Location Melbourne
Job type Contract
Salary AU$800 - AU$1000 per day
Specialisation Engineering, ICT
Contact person Steve Hutcheson
Reference BBBH47796
Call Email Steve


The Space industry is growing in Australia, and this is a fantastic opportunity to get in and be part of the change. Our client is working with Defence Industry partners and technology specialist to develop future Space capability for Australia. This role will join a growing team that's working in the following areas.

  • System integrator and command and control/surveillance system development. (e.g. Mission Control Solution for Intelligence, Surveillance and Space capability.)
  • Mission system development. (e.g. Command and control solutions, consoles, human-machine interface, satellite systems.)
  • Situational awareness capability. (e.g. Communications integration, payload/sensor integration, data fusion and management of sensing data.)
  • Ground System Sustainment and Maintenance.

We are looking for experienced Software System Engineers that can contribute to the success of these projects so if you are looking for something new, reach out or apply today!


  • Support the Senior Engineer/Team Lead in the delivery of space related projects and assist in achieving successful technical outcomes.
  • Execute technical software development and systems engineering activities on Space related projects including Mission and Communication Systems and Ground Support integration.
  • Assist in the development of new engineering capabilities in a growing and technology focused field.
  • Act as and provide consultant services in the Space domain to both internal and external customers, industry partners and other stakeholders.
  • Opportunity to provide general engineering support to supplement business areas or broader business needs where capability shortages exist including in the non-Space domains.


  • Engineering Degree Qualified with relevant broad-based experience.
  • Software Development/Engineering Background with an understanding of the software systems engineering lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Hands on Software experience with exposure to pulling together software requirements and artefacts and working through the SDLC.
  • Experience in projects involving multi-disciplinary engineering teams and execution of software related activities.
  • Experience in the key stages of the Systems Engineering Lifecycle across a variety of projects (requirements gathering and analysis, testing, integration etc).
  • Understanding of Space technology, technology trends and the technology business model.
  • AGSVA NV1 Security Clearance.


  • Competitive contract rate - either PAYG or PTY.
  • 12-month contract in a growing and technology-based industry.
  • Opportunity to work alongside a diverse and multitalented team of engineers.
  • Great opportunity to build on your experience and develop Space industry knowledge.
  • Work with a supportive company that integrates contractors into the team and fosters a positive work culture.
  • Flexible work with hybrid/WFH opportunities


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

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Steve Hutcheson on 03 9982 0313 quoting the Job Title for this position. #LI-SH
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