System Engineer Automation

Vacancies 01 November 2019

Closing date





Charlotta Lundblad +46 (10) 2174274
Joakim Davidson Truuberg +46 (40) 348040
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Want to be part of one of Swedens biggest and most exciting industrial projects? 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!

Your role

As an System Engineer in the Automation section at Saab Kockums, your focus will be on the specification, design, documentation and testing of automation systems for submarines and/or surface vessels.

Your main work tasks:

  • Gain an understanding of the functionality of ship systems under development.
  • Develop and maintain system and hardware architecture for automation systems.
  • Develop and update system design and system test documentation.
  • Collaborate with the automation software team to determine software requirements and functionality.
  • Conduct and participate in reviews.
  • Perform integration and testing of automation systems.

The Automation section operates from both Malmö and Karlskrona and some work travels between these sights is required.

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Your profile

Required skills:

  • Experience in designing, developing and integrating industrial automation systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills.
  • University qualifications in an automation related discipline.
  • Knowledge about contemporary software development standards, principles and best practices.
  • Experience in developing complex software solutions for maritime applications is desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English.

What you will be a part of

The Automation Section at Saab 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.

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.

Saab Business Areas
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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. This position require that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act. 

Contact persons;

Joakim Truuberg, recruiting manager +46 734 34 10 40
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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