EMSEC Technical Specialist

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Disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Building Services Engineering

Remuneration: $$82,282 - $93,993 (plus Super) per annum

Location: Canberra

Type: Full Time

Posted: 01/03/2021



$82,282 - $93,993 (plus Super)

Campbell Park - ACT


Your Role

An Emanation Security Technical Specialist (EMSEC) is required to join The Directorate Navy Engineering certification team to provide specialist advice to RAN elements and participate in certification activities.

Supporting the Emanation Security Manager, the duties of the Emanation Security Technical Specialist includes travelling to various sites across Australia to perform a range of radio frequency measurements and analysis of the data in support of certification and accreditation of the Navy fleet, Air and Shore units. To perform effectively in the role a significant level of specialist training will need to be undertaken, however a basic understanding of RF communication systems and the use of electronic test equipment would be an advantage. Technical document analysis, assessment and report writing is an important element of this role, for which excellent Information Technology and communications skills in all formats is essential.

Please Note: This role requires the incumbent to work overtime/outside of core hours for up to 3 months of the year. If you have any questions regarding this role, please email or call the contact officer.


Our Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will need to be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision achieve the goals of the team. To achieve this they must be able to positively engage and negotiate with a range of individuals, able to articulate issues and options for resolution in a complex test environment; have an interest in security; have a very high attention to detail; and have the ability to adapt to a range of conditions often outside the control of the team.

The incumbent of this role will be provided training and upskilling to achieve the specialised skills required and be able to manage a small team of his or her own.

This role will require the applicant to be able to obtain an NV2 security clearance that requires the provision of checkable personal information over the last 10 years for assessment by AGSVA.


Our Team

Data Networks Cell supports Navy’s Director General of Engineering by managing an enterprise Engineering Local Area Network and through the provision of Subject Matter Expertise on Navy Command Control and Communications including Tactical Data Links for Navy projects in order to ensure a secure and robust Defence Information Environment at sea. DNC’s Emanation Security Team provides a specialised test capability that involves the measurement and analysis of ships classified systems.


Application Closing Date: Monday 15 March 2021

For further information please review the job information pack, reference NAVY/00255/21 on

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