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    Modelling And Simulation Engineer, Electro-Optics - Gauteng, South Africa - Saab

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    Saab Gauteng, South Africa

    1 month ago

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    Competing in the international market, requires a strong global presence. We continue to strengthen our presence in key markets, develop innovative solutions and acquire companies in prioritised areas. Saab's products are sold to over 100 countries and we currently operates in over 30 countries.

    Modelling and Simulation Engineer, Electro-OpticsSaab Grintek Defence is looking for a person who is knowledgeable in modelling and simulation, specifically in electro-optic sensors, components and subsystems.

    The candidate should have an interest and aptitude to evaluate and improve system performance through optimisation of optics and algorithms.

    He or she should be able to analyse and summarise results of, for example, field and laboratory measurements so that it can be presented to various stakeholders.


    Your roleSome specific tasks include:
    Modelling and SimulationDesign and use of system models
    MATLAB, Simulink, Python, Excel (advanced)
    Hardware-in-the-loop simulations
    Component (e.g. detector) level simulation up to system level simulation
    Evaluation and optimisation for the purpose of improving overall system performance.
    Evaluating existing and proposed optical designs
    Modelling as part of larger system model
    Filter design and evaluationUnderstanding of thin film filters
    Understanding of absorption filters
    Measurement of filters
    Algorithm Design and Signal ProcessingAssist in algorithm development and optimisation as required
    Data AnalysisData analysis of measurements
    Summary and presentation of results
    Preparing algorithms for deployment onto embedded systems

    Your profileRequired skills:
    Optic, electro-optic and radiometry knowledge will be an advantage.
    MATLAB, Python and similar tools – advanced knowledge and experience required.
    Optics simulation knowledge will be an advantage.
    Optical filter knowledge will be an advantage.
    Good skills in summarising and presenting results
    Basic system engineering knowledge

    Desired skills:
    Minimum of 5 years experience in a scientific or engineering R&D and /or product development environment
    Knowledge of an electronics production, repair and maintenance environment will be an advantage
    Knowledge of electro-optic systems will be an advantage

    Qualification requirements:
    B.Eng. Electronics or an equivalent qualification
    Data Analysis and Reporting
    Signal Processing
    Electro-Optics
    Radiometry
    Image Processing Software
    Electronic Warfare

    What you will be a part ofSGD 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 the African and international markets.

    These capabilities are supplied and supported over the air, land, sea and civil security domains.

    With new and improved technological systems and solutions, SGD increases a country's defence capabilities and provides innovative, effective products and services for those tasked to maintain security.

    The company also works with various stakeholders in gathering data and providing insight into how security threats evolve, and what the best market-customised solutions are.

    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.

    Regardless of whether you value cutting edge technology, creativity or an innovative environment, everyone at Saab contributes to keeping people and society safe.

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