Senior Engineer (Navigation)

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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:

  • Analyse and interpret navigation requirements as specified by the system product management team to translate requirements into navigation tasks to support the project scope as per specifications and timelines
  • Design and develop the concept of navigation system to identify navigation function modes and interfaces
  • Identify functions that the navigation system shall perform during a mission
  • Collaborate with the product management team to identify all sensors required to complete and perform a mission, including their accuracy requirements; and execute a high-level design of the inertial and hybrid navigation system and mechanization
  • Set up architecture of the simulation to enable development of navigation system and subsequent algorithms
  • Create navigation system functional area specification and/or software requirement specification and document detailed interface design of the navigation system
  • Manage and integrate functionality of the navigation simulation of sensor models and navigation algorithms
  • Support the creation of vehicle and flight test procedures to formally qualify navigation performance
  • Manage the execution of laboratory tests and vehicle tests; ensure generation and documentation of associated evaluation software and test reports
  • Support the execution of flight tests, and verify that simulation, laboratory, vehicle and flight test results validate the performance of the navigation system as per the defined specifications
  • Assure timely, cost effective and creative solutions for program and engineering issues, present recommendations and implementation status to leadership and customers
  • Take a proactive approach to ensure continuous improvement of navigation systems, processes and techniques to consistently improve the quality of delivery, resource optimization and cost reduction
  • Supervise, coach, train and develop Junior Engineers in navigation technology, simulations, models, tool and analysis, and motivate them to deliver high level of performance


Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronics / Mechanical engineering or related discipline
  • 8 years of experience in the development of algorithms, simulation and modelling with at least 3 years’ in the development of navigation systems

Key Skills:

  • Navigation system architecture and algorithm development
  • Designing of advanced navigation systems
  • Knowledge of developing architecture of simulation models and software
  • Analysis of performance both in simulation and flight test
  • Building and managing relations
  • Analytical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Strategic thinking
  • Managing and driving performance
  • Customer focus



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