We have a vacancy for a Senior Hardware Engineer in the Test Engineering Group. This position requires someone who is familiar with test systems and hardware development in the military and avionics development environments, with expert knowledge on the design and integration of test systems.
The ideal candidate should be able to perform the following tasks:
Provide inputs to project plan, SOW and estimated labour for a test bench development project
Derive lower-level test bench hardware requirements
Perform the high-level architectural design of a test bench
Perform the detail design and create the manufacturing baseline
Lead schedule, procurement and assembly functions
Coordinate the mechanical design and assembly drawings
Coordinate and participate in integration, test and qualification activities of the test bench
Create and maintain documentation according to the test bench development process
Configuration and version control of the baselines
Fault finding, repair and maintenance support on the test benches
Perform technical team leader functions as required
Specialist Knowledge Required:
10+ Years’ on test system development and electronic circuit design
5+ Years' on test equipment and unit under test integration
Knowledge of National Instruments and other general test equipment
MW and RF related test equipment
Signal integrity concepts on interfaces between test equipment and the unit under test
Electronic hardware design
Schematic capturing and PCB layout will be an advantage
C# development skills will be advantageous
Experience in engineering and testing procedures
Deep understanding of electronic circuits and equipment function
Fault finding and repair experience
Requirements analysis and writing
Test systems architectural design
Test systems hardware design
Digital and general analog electronic design
Technical team leader experience
B.Eng Degree (Electronics) or similar
What you will be a part of
SGD has reinforced its position as a leading South African defence and security company, bringing capabilities including electronic warfare systems, sensor technology, training systems, avionics, security and support solutions to international markets. These capabilities are supplied and supported over the air, land, sea and civil security domains.
If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.
SGD will give preference to South African citizens and we also welcome applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds.
Please consider your application as unsuccessful if you have not received feedback from us within 30 days after the closing date.