Systems Engineering Lead

Job Title: Systems Engineering Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PR/007618_1633647772
Contact Name: Adrian Broadhead
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 08, 2021 10:02

Job Description

Finite are working with their partners to assist Defence and Industry in delivering some the most advanced, critical, complex and strategic acquisition programs in our nation's history. As a result of continued success and trust; we are seeking Senior Systems Engineers to lead the systems and requirements engineering processes for a critical and strategic weapon and defence system program.

As the Systems Engineering Lead, you will be responsible for the identification of systems engineering, risks and quality issues, whilst you manage and implement actions to address these issues. Whilst working at the program level, you will be required to engage with other CASG organisations and industry.

Role Responsibilities

  • Perform system analysis, system design and technical risk analysis
  • Co-ordinate, elicit and develop the program's FPS requirements and support OCD change management
  • Aid the Program Safety Advisor in the development and maintenance of the Safety Case and Safety Reporting
  • Act as the customer and stakeholder interface to engage with Defence Industry to lead verification and validation of system requirements
  • Lead and provide oversight for the development and maintenance of project engineering artefacts in technical certification (specifications, plans)
  • Working in partnership with the Project Engineering Manager, to lead a team of engineers to deliver solutions to ever evolving systems engineering challenges within the project.

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications or prior experience in a relevant technical discipline
  • Must have a minimum 10+ years post graduate engineering experience
  • Previous experience working within the Defence engineering capability lifecycle
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to engage, influence and negotiate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Must hold an active Negative Vetted One (NV1) security clearance

Due to the nature of the program. The Systems Engineering Lead must be able to access ITAR/US Export Technology Control. Candidates can not hold ties to, or be a dual citizen of prescribed/prohibited Tier 1 or 2 nations.

If you feel this is the opportunity for you, please submit your cv and covering letter in WORD FORMAT.

Who are Finite

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.