Location Sydney
Job type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Specialisation Engineering
Contact person Toby Wright
Reference TR/061651
Call Email Toby

The Engineering Lead will be at the forefront of providing technical leadership and innovation across engineering operations in Australia. This senior position offers a unique opportunity to contribute directly to key defence programs, collaborating with top-tier professionals and senior defence personnel on a global scale.

Your Role:

Technical Leadership: You will take charge of the technical direction, assessing design options, change proposals, and leading the technical decision-making process.

Collaboration: Work closely with the Product Architect, technical experts, and the design authority to ensure our design approaches meet the highest technical standards.

Innovation: Spearhead the development of new design techniques, technologies, as well as process and quality enhancements to foster continuous improvement.

Strategic Thinking: Ensure the systematic conversion of customer requirements into comprehensive systems solutions, considering technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in a related engineering field
  • Demonstrated technical leadership in engineering projects, covering product development of complex systems.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills. Ability to collaborate effectively in a professional team environment.
  • Experience representing the organization as a technical expert in internal/external meetings.
  • Strong leadership skills; adept at making technical decisions and mentoring team members.
  • Expertise in C4i systems within a Defence context, particularly Tactical Data Links.
  • Comprehensive experience as a systems engineer across the development process, including requirements capture, design, integration, and verification/validation.
  • Familiarity with engineering development in agile and DEVSECOPS environments.

What's on Offer:

  • A career-defining role within a leading organisation in the defence sector.
  • The chance to work on groundbreaking projects with a global impact.
  • Continuous professional development opportunities to keep you at the forefront of your field.
  • A collaborative work environment where innovation and creativity are encouraged.

Join us and play a key role in the advancement of Australia's defence capabilities. If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for innovation and technical excellence, apply now to become part of this prestigious team.

Kinexus is Australia's Leading supplier of Recruitment Solutions to the Defence and Aerospace Sectors. Working within the Defence environment for over 22 years, we partner with some of the largest Defence projects and organisations in Australia.


All applications should include your resume as a word document. For more information, visit our website, www.kinexus.com.au or contact Toby Wright on 0457 021 490 #LI-TW