Senior Test Engineer (Air Propulsion)

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Date: 18 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:


Provide a Test and Evaluation capability and Support the design capability for Propulsion in Halcon Systems. Reporting to the Engine Facilities Manager, executing specialized engineering tasks related to key areas in the functional air breathing engine system.


Key Accountabilities:


Air Power Systems Development:

  • Design of engine brackets, mounts and fixtures for various turbojet and turbofan engines.
  • Structural analysis on designed components in accordance with best practices related to jet engine testing.
  • 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 design, small or micro turbine testing or other gas turbine/thermal power applications.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ of relevant experience is necessary in a gas turbine engine test environment.
  • Experience operating test equipment in a jet engine test cell, with a focus on data acquisition systems for 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.



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