Senior Systems Engineer

Location:: Canberra
Sectors: Engineering
Employment type: Permanent
Salary: AU$150000 - AU$170000.00 per annum
Contact name: Patrick Horwood

Contact email:
Job reference: BBBH2322_1720494829
Published: 7 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Are you a skilled Systems Engineer with a strong understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle and V&V activities?

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer to join an industry leader based in Canberra. This role will have a focus on the systems engineering lifecycle, V&V activities and require the successful applicant to have a background in the ICT domain. Candidates with skills in VMWare, HyperV and Microsoft operating servers are encouraged to apply.


  • Development and Management of engineering documentation, including system designs, Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) supporting documentation, and Verification and Validation Plans
  • Development and management of test strategies and programs to enable Verification and Validation of delivered designs, solutions, and products to ensure they meet operational and functional requirements.
  • Conduct of obsolesce investigations and formal testing and acceptance activities.
  • Management of project documentation and engineering plans. Co-ordination of System Safety documentation.
  • Stakeholder engagement and analysis of customer requirements and operational scenarios.
  • Guiding and participating as assigned in technical meetings and workshops providing systems engineering lifecycle advice and recommendations.
  • Working with the broader project team to ensure the engineering scope is delivered within the quality, schedule, and budgetary constraints of the project.
  • Provide pre-sales engineering support for proposals and tenders.
  • Provide input to the Strategic Direction of the company using knowledge of future technology and industry requirements
  • Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to system and process improvements.

Required skills:

  • Bachelor qualifications:
    • Bachelor of Engineering qualifications in Electrical, Electronics, Information Technology, or a relevant degree in Engineering, preferably majoring in Systems, Radio Frequency, Mechatronics, Electronics, Communications, or Aerospace; or
    • Bachelor of Computer Science / Information Technology or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 year's professional experience in design and development of software solutions, communication solutions, traceability processes and test engineering as well as hands-on experience with specification, system installation, integration, and testing.
  • Structured approach and proven experience in delivering systems engineering projects .
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build rapport with our clients and project stakeholders.
  • Must be an Australian citizen, with either a current Defence security clearance (Baseline or above) or eligible to hold one.
  • Demonstrated technical expertise with:
    • Microsoft Servers, Windows Desktops, Active Directory , group policy configuration
    • Strong knowledge and experience in IP networking technologies and higher level protocols
    • Network test methodologies, including protocol analysis tools and techniques.
    • Security principles and management (firewalls, access control lists)
    • Virtualisation technologies (VMware, HyperV, etc)
    • Cisco network hardware & IOS

If you think you match the above role and team, please apply in Word format. PDF is also accepted.

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