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RF/MW Test Engineer with experience, in Abu Dhabi

Tawazun, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
23 December 2020
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RF/MW Test Engineer with experience, 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 RF test engineer with experience, to join our radar product development team here in Abu Dhabi. In this role, you will be required to plan, specify, execute and report testing of RF components and sub-systems in the development project, as well as during the production phase of the product. You will work with test and verification of complex RF/MW systems, regarding understanding requirements and transform them into practical measurable test cases. You will work together with experienced designers to ensure that the product fulfill requirements and expectations.

Your skills and experience

Proven experience regarding planning and testing work 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, organized, structured, and communicative 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 of higher-frequency system testing
  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. preferably in Electronics or Computer science
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in RF/MW testing
  • Knowledge of radar testing for X-, L- and C-band
  • Experience with test equipment such as VNAs, Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, and Power Supplies etc.
  • Experience from equipment control, preferably  NI and Keysight
  • Experience of Labview
  • Experience from Python/Matlab/TCL
  • JTAG experience from FPGAs
  • Interface experience, Cables and connectors (MIL and Industrial standards)
  • You must be able to express yourself in English, both oral and in written word.
  • Open attitude and team player who enjoys working independently as well
  • Excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Driver’s license
  • Experience of test equipment such as stepper motor, turn-table, etc. is beneficial
  • Beneficiary is experience from
    • Continuous integration work
    • Hardware in the loop testing
    • Soldering competence for RF electronics
    • Field trial experience and Environmental testing for safety critical systems
    • Mechanical design knowledge
  • Arabic is a merit
  • UAE residency is 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.