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Disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Richmond

Type: Full Time

Posted: 23/01/2020


We've come a long way in over 65 years of operation in Australia.  On top of a strong underlying business, having been selected to deliver the next generation of advanced anti-submarine warships, the JORN Phase 6 radar upgrade and sustainment program and as a tier 1 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program partner, the future is bright for our more than 4,000 employees. 

In terms of our culture, it's inclusive and safety focused.  We call it an ‘everyone culture'.  For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of every employee are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work. 

Apply your talent where it counts as a talented Systems Engineer in our team based in Richmond, Melbourne.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a Systems engineer who can utilise their Systems engineering knowledge and experience to work in a dynamic team on the iconic Nulka project.

This role will be hands on and will involve a lot of testing. Ideally, the preferred candidate will enjoy solving complex problems and is interested in Weapons Systems, Rockets and/or Autonomous Systems.

Some Specific accountabilities include;

  • Developing and managing of System requirements and design documents (System & Subsystem Specifications, Product Breakdown Structure, Design Documents, component specifications, interface specifications, etc.)
  • Performing requirements management, functional analysis, candidate solution development, system design, system analysis, integration, system tests, acceptance tests and certification.
  • Using domain, discipline and Systems Engineering understanding to ensure enabling, supporting and delivered products robustly and demonstrably meet their requirements and are fit for purpose
  • Participate in ensuring that the design meets all statutory regulatory requirements
  • Independently reviewing peers' work, identify technical risks and unknowns and support
  • planning activities

About you

As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have some of the following attributes;

  • Experience within the Engineering discipline with a exposure to Technical Development and Systems Design of engineering projects
  • Experience in at least one Engineering Discipline, e.g. Hardware, Software and Systems Engineering etc 
  • 4-year Bachelors degree or equivalent in an Engineering Discipline
  • Experience within the Engineering discipline with a some experience in the Technical Development and Systems Design of engineering projects
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and a proactive approach to progressing all assigned tasks 

Don't meet every criteria listed above?  Don't worry. Providing you have the right foundational experience and qualifications, we encourage you to apply.  Whether it be for this role or another, your skills and competencies are of interest to us.

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Further information regarding clearances is available at:

Applications should be addressed to: Greig Russell – Talent Acquisition Specialist

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders for these opportunities.  An inclusive culture and an exciting, supportive career opportunity awaits.  We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here:

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