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2 Jul 2018

Full-Time Senior/Principal Systems Engineer: Electronic Warfare (EW)

PMDMS – Posted by Boitumelo Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to apply an interdisciplinary approach and means to enable the realisation of successful systems engineering principles. This position is based in Pretoria.

Formulate strategy, implementation and optimisation;
 Lead the research, design, development and testing of complex EW systems;
 Lead EW technology development projects and EW research and development efforts;
 Work closely with the EW Area Manager to provide inputs to the innovation and technology strategies for the EW Area;
 Execute system project plans;
 Interface to clients in his/her direct environment;
 Interpret client requirements and compile user requirements specifications (URS);
 Interpret URS requirements and compile system requirements specifications;
 Conduct design reviews of EW systems (hardware and software);
 Demonstrate solution design traceability of solution implementation;
 Assist with requirements definition, concepts of operations, and conceptualisation of the optimum solutions;
 Apply the appropriate SE know-how, at the correct life-cycle stage and system hierarchal level to comply with higher-level project requirements;
 Assists in technology audits through the development life;
 Play a leading role in Human Capital Development (HCD), especially transferring EW applications knowledge to junior engineers;
 Have specialist EW domain knowledge with in-depth knowledge in one or more of the following fields, RF Circuits and Systems, High-Speed Digital Hardware, Firmware and Embedded Design, Software Programming and Signal Processing.

Job Requirements

A Bachelor of Engineering in electronics with at least eight years engineering experience, of which five years’ experience should be in design and development;  A Masters degree in engineering will be an advantage;  Working experience in signal analysis and/or system analysis; Knowledge of the following is essential: o Radar and EW signal processing and applications; o Antennas, Radio Frequency (RF) systems, Electromagnetic Theory and Propagation models; o Electronic hardware and software implementation;  Knowledge of the following will be advantageous: o Digital Radio Frequency Memories (DRFMs) and their application areas; o Hardware-In-The-Loop Environment Simulator Systems and their applications;  Strong analytical skills including a good mathematical and statistical ability;

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Market Related.


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