Engineers- Radar Development, in Abu Dhabi

Vacancies 01 March 2020

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George Anderson -
Joakim Thörnkvist +46 (13) 231728
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Engineers- Radar Development, in Abu Dhabi



At Saab, we are constantly looking to push the boundary of the technical possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share a common challenge – to make the world a safer place.


Your Role

We are currently actively looking to grow our core expertise and looking to add to our team of engineers responsible for the development of new radar products for our customers. You will assume the role for development of our radar products, and the future support including both hardware and software. As an engineer, you will be working with concept, design and development and assume the technical responsibility within different development areas within our projects.


Your skills and experience

Whilst experience regarding radar engineering is important, so too is the passion to be a part of building a brand new entity and operation in the UAE.


This is a unique and exciting opportunity!


We are currently looking for engineers with competence in the areas of:

·         Microwave Engineer

o   Architectures for Tx/Rx chains or lowest phase-noise HFG (High frequency Generator)

o   Design LNA, Mixer, RF switch, RF limiter, Filter design, bias circuits, SSPA etc.

o   Use of RF EDA and EM tools like HFSS / ADS / Microwave office / CST / FEKO / Matlab

o   Synthesizer design

o   PCB schematic entry and layout, knowledge of Mentor Graphics Xpedition / Altium

·         Power Electronics Engineer

o   Power electronics architecture and design

o   Advanced power solutions with high efficiency

o   PCB schematic entry and layout, knowledge of Mentor Graphics Xpedition / Altium

·         FPGA Firmware Engineer

o   Experience in programmable logic design, using VHDL

o   Design and implementation of DSP algorithms and blocks, like filters, parallel multipliers, up and down conversions etc.

o   Experience with Xlinx design tools

o   Preferably experience with high-speed interfaces like, JESD204B, 10G/25G Ethernet Interface, AXI interface


As an individual, you are likely to be outgoing and motivated by new challenges. A well-developed understanding and willingness to learn about different cultures would be useful in this multi-cultural environment, where we believe successful team working brings results.


·         Relevant experience in one of the sub systems detailed above

·         You have an relevant education or experience, MSc or equivalent

·         Experience of design and development

·         Good ability to carry through your own and ideas of others

·         Have the ability to cooperate with a group of young, multi-cultural subsystem experts

·         Able to express yourself coherently in both oral and written English language



This position requires that you undergo a security screening in accordance with the Saab internal processes.


What you will be a part of

Saab’s strategy for growth includes building local business in selected markets, with a focus on key customer countries. You will become part of this brand new Saab Company, which operates in Tawazun Industrial Park, northeast of the Abu Dhabi city centre.


About Saab

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

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