Welcome to the naval side of life! We are looking for Combat System Integrators to join in our mission to create striking performance – the 9LV Combat System. To make this engine going we cover all development, from bottom to top, meaning platform solutions all the way to user applications. You want to have the wide perspective, mixed with technical depth and a hint of English?
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As a Combat Systems Integrator (CSI), you will have an important role, with great responsibility, in our projects delivering total naval combat systems solutions to the end customer. We integrate a wide range of systems and sensors into solutions which together provide the required capability to our customers. Combat system integrators are the ones responsible for integrating all the systems part of a Combat System onto a designated platform.
The CSI section have responsibilities within areas such as Topside, EME, Blanking, System safety, Security, Power/HVAC, Network design (CS/Ship or Joint), Time reference, etc. Another very important area is Installation Data, where we use the database AVEVA/Engineering/TAGS.
As a CSI, your days will be varied and filled with opportunities to demonstrate your problem-solving skills. We welcome applicants with little or no experience from naval Combat System as well as experienced Combat System engineers. The level of responsibility you will have will be dependent on the level of experience you have with Combat Systems and/or Ship design and outfitting.
In your role as CSI, you will work closely with the CS to Ship Manager who has the overall responsibility for the Combat System to platform integration. You will also cooperate closely with both our customers and shipyards, as well as with the sub suppliers to the CS project.
The main tasks are:
System Installation Design Data, to enable the onboard Set to Work activities
To Coordinate the integration work and activities related to CS to Ship
To monitor that Combat System equipment are installed and tested as was defined in the design phase
To assist CS to Ship Manger by guiding/inspecting the actual work as it is being conducted by the Shipyard personnel.
To address possible discrepancies between detailed design, Combat System requirements and actual work performed directly with the Shipyard and flag them to CS to Ship Manager for further action, depending on the issue at hand
To approve the Shipyard work/tests as they are conducted by the Shipyard personnel. Approval is done towards Combat System requirements and test methods as defined in the design phase
You are a confident communicator in English. You share information in a clear and easy way, verbally and in writing. You have a collaborative mind-set and you are a true team player. You will be working in a given project and must thus enjoy teamwork within a competent and motivated team.
You are self-driven and result-oriented with a “get the job done” attitude. Curiosity and the ability to learn new technical areas are necessary attributes for the role.
The ability to take responsibility for the execution and successful completion of assigned tasks within time and budget is essential.
We believe that you have a solid technical background with a wide technical knowledge base.
Formal degree in Engineering, or equivalent acquired from work experience.
Experience in managing sub-suppliers
Experience with working in integrated project teams
Experience in working on a higher-level system hierarchy
Experience with cable dimensioning, matching cables/conductors from a cable catalogue with supplier/customer requirements
Experience in the naval domain and or defense industry
Experience in ship design, especially power, HVAC and outfitting
Experience in naval Combat Systems
Experience in working with AVEVA/Engineering/TAGS
Leadership and management experience, preferably in a multicultural environment
The position will require travels within Sweden and internationally, depending on the program phase and requirements.
This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.
We offer You
At Saab, you are involved and contribute to making Sweden and the world safer. We value mutual trust and a sustainable working life, with a balance between work and leisure. Therefore, we offer all our employees a wide range of training, competence development and wellness grants.
As an employee of Saab, you also receive a supplementary compensation of at least 10% while you take out parental benefit to reduce the loss of income during parental leave.
What you will be part of
Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Read more about us here.
Business area Surveillance offers world-leading technology for monitoring and decision support to protect against threats. The portfolio covers radar systems, electronic warfare, combat systems as well as safety and security solutions. 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
Our section provides system integration on naval platforms, enabling naval systems and system of systems to function as intended on their designated platform - a warship or a land-based test site. Within the section you will collaborate with experienced engineers and professionals in an environment that fosters career development and personal growth.
Saab is a company with a strong people-orientation. We offer a friendly work environment where we support and help each other to be at our best. Continuous learning, career & talent development and employee well-being are examples of areas where we always put the strongest effort to offer great opportunities.
Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.
Head of Combat System Integration
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