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Experienced Senior Microwave Engineer, in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
13 November 2021
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Experienced Senior Microwave 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.

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 increased its presence by initiating the local development and production of different products.

You will become part of this new Saab Company, which operates in Tawazun Industrial Park, northeast of the Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Your Role

As a member in the radar engineering team you will support the project and the team by using your experience in development of different radar products.

The radar engineering team consists of different engineering disciplines, different experiences and nationalities.

We are looking for a person with experience of radar microwave development from concept to operational support.

Saab Ltd develops local products for an international market.

Your skills and experience

You are curious and inspired by new challenges and you have a well-developed understanding and willingness to learn about different cultures.

You have a good ability to manage processes and cooperate with people.

You are a team player supporting, helping and share experiences with colleagues.

You can easily express yourself in English, both verbally and in written word.

Requirements for this role are:

At least Master's degree or equivalent in electronics engineering or related field

  • Minimum 10+ years’ experience in RF/Antenna research, development, and testing
  • Deep understanding in receiving and transmission RF architecture especially in multi-channel input RF systems
  • Proven RF design cycle from specification, requirements, design, integration, and verification
  • Experience of multiple products from concept design to mass production level
  • Work with suppliers to develop custom RF components, system engineers, board designers and mechanical engineer to get the best RF performance
  • Design and develop an active and passive circuit at least up to X-band
  • Highly motivated and disciplined
  • Experience in RF PCB design in Altium Designer
  • Knowledge in RF / Antenna simulation tools like ADS and HFSS.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and debugging skills
  • Analysis and debug of systems/ boards that are under development
  • Optimize circuits designs – balanced and unbalanced Matching
  • Experience in using RF equipment such as Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generator, Network Analyzer, and RF simulator
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Driver’s license
  • Merits are also experience from radar development for Ku- and K and Ka-band
  • Experience from defense product development and operational use is also a merit