Principal Engineer (Electronics Engineering)

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Date: 10 Feb 2024

Location: 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. 


Key Accountabilities:

  • Providing guidance to design teams wrt technical specification of electronic systems especially considering international standards, practices, and tolerances.
  • Providing guidance to technical design teams regarding evaluation, testing practices and methods and facilities.
  • Implementation of sound and advanced engineering practices. Organise and chair design reviews.
  • Acceptance test procedures and qualification test procedures.
  • Leadership in generation and review of engineering documentation.
  • Mentoring and training of junior technical personnel.
  • Identify needs and formulate a growth path for future electronics trends and technology. Generation of a technology horizon plan that includes resources and facilities.

Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 15 years’ experience in the electronic hardware engineering domain. Experience with firmware an advantage.
  • Applicable technical acceptance and qualification experience (5 years or more)
  • Advanced knowledge of electronic system design with application in the precision guided munition domain.
  • Electronic Eng. degree. (Batchelor, Honours, Masters or PhD)


Key Skills:

  • The skill and ability to provide technical leadership.
  • Communication skill level that is clear, ensure cohesion and advance enthusiasm amongst team members, management and customers.
  • Demonstrate the ability to take ownership and responsibility for short term operations. Should be able to execute longer term planning for the expansion of technical ability.
  • Demonstrate advanced skill and experience regarding electromagnetic principles and system design.
  • Knowledge of best practices, engineering standards and development methodologies applicable in the defence industry.
  • Thorough understanding of the systems engineering process (Requirements, analysis, design, integration, verification, qualification and configuration management.)



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