Executive Level 2 (S&T Level 7)
$142,470 - $160,330 (plus Super) (2% increase will apply from the 18 February, 2021)
We are seeking highly motivated science and technology Group Leaders to lead, nurture and inspire teams of scientists, engineers and technicians to deliver innovative and high impact research for Defence. Group Leaders report to the S&T Research Leader in one of the following four Branches; Space Intelligence, Intelligence Analytics, Surveillance Systems, and Integrated ISR.
We currently have two Group leader positions vacant:
Provides research and technical leadership in Radio Frequency (RF) sensor systems and RF signatures by undertaking sensor system modelling, analysis, test and evaluation. (NV2 minimum Security clearance required)
Provides research and technical leadership in automated processing of imagery data to deliver tactical, operational and intelligence information using computer vision and machine learning. (PV clearance required required)
The role requires you to:
A merit pool will be created from the list of suitable applicants which may be used to fill future positions in the event a position becomes vacant within the 12 months from gazettal date of this position.
About the Team
Intelligence, Surveillance and Space (ISS) Division undertakes internationally-recognised research and development into technologies aimed at enhancing the national capability to produce accurate, relevant and timely actionable intelligence for both Defence and national agency decision makers. It comprises of four Major S&T Branches:
Our Ideal Candidate
We are looking for an accomplished leader who will bring energy and integrity to this role. You will create a motivating and collaborative team culture that promotes innovation and a shared sense of purpose. You will provide your team with professional developmental opportunities to sustain the quality of output and maintain essential scientific and technical capabilities.
You will have national or international reputation, specialised knowledge and considerable experience in a relevant science area that will enable you to solve the most challenging problems for Defence. As an innovator, you will create opportunities to transition science & technology into Defence business objectives.
Your client focus will enable you to understand their priorities and balance the client delivery program with long term, underpinning research and development. As a collaborator, you will consult widely, share information and drive knowledge transfer with a network of stakeholders internally and externally.
You will be competent at building effective transdisciplinary teams, using an agile, outcome focused approach to program execution. You will have proven ability to manage a range of human, financial and physical resources to achieve business objectives whilst optimising resource allocation.
In addition, you are someone who models professional leadership behaviours and has taken an active role towards ongoing self-improvement and professional development.
Application Closing Date: Thursday 25 February, 2021
For further information please review the job information pack, reference DSTG/00288/21 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers.
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