule.
  • A current NV1 security clearance will be highly regarded.

Please contact Daniela Flamminio for a copy of the full position description.

Your skills and experience

  • Experience in Ada and/or Java is essential;
  • Experience in writing software requirements for software components within software intensive systems;
  • Experience in designing, developing, testing and defect resolution of software components within software intensive systems;
  • Tertiary qualifications in software engineering, computer science, or related technical discipline;
  • Experience in C#, C++, Bash, Python, Go, Dockers, Jenkins, Git, Clearcase, Java Swing or Linux is desirable.
  • You will also have strong problem-solving skills and enjoy working as part of a team.

Applications close 29 April 2018.

To work at Saab you must comply with Defence Industry security requirements (i.e. you will be an Australian citizen or able to meet eligibility requirements).

Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.

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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