APS Level 6
$80,669 - $92,150 (plus super)
If you are looking for a challenging career that makes a difference, perhaps a role in the Department of Defence working on Australia’s most complex Defence naval capabilities is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for?
The Australian Government is laying the foundations for a nationwide naval shipbuilding enterprise to support the implementation of the Naval Shipbuilding Plan. The Plan outlines the Australian Government’s vision for the Australian Naval Shipbuilding Enterprise and the significant investment required in coming decades. Modernization of our naval forces is a complex, national endeavor aimed at building and sustaining Australia’s naval capabilities. It will create economic growth through Australian industry involvement and in securing Australian jobs for future generations. Submarines are a unique Defence capability and play an essential role in supporting Australia’s maritime security, and your work within the program by engaging with Navy and industry suppliers, will ensure that Navy has an enduring and potent submarine capability for generations to come.
What we are looking for:
As a Systems Engineer on the Collins Sonar Capability Program you will perform an important role in upgrading the sonar systems and interfacing with the tactical system. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with sufficient relevant experience in a similar role. You will work in a dynamic and diverse environment requiring a number of key skills to undertake the following tasks:
In addition to being involved in building Australia’s future naval fleet, you will also have access to generous and attractive working conditions as an Australian Public Servant in Defence. Working for Defence will support you in balancing work life with family and other priorities. You can access a variety of flexible working arrangements, including part-time work, occasionally working from home and working hours that aren’t always nine to five. There are also competitive remuneration packages that may respond to industry variations and include generous superannuation arrangements. Defence will make a superannuation contribution of 15.4 per cent, higher than most industries, with the opportunity for you to make additional personal contributions. Defence is an inclusive employer and values the contributions a diverse workforce brings to the Department.
You will be eligible to access a range of work-life balance and career benefits including:
Application Closing Date: Thursday 11 June 2020
For further information please review the job information pack, reference CASG/02009/20 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers
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