SEA1000 Technical Lead

Job Title: SEA1000 Technical Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: AU$160000 - AU$180000 per annum
Reference: BBBH42987_1565829347
Contact Name: Shane Curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2019 16:34

Job Description

About the client

Our client is world renown leader in the design, development manufacture and support of systems for the Australian Defence Force. To support their continued growth, a golden pportunity has become available for a Tech Lead to take charge on a brand new SEA1000 program, based in Sydney.

About the role

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will:

  • Participate in the design and production of submarine sensors
  • Work with designers and equipment manufacturers on the application of existing sensor technologies to specific platforms based on customer requirements
  • Be the technical representative for supplier selection and technology transfer for sensor production
  • Participate in technology roadmaps and supplier selection for other exciting products
  • Work with the wider team to engage and select suppliers and subcontractors for Defence projects
  • Work with Supply Chain Managers and engineers to identify and report on gaps in Australian industry capabilities required to provide sovereign operation and sustainment of the sensor systems for assigned bids and projects, and propose ways in which these gaps can be addressed
  • Other tasks as directed by the Engineering Manager and company management

Why apply?

  • Career growth and development
  • Technically diverse role
  • Opportunity for international travel
  • Free on-site parking and close to public transport
  • Sink your teeth into the latest maritime defence project - SEA1000
  • Flexibility for work life balance

Skills and experience

The successful applicant will be a qualified Engineer who experience with:

  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Chartered status with Engineers Australia
  • Systems engineering lifecycle
  • RAN platforms and systems is beneficial
  • Tech transfer knowledge and participation
  • Engineering experience with sensor systems such as RADAR, SONAR, Navigation, Optronics
  • Stakeholder management, both internal and with external suppliers and customers
  • Strong understanding of the Australian Defence Industry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be an Australian citizen with an active NV1 security clearance

About Kinexus

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.

To apply, please click on the application button and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, contact Shane Curtis on 02 9492 7509. #LI-Shane
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