Chief Engineer (Electrical/ Electronic)

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Date: 24 Jan 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:

  • Establishing of an in-house electrical / electronic development capability to support the various development programmes of HALCON
  • Establishing strong liaisons with other groups (such as mechanical, mechatronic, analytical and engineering support & facilities) to ensure high integrity, industrialised, and qualified designs.
  • Defining, budgeting and developing of the strategic electrical & electronic engineering facilities including digital & analogue electronics, software & algorithms, electromagnetics, optoelectronics and power electronics.
  • Sourcing of experienced personnel and developing of the next generation of engineering staff.
  • Managing of subordinates, including mentoring and training.
  • Participating in the Development Engineering Management Team.


Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • Engineering degree (Bachelor, Master or PhD) in electrical, electronic, computer or software engineering
  • At least 18 years’ relevant experience working in the development-engineering environment of precision guided munitions
  • Working knowledge in the broad spectrum of electrical and electronic engineering as related to guided munition development and manufacturing
  • High level technical and managerial experience in the field


Key Skills:

  • Proven technical leadership ability, capability establishment, personnel development
  • Communication with technical and non-technical personnel, suppliers and customers
  • Customer (Product Management, Production Management) focused
  • Knowledge of best practices, engineering standards and procedures within the defence industry
  • Electrical / electronic system concept design and functional allocation of a guided munition test system
  • Thorough understanding of the systems engineering process (requirement establishment, development, verification & validation)



Job Segment: Testing, Technical Support, Electronics, Technology

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