Engineering Manager (Systems)

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Disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Building Services Engineering

Remuneration: $$101,955 - $115,005 (plus super) per annum

Location: Melbourne

Type: Full Time

Posted: 03/08/2020


EL 1
$101,955 - $115,005 (plus super)
Monegeetta, Southbank, VIC

The Role

  • Are you looking to apply your engineering and management skills on some of the largest complex projects in Australia?
  • Do you value a diverse workforce that supports work life balance and offers flexible working arrangements?
  • Secure your next role with us at Defence as an APS employee for generous employment benefits including professional learning opportunities.

As an EL1 Engineering Manager in the Land Domain of Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, you will be given the unique opportunity to lead an engineering and technical team to deliver Australian Defence Force systems that are at the leading edge of Defence capability.

Your responsibilities will require you to apply your engineering management skills and technical experience across a wide range of activities to ensure successful requirements development, acquisition and in-service support of land materiel. The Land Engineering Agency provides services in engineering, testing, design and development and technical data management, and services are provided across the whole of the Defence Capability Life Cycle.

The EL1 Engineering Manager will need to demonstrate initiative and the ability to apply established engineering principles, techniques and methods to solve problems relating to the design, development, integration and evaluation of military equipment or other complex military systems in either of the following fields: mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics engineering, communications engineering, software engineering and biomedical engineering. Also, understanding of an Engineering Management System and its relationship to a quality management system and a Technical Regulatory Framework.

About our Team
The Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) is an integral part of the Department of Defence. This group purchases and maintains military equipment and supplies in the quantities and to the service levels that are required by Defence and approved by Government. Within CASG, the Land Domain acquires and supports designated land systems for the Australian Defence Force.

Land Domain is dedicated to providing our staff with a diverse, manageable, favourable work-life balance, and we support flexible working arrangements. We will also invest in your training and development to ensure your time with us is deeply rewarding, both personally and professionally. We are committed to achieving a workplace culture that is inclusive and diverse; one which directly reflects the needs and scope of our varied operational requirements.

Our Ideal Candidate
The right person for this role will be an experienced engineering professional responsible for undertaking complex to very complex system engineering management associated with land materiel.

They will be able to use their initiative to work under broad direction and policy control to lead a team to provide professional engineering expertise to support the achievement of Technical Integrity of land military equipment and systems acquired by the Land Domain projects and fleets in accordance with the Land Technical Regulatory Framework requirements.

Land military equipment and systems may consist of but not limited to: vehicle and armoured vehicle systems, soldier protection, weapons, biomedical, communications, simulation, power generation as well as chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear systems.

The Engineering Manager will be responsible for exercising assigned engineering authorities and any Technical Regulatory Authority delegations for managing the technical certification thereby ensuring that land materiel is fit-for-service, safe and environmentally compliant.

Application Closing Date:  Monday 17 August 2020                                 

For further information please review the job information pack, reference CASG/03486/20 on

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