Principal Engineer (Air Power)

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Date: 21 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:


Air Power Systems Development:

  • Provide an in-house project management and systems engineering capability to support the propulsion development programs of the Air Power Department
  • 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.
  • Organization of engineering arrangements to meet the objectives of the department.


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:

  • Lead, 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:

  • Minimum 10 years RELEVANT experience, with a Master’s degree or Ph.D. in a directly applicable sub-component of the gas turbine engine.
  • Registered with an international associated aerospace or propulsion society. 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 defence industry standards, regulations, and customer requirements.
  • Ability to contribute to and write technical proposals development.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Program planning for a multi-year, multi-million-dollar defence propulsion project.
  • Knowledge of industry standards and best practices related to precision-guided munition air power systems.


Key Skills:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Strategic thinking
  • Decision making
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Technical research
  • Project management and engineering
  • Product development
  • Knowledge of latest technologies



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