Location Canberra
Job type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Specialisation Engineering, ICT, Technical, TSPV
Contact person Cindace Prasad
Reference TR/061837
Call Email Cindace

Senior Systems Engineer - RFQ-ASD-70-2024 - SOW 1 - Original

Due to the nature of clients we work with here at Kinexus and the projects these roles will be based on, an Australian Government Top Secret Positive Vetting (TSPV) clearance is essential.

These opportunities do not have the ability to obtain sponsorship for a security clearance (including applicants who currently hold a security clearance seeking to upgrade).

ABOUT THIS ROLE

Senior Systems Engineer for Technology Development Integration (TDI) providing important mission support to DEF102 Systems Program Office Defence Majors, particularly DEF102 Phase 2 project and sustainment program.

The System Engineer will be responsible for leading a delivery team in all aspects of system engineering. They will be involved in the system definition of multiple capability delivered and managed within Technology Development and Integration (TD&I) Branch, DEF102 Systems Program Office.

The System Engineer will lead assurance of system specification definition across specified capability elements and the subsequent design, delivery, documentation, validation and release of the solutions delivered.

The Specified Person will be expected to demonstrate attributes of SFIA Level of Responsibility 5.

Current Top-Secret Positive Vetting (TSPV) security clearance is strongly preferred, however candidates who have held a TSPV in the previous 12-month period (which has since been downgraded) may be considered.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) is the federal agency responsible for foreign signals intelligence, cyber warfare and information security. ASD's purpose is to defend Australia from global threats and help advance our national interests.

Situated in Canberra, ASD employs over 2000 TSPV cleared workers. ASD's workforce is growing rapidly. Areas of growth include PMO, cyber security, systems administration and engineering, software development and network engineering.

A top-security, complex and highly technical environment, ASD plays a vital role in the defence of Australia. Long contracts (12 months+) available.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the development of engineering that supports high quality User Experience outcomes.
  • Conduct a broad range of systems engineering activities related to system design, system specification, implementation and verification and validation activities.
  • Analyse complex systems engineering issues across a range of capabilities and apply expertise to identify and recommend courses of action.
  • Contribute to and review externally developed designs, plans and other artefacts to ensure integration with requirements and verification processes.
  • Coordinate team and service provider resources to deliver and support IT services and products.
  • Codification of developed knowledge to enable knowledge transfer to ASD contractors and employees.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE NEEDED

  • Good knowledge and qualifications in System Engineering principles and processes essential.
  • Knowledge of information and cloud systems security principles, practices and technologies essential.
  • Australian Citizenship and a TSPV security clearance is essential.

BENEFITS

Why work for ASD?

  • Work on interesting and prestigious projects vital to the ongoing defence of Australia.
  • Flexible work environment; work the hours that suit you between 7am and 7pm.
  • Low attrition rate: the great variety of projects and opportunities across different business areas ensure few workers leave ASD.
  • Long term contracts available.
  • Fantastic growth opportunities available at any stage of your career.

Why Kinexus?

  • Kinexus has been supplying TSPV contractors to ASD since 2004 and have a strong relationship with them. We are one of just 9 suppliers Australia-wide.
  • Our experience in managing contractors in defence/national security industries means we understand the requirements from the Commonwealth, insurances and clearances.
  • DISP accredited; we can hold clearances and manage renewals.
  • Dedicated account manager (me!) who is your dedicated POC and offer continuous contractor care.
  • Rate negotiation guidance in line with the SFIA framework.
  • Dedicated payroll assistant who facilitates your taxes and super.
  • We proactively chase timesheet approvers to ensure you get paid on-time and error free.
  • Regular visits to Canberra for coffee, lunches and quarterly drinks events.
  • We can facilitate novated car leases, LAFHA or salary sacrifice.
  • We'll keep you up to date with the most appropriate, interesting opportunities in your field.
  • Community matters. Kinexus supports women in Defence through our female mentoring program and rewards referrers through our Referral Rewards scheme.

Kinexus is the leading recruitment partner to the Defence Industry in Australia. We support our community in making intelligent connections and create opportunities to help them grow their careers.

All applications should include your resume as a word document. For more information, visit our website, www.kinexus.com.au or contact Cindace Prasad at 0449 511 324. #LI-CP