Lead Hardware Engineer

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Date: 27 Aug 2023

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC

About KATIM:


KATIM is a leader in the development of innovative secure communication products and solutions for governments and businesses. As part of the Electronic Warfare & Cyber Technologies cluster at EDGE, one of the world’s leading advanced technology groups, KATIM delivers trust in a world where cyber risks are a constant threat and fulfils the increasing demand for advanced cyber capabilities by delivering robust, secure, end-to-end solutions centered on four core business units: Networks, Ultra Secure Mobile Devices, Applications, and Satellite Communications.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible in leading a team of engineers in the development of modem Hardware.
  • Lead the hardware engineering team to meet the technical requirements while balancing business needs.
  • Responsible from conceptual design, detailed design (a combination of analog, digital, embedded firmware, schematic capture, board layout), analysis, overseeing fabrication of hardware, defining and executing qualification/testing plans, field support, as well as project management.
  • Work closely with stakeholders across multiple organizations to understand their business and technical strategies and translate those into product features.
  • Produce architecture, design and implementation that is secure, reliable, robust, modular, maintainable, scalable and efficient.
  • Lead specification, design, and verification during product development.
  • Evaluating system performance, design, and metrics.
  • Ensure compliance with environmental and regulatory requirements.
  • Consistently deliver on commitments on time and with quality
  • Expertise in wireless communications systems and standards
  • Experience in modem architecture, design and verification
  • Knowledge of satellite communication technologies
  • Experience with FPGA technology
  • Hands-on experience testing and de-bugging circuitry, with clear mastery of tools such as oscilloscopes, logic/network/spectrum analyzers, function/pulse generators, etc.
  • Knowledge of and experience with PC-board layout tools (e.g., EAGLE PCB or Mentor Graphics), and PC-board fabrication and assembly design principals.
  • Proven ability to deliver results in a very fast-moving environment, self-driven and a team player.
  • Eager to learn & implement groundbreaking new hardware technology.


Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in wireless hardware development
  • M.S or B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electronics Engineering Technology


Key Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of HW design, tools and product creation flow from idea to product covering the whole product lifecycle.
  • Familiarity with security and cryptography
  • Proven track record of hardware development.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to juggle competing priorities and deadlines



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