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Disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Building Services Engineering

Remuneration: $$83,928 - $95,873 (plus Super) per annum

Location: Canberra CBD

Type: Full Time

Posted: 15/11/2021


The Role
Looking for a challenging career?

It’s an exciting time to join the Naval Shipbuilding Enterprise and work on Australia’s most complex Defence capabilities. Maritime Integrated Warfare Systems (MIWS) Branch is seeking professional, motivated and experienced APS6 Engineers to provide support to various maritime projects and products in both Adelaide (SA) and Canberra (ACT). Positions are being advertised in the following engineering disciplines:

  • Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Systems Engineering

The successful candidates will be expected to develop engineering documentation and perform a broad range of engineering activities at a high standard to support Engineering Managers and the Executive Director Technology, Engineering and Logistics as well as MIWS Project Directors and Managers.

These positions will work in an integrated workforce consisting of APS employees, ADF members and contractors to deliver Subject Matter Expertise to projects and products across the Branch. The roles will involve considerable stakeholder engagement across complex environments and work closely within engineering teams.

These roles will operate within a fast paced and dynamic working environment, requiring the incumbents to be flexible and willing to help other work areas to meet the deliverables for projects, products and MIWS Branch more broadly.

About our Team
MIWS Branch under Ships Division is an exciting and complex environment to work in, offering a rewarding career in one of the most dynamic organisations within CASG. We work across both Acquisition and Sustainment environments to develop and deliver products into new shipbuilding programs and to provide update/upgrade products to the existing RAN fleet, giving staff exposure to a wide variety of high profile maritime projects.

You will have access to generous working conditions as an Australian Public Servant in Defence. You will be supported in balancing work life with family and other priorities, with a variety of flexible working arrangements available. Information on Defence employees’ working conditions, including an attractive remuneration package with a generous superannuation contribution (15.4%), can be sourced from the Defence Enterprise Agreement.

We are committed to the personal and professional development of our staff, and welcome interested candidates to apply to join our team. If you require further information please email

Our Ideal Candidate
MIWS is offering our ideal candidate the opportunity to work in a fast paced, dynamic and exciting environment where no two days are the same. These positions will provide a pathway for growth in complex and diverse programs stretching decades, setting you up for success in the engineering field.

Our ideal candidates will bring the following attributes, skills and experience to the role:

  • Experience in engineering to support project delivery;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • The ability to build and sustain strong working relationships both internally and externally to Defence; and
  • The ability to contribute to a positive team culture and be able to work within a team comprised of experienced APS, ADF and contractors.

It is essential that the candidates possess utmost integrity, professionalism, self-motivation, positive attitude towards challenges, and perseverance in achieving outcomes.

The candidates will be required to be able to work under pressure with great resilience, focused to goals and attention to detail. It is essential that the candidates have proven engineering competency and possess strong people skills.


Application Closing Date: Monday 6th December


For further information please review the job information pack, reference CASG/06046/21


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