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Saab Global

Digital Signal Processing Engineer - Radar

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date: 20 April 2024


We are looking for Digital Signal Processing Engineer. This position you will develop and implement advanced signal processing algorithms for AESA Radars and fully digital RADARs. The work will heavily involve algorithm development using the Julia programming language as well as integration and testing with real-time embedded systems.


  • Leading DSP activities from feature development to integration and testing with hardware systems.
  • Provide performance figures based on theoretical analyses and simulations.
  • Defining and writing system level specifications and designs.
  • Keep up with new technologies, expand your skill set, continuously learn.
  • Mentoring and guiding junior team members.
  • Awareness of concepts in Containerization, DevOps and Agile principles.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on programming tasks not directly related DSP.

Experience & Skills

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematical disciplines with 5+ years in signal processing algorithm development.
  • Expert in a functional or object orientated programming language.
  • Experience in Julia programming and machine learning is beneficial.
  • Experience working on Linux based infrastructure.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.

Background knowledge

  • Pulse compression, Doppler Processing, CFAR for pulsed and CW radar systems
  • Radar calibration
  • Waveform generation calibration
  • Experience with maritime radar systems
  • Beam forming techniques
  • Strong fundamentals of signal processing (FFT, IFFT, decimation, interpolation,   convolution etc.)
  • Filter design
  • Clutter map experience ace.  

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 focus on key customer countries. You will become part of Saab Ltd, which operates in Tawazun Industrial Park, Abu Dhabi

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 19,000 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.