Manager Embedded and Automation Software

Lediga 08 mars 2019

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.






Anders Jonsson, Recruiting Manager +46 8 58085684
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.

The EW Systems business unit provides world class signal intelligence systems and self protection systems for next generation Gripen and Globaleye. We are now looking for a skilled and encouraging manager to head up our Enabling Software section.

The Embedded and Automation Software section consists of highly skilled software engineers, primarily working with cutting edge technology and applications for Electronic Warfare. Our development is done by teams in a modern, agile fashion with distributed responsibilities and high efficiency. Our toolchain ties planning, issue tracking, source control and build system together in a tight loop. We move towards a DevOps organisation and our cooperative working culture, the EW Spirit, is the foundation to our success and contribution to Saab.

You will join a great management team and report to the head of the Software Engineering department. You will be located in Järfälla with the occasional travelling.

Your role

As manager for Embedded and Automation Software section, we believe you will help us to further improve our products as well as our organisation with the following responsibilities:

• Actively support our product development and our ongoing projects.
• Maintain an innovative climate with reuse of technology for new applications.
• Ensure that your staff has the competence and confidence to handle current and future work.
• Recruit and introduce new employees.
• Support personal development and the overall well-being of your staff.
• Network internally and externally, to share experiences and to bring improvements into our organisation.
• Drive improvements
• Further improve our global cooperation within Saab.
• Responsible for Continuous Integration in all our software products
• Responsible for the embedded software i our counter measure systems.

Your skills and experience

 A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline or the equivalent working experience.
• Leadership experience with a background in software engineering.
• A solid understanding and experience of agile development and management.
• Fluent in Swedish and English
• Experience from working in an international business environment.
• A proactive and reliable team player with good communications skills.
• Ability to set clear goals and the strategies for reaching them.
• Ability to make changes happen.
• Experience from machine learning and cyber security is a plus.

This position includes access to classified information, therefore you are required to conduct a security screening in accordance with the Protective Security Act and be approved for security clearance by the authority.

Interviews will be conducted before last date of application so don't wait, apply now!

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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