Location Sydney
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Specialisation Engineering
Contact person Andrew Randhawa
Reference BBBH47839
Call Email Andrew

Position Summary:

Would you like to join a reputable global defence industry prime company that is developing a broad array of technology for our mission ready ADF personnel?

An exciting opportunity exists in Sydney for a Engineering Team Lead to work on various defence projects in order to ensure that products and systems are meeting the required standards for end users and business requirements.

The successful applicant will have exceptional stakeholder engagement ability within a multi-disciplinary environment and demonstrated experience in leadership of teams in a defence engineering environment

If you are an experienced engineer looking to be involved in a leadership role of a team that develops complex high technology products for the Defence Industry, this role could be for you.

Key Duties:

  • Lead and manage a team of specialists, inspiring high morale and output
  • Develop a vision for the team, outline the associated plan and implement required actions
  • Ensure that sufficient skilled resources are available to achieve business requirements
  • Plan and implement actions to ensure professional development of the team
  • Conduct performance reviews of team members
  • Act as the point of escalation for team members to resolve any issues
  • Assess project needs, and assign work to team members
  • Establish budget requirements and ensure adequate controls and financial management
  • Contribute to project delivery and support in-service product
  • Apply a systems engineering approach and techniques to plan and execute engineering activities
  • Produce timely project and support deliverables including project and technical documentation of high quality
  • Actively identify and manage risks and resolve technical problems
  • Coordinate and facilitate the sharing and capture of knowledge within the team
  • Be a leader in business improvement by development of new design approaches, techniques, and technologies.

What we are looking for


  • Engineering team leadership experience in a product development and support environment.
  • Demonstrated success leading the development and delivery of high-tech products for defence industry involving software, hardware and integrated systems.
  • Tertiary degree in Engineering or Science, or equivalent work experience.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an Australian Security Clearance (security clearance is required).
  • Applicant must be an Australian Citizen
  • Ability to meet domestic travel needs to support customer meetings

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Formal management training.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in systems engineering configuration management
  • Familiarity with engineering development in an agile and DEVSECOPS environment.

Kinexus is Australia's Leading supplier of Recruitment Solutions to the Defence and Aerospace Sectors. Working within the Defence environment for over 20 years, we partner with some of the largest Defence projects and organisations in Australia.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Andrew Randhawa on 0422 840 076 quoting the Job Title for this position. #LI-AR
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