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Principal System Engineer

Edge Group Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Posted: 27 Jun 2024


  • Estimate: $100k - $150k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid
  • No Visa Provided


  • Experience: Intermediate
  • English: Professional


About the job:
ADASI is the regional leader in autonomous systems and services, dedicated to offering holistic solutions – from the development and production of unmanned systems to joint mission analysis and careful equipment acquisition. ADASI manufactures, operates and maintains next-generation autonomous solutions for air, land and sea – capable of performing in a diverse range of demanding environments. Leveraging advanced technologies to comply with the tactical demands of the future, ADASI aims to be a world leader in building the next generation of autonomous capabilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and oversee the systems engineering process for projects, including requirements analysis, system architecture design, integration, verification, and validation.
  • Manage system requirements throughout the product lifecycle, including elicitation, analysis, documentation, validation, and verification, ensuring alignment with customer needs and regulatory standards.
  • Define system architectures and interfaces for aerospace systems, including avionics systems, flight control systems, propulsion systems, and mission systems, ensuring compatibility, scalability, and modularity.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, software engineers, and project managers, to integrate system components and subsystems into cohesive aerospace systems.
  • Identify and mitigate technical and programmatic risks associated with systems, conducting risk assessments, developing risk mitigation plans, and implementing proactive measures to ensure project success.
  • Develop and execute verification and validation plans and procedures for systems, including simulation, modeling, analysis, ground testing, and flight testing, to ensure compliance with performance and safety requirements.
  • Participate in System/Subsystem design, development, integration, and testing review.
  • Implement corrective actions, provide evidence and assess improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with aerospace regulations, standards, and certification requirements governing the design, development, and certification of systems.

Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. (Master's degree or Ph.D. preferred.)
Minimum of 8 years' experience in systems engineering, with a focus on aerospace systems development, integration, and certification.
In-depth knowledge of systems engineering principles, processes, and best practices, including requirements management, system architecture design, and verification and validation.
Experience with systems and subsystems, such as avionics systems, flight control systems, propulsion systems, and mission systems, and familiarity with relevant aerospace technologies and components.
Proficiency in systems engineering tools and methodologies, such as requirements management tools, modeling and simulation tools.

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About Edge Group

Launched in November 2019, the UAE’s EDGE is one of the world’s leading advanced technology groups, established to develop agile, bold and disruptive solutions for defence and beyond, and to be a catalyst for change and transformation. It is dedicated to bringing breakthrough innovations, products, and services to market with greater speed and efficiency, to establishing the UAE as a leading global hub for future industries, and to creating clear paths within the sector for the next generation of highly-skilled talent to thrive. With a focus on the adoption of 4IR technologies, EDGE is driving the development of sovereign capabilities for global export and for the preservation of national security, working with front-line operators, international partners, and adopting advanced technologies such as autonomous capabilities, cyber-physical systems, advanced propulsion systems, robotics and smart materials. EDGE converges R&D, emerging technologies, digital transformation, and commercial market innovations with military capabilities to develop disruptive solutions tailored to the specific requirements of its customers.