Systems Engineer

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Disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Building Services Engineering

Remuneration: $$80,669 - $92,150 (plus Super) per annum

Location: Melbourne

Type: Full Time

Posted: 31/07/2020


$80,669 - $92,150 (plus Super)
Monegeetta – VIC
Southbank - VIC


Your Role

  • Are you looking to apply your engineering skills on some of the largest complex projects in Australia?
  • Do you value a diverse workforce that supports work life balance and offers flexible working arrangements?
  • Secure your next role with us at Defence as an APS employee for generous employment benefits including professional learning opportunities.

The Land Engineering Agency, as part of the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, supports various Directorates and Systems Program Offices to ensure successful requirements development, acquisition and in-service support of land materiel. The Agency provides services in engineering, testing, design and development and technical data management. Services are provided across the whole of the Defence Capability Life Cycle.

As a member of the Land Engineering Agency, the Systems Engineer will have a unique opportunity to be part of an engineering and technical team to deliver Australian Defence Force systems that are at the leading edge of Defence capability.

The following knowledge and experience is required:

  • Demonstrated knowledge in the development, integration and evaluation of equipment or systems in the field of land military equipment and systems.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to apply established engineering principles and techniques to develop solutions to a problem in the field of nominated materiel systems (i.e. either mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics engineering, communications engineering, software engineering and biomedical engineering).


Our Team

The Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) is an integral part of the Department of Defence. This group purchases and maintains military equipment and supplies in the quantities and to the service levels that are required by Defence and approved by Government. Within CASG, the Land Domain acquires and supports designated land systems for the Australian Defence Force.

Land Domain is dedicated to providing our staff with a diverse, manageable, favorable work-life balance, and we support flexible working arrangements. We will also invest in your training and development to ensure your time with us is deeply rewarding, both personally and professionally. We are committed to achieving a workplace culture that is inclusive and diverse; one which directly reflects the needs and scope of our varied operational requirements.

Our Ideal Candidate

The right person for this role will be an engineering professional who is required to provide professional engineering advice to support the achievement of Technical Integrity of land military equipment and systems.  The Engineer is required to apply professional knowledge and skills through a systems engineering approach in the development, integration and evaluation of projects to meet Defence capability needs.

The Engineer will be a team member of complex and novel projects, and will be responsible for completing assigned tasks and for providing specialist technical advice.  Land materiel equipment and systems may consist of but not limited to armored vehicles, weapons, soldier protection equipment, biomedical, communications, simulation and power generation.


Application Closing Date: Friday 14, August 2020


For further information please review the job information pack, reference CASG/03488/20 on


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