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Saab Global
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Senior High Speed Digital Engineer

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date: 7 March 2024

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries regarded as technically impossible. 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 someone who is experienced and wants to develop products within our Radar team as HSD Engineer, Abu Dhabi

Job Responsibilities:

  • To design and implement high-speed digital circuits and systems to meet performance and reliability requirements.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including hardware and software engineers, to ensure seamless integration of digital components into larger systems.

  • Work with FPGA and ASIC design tools to develop and test digital prototypes.

  • Debug and troubleshoot digital hardware and firmware issues during the development and testing phases.

  • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in high-speed digital technology to incorporate best practices into design methodologies.


  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field.

  • Min 8 years experience in designing and implementing high-speed digital circuits and systems.

  • Proficiency in hardware description languages (Verilog, VHDL) and familiarity with FPGA/ASIC design tools. Strong understanding of digital signal processing, signal integrity, and timing analysis.

  • Strong understanding of industry standards and protocols relevant to high-speed digital design.

  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills. Strong mentoring, communication, and teamwork skills. Understanding of wireless communication protocols.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of software-defined radio (SDR) principles

  • Experience with high-speed PCB design.

  • Familiarity with embedded systems and real-time operating systems. Understanding Radar and of wireless communication protocols.

What you will be a part of

Saab’s strategy for growth includes building local business and operations in selected markets, with focus on key customer countries. You will become part of Saab Ltd, 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 app. 18.000 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.