Defence Systems Engineer

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Williamstown

Type: Full Time

Posted: 06/07/2019


About the opportunity

We are currently seeking an experienced Defence Systems Engineer, ideally with an aerospace background to support the systems engineering program for an airborne Command and Control system project.

What will you be involved in:

  • Preparing for systems engineering program reviews;
  • Supporting requirements definition, allocation and management;
  • Systems engineering and systems integration in support of communications and radar systems;
  • Participating in Verification and Validation activities.

What we would like from you:

  • Bach Engineering Degree - Aeronautical, Electronics or Avionics (Preferred Specialisation)
  • Current or recently suspended AGSVA clearance (must be Australian citizen);
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in the ADF Aerospace Acquisition environment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build rapport with our clients;
  • Between 5-10 years of industry experience;
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to consult to a diverse group of clients;
  • Be a clear communicator both written and verbally;
  • Be a team player with a can-do attitude.


  • Ex-service background or experience in an engineering stream within DMO or CDG;
  • Experience in the Defence Acquisition Systems Engineering environment;
  • Experience with Design Development of Communications and Radar systems;
  • Experience with DOORS;
  • ASDEFCON experience (highly desirable);
  • 10 years' experience in the ADF Aerospace Acquisition environment.

What is it like to work with us:
As a professional services firm, we recognise that it’s our people who are our greatest asset. At Nova we work on some pretty interesting, diverse and at times highly complex projects. We ensure employees have the opportunity to work in a unique environment that is fun and down-to-earth, while having the support to perform to the best of their ability in the safest possible manner.

We commit to giving all employees the opportunity to grow their skills, gain valuable experience and develop professionally. Everyone at Nova can expect open, direct communication from their leaders and peers. Everyone at Nova can expect to be rewarded for their efforts.

We commit to providing equal opportunities to all Novan’s, and recognise that honesty, fairness, mutual respect and the responsible exercise of power are fundamental to achieving equity for all.

What you get beyond the pay cheque:

With a strong company culture and high retention rate, Nova Group has been recognised as one of "Top 50 best places to work" in Australia and Singapore. In addition, Nova was recently ranked in the "Top 50 Most Innovative Companies" in Australia.

  • Flexible working conditions;
  • Access to Defence Health, Travel and Life Insurance;
  • Annual 3-day Conference;
  • Personal and Professional Development Allowance and Leave;
  • Reserve Leave;
  • Loyalty Leave;
  • Purchased Leave;
  • Paid Parental Leave;
  • Novated Leasing and Salary Sacrifice;
  • Serious Illness Leave;
  • Nova Employee Share Offer;
  • Mentoring Program;
  • Innovation Program;
  • Do you own a Safari Suit or Kaftan? Sense of humour required!

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion contact Serena in Nova's Talent Acquisition Team on (08) 8252 7100.

Nova Group does not accept any recruitment agency solicitation.

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