Senior / Lead Systems Engineer | Defence | Western Suburbs

Job Details

Melbourne C B D
$150000 - $180000 per annum
Job Type
about 2 years ago
Defence Systems Engineer
Future You are currently looking to speak with experienced Systems Engineers to work with a Victorian based defence company focused on the design and manufacture of reconfigurable, high-fidelity motion simulators for driver, pilot and sailor training.

This is a unique role that will see you working on an exciting new project with some of Defence Industry's best engineers delivering a cutting-edge capability.

This role is well suited to someone who enjoys the challenge of new technology, can create structure from ambiguity, lead by example and creates a collaborative environment.

Principal Responsibilities and Key Duties

  • Derive system requirements, define the test requirements and participate in system design and system requirements reviews
  • Undertake functional analysis to identify the solution against a set of requirements and develop system, subsystem and component level specifications
  • Perform the integration and validation of complex systems and undertake the full qualification of complex system products, where stringent OQE requirements exist
  • Ensure ILS requirements and associated analysis (RAMS, supportability, PHS&T) is completed to a high standard and informs design decisions
  • Ensure all documents and artefacts generated by the team are completed and managed in accordance with appropriate standard procedures
  • Lead the development and use of system engineering tools such as DOORS, FMECA, traceability analysis and requirement definition
Training / Qualifications
  • Completion of a tertiary degree in electronics/ electrical/ communications/ mechanical engineering, ideally a Chartered Professional Engineer
  • Professional engineering training and experience in delivering complex systems with a ASDEFCON contract framework
  • Must have held a security clearance to BASELINE or above, with ability to reactivate
  • ITAR eligibility may be required for this position, as such your nationality and place of birth may be questioned
Essential Skills / Experience
  • Ideally 10+ years of engineering experience post graduation
  • At least 5 years experience delivering engineering solutions to Defence Demonstrated experience gained in an OEM or PSI
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex engineering tasks relating to the entire system development lifecycle (including requirements development, system definition, design and development, integration, verification and validation activities)
  • Demonstrated experience working to a Technical Certification framework (i.e. TRAMM-L) and commercial standards (EN, AS, FCC, ISO etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience working in a safety critical environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with autonomy in a start-up environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

How To Apply 
For further details please feel free to contact Steve Griggs on 0413 650 121. Alternatively if you would like to apply for this position please click APPLY or send your CV to