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Disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Building Services Engineering

Remuneration: $$170,427 - $186,456 (plus super) per annum

Location: Edinburgh

Type: Full Time

Posted: 21/08/2019


Executive Level 2 (S&T Level 8)

$170,427 - $186,456 (plus super)

Edinburgh, SA


  • An exciting opportunity to lead teams of highly skilled scientists and engineers
  • Inspire  world-leading research in cutting edge fields such as artificial intelligence, space and next generation sensing
  • Senior level appointments delivering capabilities to safeguard Australians


The successful candidate will create a strategic vision and inspire a team of scientists and engineers to push the frontiers of science to produce enhanced and innovative capabilities for Australia’s Defence and National Security.  They will foster strong national and international partnerships and collaborations with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes. 


The successful candidate will be able to provide leadership, management and science excellence in one or more of the following fields: Imaging Systems, Intelligence Analytics, Information Integration, Microwave Radar and Signatures, High Frequency Radar or Next Generation Radars. They will also be forward-looking, delivering research and development in emerging and future new technologies.


DST prides itself on being an inclusive employer, committed to diversity and equity in the work place. At DST, you will enjoy Australian Public Service conditions which include an attractive salary package and flexible, family-friendly working arrangements. Our staff have access to flexible working hours with opportunities for part-time and home-based work.  Defence provides a superannuation contribution of 15.4 per cent, higher than most industries, with the opportunity for you to make additional personal contributions.


Merit Pool:

A merit pool will be created from the list of suitable applicants which may be used to fill future positions in the event a position becomes vacant within the 12 months from gazettal date of this position.


Application Closing Date: 02 October 2019


For further information please review the job information pack, reference DST/03074/19 on

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