Chief Technologist (Mechatronic - Test Equipment Development)

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Date: 3 Apr 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:


A test engineering specialist to establish a test equipment development capability for the HALCON Systems Development Engineering Division and Operations Division.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Establish an in-house test equipment design capability for the development programmes, as well as for the Halcon Operations functions such as Production, Platform Integration and Logistic Support.
  • Be a key member in product design reviews in order to influence the testability, reliability, availability, maintainability and producibility of the designs and products.
  • Interpret design test specifications and generate production test specifications and procedures (for both hardware and software) in order to develop and produce automated test equipment.
  • Gain design intent knowledge for product industrialization and know-how to form a bridge between system engineering, development and production.
  • Provide guidance to management as well as development projects regarding technological advancement and best practices in the test engineering environment.
  • Assist the Mechatronic engineering department management regarding test strategies, supporting of the integration teams and overall Halcon test infrastructure.
  • Lead and mentor subordinates and engineers to facilitate test equipment development tasks and perform responsibilities designated by the programmes.


Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • At least 21 yr (NTC5), 17 yr (T3), 15 yr (T4/B.Tech) or 10 yr (M.Tech) A multi-area exposure regarding electronic engineering areas such as analogue and digital electronics.
  • Expert knowledge of test techniques, NI test software and test equipment development and manufacturing.
  • Relevant experience in development engineering environment of precision guided munitions, defense and aerospace industry. (years of relevant experience can be reduced based on qualifications.
  • Thorough understanding of the systems engineering process. (Acceptance testing, qualification, field testing, flight testing.)



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