Engineering Team Lead

Job Title: Engineering Team Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PR/005377_1624234554
Contact Name: Adrian Broadhead
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 21, 2021 10:15

Job Description

With the largest and most ambitious technology acquisition programs in Defence history. Defence is ensuring our men and women have the highest quality and state-of-the-are electronic warfare and C4I solutions in their arsenal.

Finite are seeking highly skilled Defence engineers to join our Adelaide based C4ISREW and Information Warfare client, as the lead the country in designing and developing sovereign EW (electronic warfare) technology.

In this role you will ideally need to come from a Defence engineering background and will be responsible for leading a team of engineers in the daily design and development of C4ISREW products and solutions.

Role Responsibilities

  • Elicit and develop system engineering requirements
  • Develop verification and validation of system requirements
  • Exercise direct authority in the planning, control, integration and delivery of hardware design
  • Lead and provide oversight for the development and maintenance of engineering artefacts (specifications, plans, design documentation and test procedures)
  • Work in partnership with the Chief Engineer and engineering experts to deliver solutions to ever evolving platform solutions

Skills & Experience required

  • Tertiary qualifications in an engineering field (4-year degree minimum) or related technical discipline
  • Must have minimum 7+ years post graduate engineering experience
  • Significant experience in the Defence domain
  • ideally have previous experience in Electronic Warfare or Information Warfare
  • Strong verbal communications, coupled with strong technical writing skills
  • Candidates will ideally hold a NV2 security clearance, however NV1 candidates will be accept with a view to upgrade.

Due to the sensitive nature of the position, Permanent Residents and Visa holds will not be eligible for this role.


  • 37.5 hour work days (mirroring government day), monthly staff dinners, couple family days throughout the year
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career growth and professional development programs

Please submit your cv and covering letter in WORD FORMAT.

Who are we

Finite is an Australian owned, award winning independent Defence and Government technology recruitment company. We currently supply to many of the country's largest prime contractors, SMEs, PSPs, State and Federal Government organisations.