Front-End Developer | SAAB

mrt 28, 2022

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.

What you will be a part of:

Saab Maritime Traffic Management (MTM) serves customers around the globe with advanced solutions that enable the safe and efficient movement of people and goods. MTM operates in the markets for Coastal Surveillance and Vessel Traffic Management systems, Port and Information Management systems and Terminal Operating Systems.


Your role

As a Front-End Developer you report to the Head of Operations Maritime Services Suite (OMS). Together with your colleagues you will develop a new web based front-end for our Maritime Service Suite product. This is a product that serves the markets for Coastal Surveillance and Vessel Traffic Management systems, Port and Information Management systems and Terminal Operating Systems. You work in a Dev-Ops way in an international team. You have the flexibility to work hybrid, both from home and from the Apeldoorn office.


Job requirements

To be successful in this position you are creative, cooperative, practical and result-oriented. You are enthusiastic, like working with in a team of international expert colleagues, you are willing to think outside the box and you are open for new ideas.

Your duties and responsibilities are (but not restricted) to:

  • Actively develop and maintain front-end applications for vessel traffic management, port management and terminal management;
  • Develop the front-end in an agile way in cooperation with the team, but also in cooperation with our customers;
  • Proactively propose improvements to our products;
  • Participate in standup meetings and help the team reach its goals;
  • Perform product demo’s internally as well as in front of our customers.


Your experience and skills

  • 4-6 years of software engineering experience with having a minimum of 3-4 years of experience in Front-end development, preferably in creating highly scalable, secure and high-performance front-end applications;
  • A hardcore JavaScript developer with extensive experience in developing Front-end applications with JavaScript (ES5/ES6), HTML and CSS;
  • Extensive knowledge and working experience with the frontend frameworks VueJS, Vuetify and preferably NuxtJS;
  • Experience with TypeScript;
  • Experience with Docker;
  • Ability to write frontend test cases (TDD) with Jest and Vue-test-utils;
  • Good knowledge of NPM;
  • Able to understand and express yourself well in the English language (international team).


Bonus points will be given for

  • Experience with Node.js;
  • Experience with MongoDB;
  • Experience with GitLab CI/CD;
  • Experience with Kubernetes.



Do you want to join us from our location in Apeldoorn committed to safe, efficient and secure maritime trade around the world? Do you have the talent and drive to really make a difference to complex maritime operations?

If you feel that this job is interesting, enjoy working with modern technology in a dynamic team and have some of the skills and merits mentioned above, then you should contact us at or send in your application.

We offer an attractive primary and secondary employment conditions package.

If you are selected to work, a screening procedure will be part of the job application process.

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