Systems Engineer - Defence

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Canberra

Type: Full Time

Posted: 21/10/2019


Who we are:

Downer Defence Systems provides a broad range of professional and managed services, asset sustainment and estate upkeep services to the Australian Defence Force, the New Zealand Defence Force and other government agencies.

Downer Defence Systems, combining the footprint and capability of Downer and Spotless, is one of the only integrated services companies that has a whole of Defence Capability Life Cycle offering and mindset. Our Sovereign Industry Capability delivers to the needs of Defence, National Security organisations, the major Primes and other government agencies.

As an ADM Top 10 Defence Contractor, we are a proven and trusted long-term partner, committed to diversity and inclusiveness and to growing Australia’s Defence industry with the participation of Small to Medium Enterprises.

Position summary:

Downer Defence Systems requires experienced and qualified candidates  to fill the following roles:

• Systems Engineer

This role will work under limited direction to perform and achieve complex systems engineering work within an integrated workforce. The Systems Engineer will work independently with the opportunity for reasonable autonomy and accountability for the achievement of outcomes of their work. They will exercise both initiative and judgement in the interpretation of policy and in the application of practices and procedures. They will provide detailed systems engineering technical and professional advice in relation to complex work and contribute to strategic planning, and program and project management, and policy development.

• Lead Systems Engineer

This role is required to understand engineering disciplines, implement engineering processes and procedures to ensure technical compliance and integrity. Communicate and engage with stakeholders, plan, develop, integrate, manage and evaluate projects and engineering management systems to deliver the engineering aspects within the Defence material capability life cycle.

Candidates must be Australian citizens and applicants residing outside of Australia will not be considered.

About you:

  • An experienced professional who is looking to develop their career in a prominent professional services business
  • An understanding of the Defence Capability Life Cycle
  • Understanding & practical experience working within a Defence project, quality assurance & business improvement process practices and targeted & effective business solutions and outcomes
  • Experience in building trusted & valued relationships with project team members, customers & partners
  • Hold an Australian Government security clearance (NV1 level and above)

What we offer:

  • A diverse and challenging work environment
  • A growing business where opportunities are great
  • A great team where you are empowered to lead

Closing Date: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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