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Disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Building Services Engineering

Remuneration: $$80,669 - $92,150 per annum

Location: Canberra CBD

Type: Full Time

Posted: 01/10/2020


$80,669 - $92,150
Russell, ACT - Fyshwick - ACT


The Role

  • Are you experienced in EW Engineering and Engineering Management?
  • Interested in joining a project that will revolutionise electronic warfare environment?
  • Want to work in a dynamic team and with the opportunity to shape and influence the outcomes of a program?

Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare (ISREW) Branch seeks to be recognised and respected as a centre of expertise and global leader in delivering and supporting capability solutions in the ISREW and Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar domains across the Electromagnetic Spectrum.

ISREW have a number of APS 6 Systems Engineering roles available to the right applicants. An APS 6 Systems Engineering in ISREW will have the opportunity to apply their skills to a highly exciting portfolio of work while working within a multidisciplinary team of project, logistics, engineering and enabling team members.

ISREW Land SPO will deliver the Counter Improved Explosive Device (IED) program including Personal Force Protection Electronic Countermeasures for use by ADF personnel in operational areas.

ISREW AESA SPO manages the introduction of the innovative Active Electronic Scanned Array technology and is the single point of contact for domestic and international arrangements regarding this capability.

ISREW Maritime SPO is delivering modernised enhanced electronic warfare capabilities to the Royal Australian surface and sub-surface fleets.

About our Team
Within CASG, the Joint Systems Division (JSD) is responsible for acquiring, in many cases integrating and sustaining, command and control systems, deployable network systems, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and electronic warfare systems, communications systems, satellites and wide area surveillance systems.

Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Electronic Warfare (ISREW) Branch, in JSD acquires, sustains and integrates electronic warfare capabilities into a wide variety of air, land and sea based platforms and systems.

ISREW has a high performing culture and the successful candidates can expect to be challenged in their role and supported by an inclusive and considerate team and leadership group.

The ISREW Systems Program Offices are comprised of members of diverse skills and disciplines who work together to provide a wide variety of activities undertaken by ISREW.

Our Ideal Candidate
The successful candidate will have:

  • Skills and experience in Defence systems engineering, ideally with insight into electronic warfare systems.
  • Effective problem solving and deductive reasoning skills.
  • An ability to manage a diverse team on complex projects.
  • The capacity to think strategically and develop plans and processes to enhance the achievement of business outcomes.
  • Excellent communication and customer engagement skills.
  • High-level organisational skills, self-drive and initiative with the ability to influence others to achieve tasks and business objectives.
  • Sound commercial and business acumen and a demonstrated understanding of the Defence Industry sector in Australia.
  • A minimum security clearance of Negative Vetting 2 is required for these roles, with some requiring a Positive Vetting clearance.

For roles requiring a Positive Vetting security clearance, the successful candidate may be able to commence a role with a Negative Vetting 2 clearance however, failure to attain the Positive Vetting security clearance may necessitate a role change.

All candidates that are invited to interview will be required to explain their understanding of the Positive Vetting Security Clearance process.


Application Closing Date: 15/10/2020

For further information please review the job information pack, reference CASG/04433/20 on