Systems Engineer

Location:: Australian Capital Territory
Sectors: Engineering
Employment type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact name: Patrick Horwood

Contact email: patrick@clearedrecruitment.com.au
Job reference: BBBH1955_1710387279
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

With recent news off the back of the Surface Fleet Review and expansion into the Defence Naval expenditure, our client is looking to grow its team of Systems Engineers in Canberra in support of one of Australia's largest Defence contracts for the RAN.
Must have an active or reinstatable NV1 or above security clearance, and exposure to maritime or combat/weapon systems, ideally with an electrical, electronics or communications engineering background.

Experience across the Systems Engineering lifecycle (design, requirements, T&E, V&V, commissioning) is essential, and ideally you will have experience working within a SPO or CASG/DSTG environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Systems design, evaluation, test, integration, commissioning and verification and validation
  • Safety and risk engineering and management for the Project
  • Development and maintenance of engineering reporting
  • Supplier and sub-contractor relationship management
  • Naval sustainment activities and acquisition
  • Requirements gathering utilising key tools and software (i.e. DOORS, Jira, UML)
  • Test and acceptance of various weapons, combat and electrical/mechanical systems for platform integration
  • Communications with key engineering stakeholders


Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • 5 - 10 year's experience in Defence Engineering Projects
  • Engineering qualification of at least Bachelors level from an accredited organisation
  • Experience working with maritime based defence projects above or below the line
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, ASDEFCON suite of documents
  • Demonstrable ability to build trusting relationships, conduct business with cultural sensitivity and possess strong knowledge of the diversified satellite communications marketplace
  • Active or reinstatable Australian Government security clearance (NV1) or above


All applicants must have Australian Citizenship and a current or reinstatable NV1 security clearance.

Please apply in Word document format. PDF is also accepted.

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