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Experienced Power Electronics Design Engineer, in Abu Dhabi

Tawazun, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
10 December 2020
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Experienced Power Electronics Design Engineer, in Abu Dhabi


At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

Your Role

We are looking for an experienced power electronics design engineer to join our radar product development team here in Abu Dhabi. In this role, you will be required to design, develop and test power solutions as part of our products. Your tasks will include selection of components for power conversion, optimizing power transmissions, designing for good EMC, power and cooling analyses to meet challenging requirements and much more. You will act as specialist in the development regarding power solutions for different products. You will contribute to the concept, design and development decisions for our products in aspects of cost, quality, effectiveness, reliability and maintainability. You will take the technical lead responsibility within our radar projects for power electronics solutions.

Your skills and experience

Proven experience regarding power electronics design, development and test for radar products using different frequencies, but equally important is that you have a desire to be a part of building a new entity and operation in the UAE.

As a person, you are curious and inspired by new challenges. A well-developed understanding and willingness to learn about different cultures is crucial in this multi-cultural environment. A willingness to support your colleagues and support their development in these areas, inclusive teamwork approach is deemed successful. Key pointers include:

  • Experience in product power electronics design, development and testing (especially radar or electronic warfare equipment)
  • Degree holder, and perhaps MSc
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in product power electronics
  • Experience of power conversion AC/DC, DC/AC and DC/DC
  • Experience of prototype testing and perhaps environmental testing
  • Knowledge about LVD and EMC standards
  • Hands on experience with EMI/EMC
  • Circuit Simulation and Component Evaluation
  • Knowledge and experience in design of schematics and PCB layout.
  • Proficient with tools such as scopes, network analyzers, etc.
  • You must be able to express yourself in English, both oral and in written word.
  • Open attitude and Result oriented
  • Team player who enjoys working independently as well
  • Excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Driver’s license
  • Experience from design and development for different radars and frequencies is a benefit
  • Experience in cable and harness design for harsh environments, will also be a merit

Successful applicants would be required to undergo and satisfy Saab Security Clearance formalities.

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. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of these key customer countries where Saab has now increased its presence by initiating the local development and production of different products.
You will become part of this brand new Saab Company, which will operate in Tawazun Industrial Park, northeast of the Abu Dhabi, UAE.