National Security and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division within DST Group is looking for a suitably experienced applicant to fill the role of Wide Area Motion Imagery (WAMI) system specialist. Under limited guidance the successful applicant will be responsible for managing all aspects of the research and development of advanced wide area motion imagery sensors and associated processing techniques to address challenging Defence intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) problems. This includes using a multidisciplinary approach to perform technical and project planning to ensure the successful integration and operation of the sensor within the Defence Experimentation Airborne Platform (DEAP).
The WAMI system specialist will work closely with staff, contractors and other specialist scientific, technical and project engineers to achieve Defence outcomes. The role requires liaising with international partners, other Government organisations, universities and Defence industry. The position also requires a contribution to, and participation in, field trials with experimental equipment, including airborne flight trials.
- The effective storage, processing and availability of data, tools and products.
- The laboratory is available for various roles (e.g. demonstrations and presentations, systems development and testing, and ground station trial operations).
Demonstrated ability to clearly report progress to supervisors and communicate complex technical results and their implications to Defence and other stakeholders
Application Closing Date: 19 October 2018.
For further information please review the job information pack, reference DST/03008/18 onwww.defence.gov.au/apscareers