APS Level 5
$73,636 - $78,873 (Plus super)
If you are looking for a challenging career with a defined career path 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. Modernisation of our naval forces is a complex, national endeavour 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 through a continuous naval shipbuilding industry.
Future Submarine Program (FSP), Australia’s largest Defence program, has taken on the challenge to deliver to the Royal Australian Navy a regionally superior, sovereign submarine capability. 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 Platform System Software Engineer, you will perform an important role in the assurance of the Attack Class submarine products delivered by the submarine design partners: Lockheed Martin Australia and Naval Group. Extensive mentoring supported by software development activities will be an integral part of the training provided, necessary to support the role.
The duties of a Platform System Software Engineer role can include:
Working for Defence:
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. Information on Defence employees’ working conditions, including an attractive remuneration package with a salary within the range and a generous superannuation contribution (15.4%), can be sourced from the ‘Employment Agreement’ section of this information pack.
Application Closing Date: 7 May 2020
For further information please review the job information pack, reference CASG/01303/20 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers
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