Senior Turbomachinery Engineer (Air Propulsion)

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Date: 17 May 2024

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC



HALCON is a regional and international leader that offers next-generation Weapons Systems and Robotics Expertise to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. HALCON has developed in-house expertise across the entire value chain for gravity-release bomb guidance systems. This includes design, development, testing, manufacturing and assembly. Our end-to-end capabilities ensure exceptional quality and competitive pricing. As well, we are faster and more flexible in meeting customer requirements. 


Job Summary:


Provide a Development, Design and Support capability for Propulsion in Halcon Systems. Reporting to the Manager: Air Power, executing specialized engineering tasks related to key areas in the functional air breathing engine system.


Key Accountabilities:


Air Power Systems Development:

  • Design from first principles axial compressors, centrifugal compressors, axial or radial turbines.
  • Perform detail design and CFD analysis using best practices.
  • Write engineering memo’s, work packages and detailed engineering reports for components, systems and manufacturing processes.
  • Undertake design and support work throughout the life-cycle of the system under development, for all phases of conceptual design, preliminary design, detail design and development, manufacture, production, end-use support and phase-out/disposal
  • Perform precise engineering calculations using theoretical methods as well as computational simulations

Project Management:

  • Work with suppliers to produce high precision and quality designed components within the schedule of the project.

Innovation and Technology Advancement:

  • Revise designs based on the latest technology in manufacturing and material science.
  • Optimization of designed parts for manufacturability using innovative approaches to design

Collaboration and Communication:

  • Mentor and coach lower level engineers in related disciplines.

Compliance and Documentation:

  • Establish test specifications and procedures to ensure that all design requirements are met



Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field. A master's degree is preferred in the field of turbomachinery or other gas turbine/thermal power applications.
  • Experience a similar field, with a focus on air power systems, gas turbines.
  • Proven technical competence, including managing multidisciplinary requirements specifications within the gas turbine engine.
  • Strong technical knowledge of air power systems, including aircraft integration, propulsion, avionics, and mission systems.
  • Familiarity with military and defense industry standards, regulations, and customer requirements.
  • Ability to contribute to and write technical proposals development.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and a track record of delivering high-quality results in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Knowledge of industry standards and best practices related to precision-guided munition air power systems.



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