Systems Engineer - Defence

  • Australia
  • Sydney
  • Permanent
  • AU$850 - AU$878 per day

Systems Engineer – Defence

  • 12 month contract (view to extend over 2 years)
  • NV1 Clearance Required
  • 5 days on site (Sydney location)
  • $878 per day incl super

Our client is searching for an experienced consultant to work with one of their key defence clients as a Systems Engineer on a critical program. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work within a Modernisation project, contributing to the cyber-hardened, integrated, and sustainable mission systems.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Systems Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the team, Your responsibilities will include:

– Developing and executing a detailed plan for Navy platforms, aligned with the AD514 (Request for Problem resolution) requirements.

– Cultivating strong working relationships with key stakeholders, such as NSG-SPO, ISSC, NI&IWB, etc., for assigned Navy Platforms.

– Facilitating the progression and approval of Request for Problem Resolutions (RPR).

– Collaborating closely with the Installation Manager to ensure timely approval of AD514-1 for designated Navy platforms.

– Working in coordination with the Engineering Manager to meet engineering deliverable timelines.

– Identifying engineering risks, issues, and opportunities for assigned Navy Platforms.

– Providing strategic, specialized, and professional engineering advice.

– Establishing engineering control processes and practices for designated Navy platforms.

– Developing and implementing relevant engineering documentation and presentations for project management.

– Managing costs, including conducting cost analysis on contractor surveys and quotes.

Required Skills and Experience:

– Essential – A relevant tertiary qualification, such as a Bachelor of Engineering.

– Essential – Demonstrated experience working in Defence as a Systems Engineer, with a focus on managing technical aspects of project delivery.

– Essential – Strong knowledge and experience with MHC and LSD platforms.

– Demonstrated experience with Navy AD514 Engineering processes, with a keen attention to detail.

– Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills, enabling effective engagement with both internal and external stakeholders and projects.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

– Experience working within the Defence maritime environment.

– Demonstrated experience and knowledge in Defence Capability Lifecycle Projects.

– Military/APS/Contractor experience working with Ship Class SPO’s and ISSC’s.

Key details:

  • Monday to Friday business hours (40-hour week)
  • On site 5 days per week due to high security

Security Clearance:

  • Have or ability to obtain at least a Negative Vetting 2 (NV2) security clearance before commencing work.
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