Engineering Graduate Program

Explore your potential.


As a part of Saab Australia's Graduate Program, you will have the opportunity to contribute to your own personalised development initiatives, and kick-start your career.

What do we do?

Saab Australia has over 30 years of successful operations within Australia, providing high technology solutions to defence and security customers. We develop everything from combat, communications and security systems to mixed reality and cyber security solutions. Alongside a team of world-class industry leaders, you'll have the chance to design, develop and integrate innovative solutions on our mission to keep people and society safe.

What does our program involve?

As a Saab Australia Graduate, you will work alongside experienced engineers, to deliver world leading and innovative projects. Saab Australia’s Graduate Program is a two year program, which through structured rotations, will offer you the opportunity to work across several areas within the business. Rotations are individually tailored to your current skills and developmental needs, individual preferences, and business needs. Following the successful completion of the program, you will be placed into a permanent position within the business so that you can continue your exciting new career.

What support will you receive?

In addition to the day-to-day support you will receive from your supervisors and team, you will also be provided with trained and experienced mentors from within the business, and access to the Saab Australia Graduate School. The Saab Australia Graduate School comprises of fortnightly lessons, which cover the overarching topics of knowing your personal brand, developing your business acumen, and advancing your technical skills.

What we look for?

We recruit talented high-achievers, who are inquisitive problem-solvers; and who have a passion for delivering products that will help to keep people safe.  We seek well-rounded Engineering Graduates in the following disciplines:

  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Computer Systems
  • Software
  • Mechanical/Mechatronics

Please note, 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).

We open applications for our graduate program in March each year. Please visit our careers listing at the link below around this time to lodge an application:

Saab Australia current vacancies

You may also contact the team at if you'd like further information.