Systems Engineer

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newcastle, New South Wales
Salary: AU$850.00 - AU$900.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH41782_1564452445
Contact Name: Adrian Broadhead
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 30, 2019 12:07

Job Description

We are looking for experienced Systems Engineers with Test Plan/Management as well as Verification and Validation (V&V) experience, to bring their expertise and provides Defence with a self-reliant capability for conducting Test and Evaluation (T&E) and Research and Engineering (R&E) activities on one of Australia's newest and state-of-the-art acquisition projects.

You will need to be comfortable working in a team environment and engage with the customer to achieve the acquisition project objectives.

The successful engineering candidate will be required to complete planning, conduct and reporting of integration of system activities, in order to meet the customer's strict activities requirements. These activities will include but are not limited to the development and conduct of integration tests, development and acceptance, identification and planning of instrumentation and test rig requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Represent the Customer at working groups, Verification Kick Off Meetings (VKOM), Verification Review Boards (VRB), Test Readiness Reviews (TRR), and factory and site acceptance testing
  • Manage and assist in the maintenance of the Project Test and Evaluation Master Plan
  • Engage with relevant Defence stakeholders, authorities and SMEs to manage and enable to outcomes of the V&V Plan
  • Identify and work with Project Office to manage project V&V risks
  • Assist the Project Authority to ensure the delivery of V&V activities are aligned to the customers approved V&V plan
  • Evaluating and approving Acceptance Test Procedures (including coverage analysis) and Acceptance Test Reports

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary Engineering qualifications (degree qualified), Systems, V&V or Aerospace Engineering
  • Proven and relevant Defence Aerospace experience
  • 8+ years of proven Verification and Validation Tests experience
  • Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) qualified
  • Defence Security Clearance - NV1
  • CASG and or Systems Programme Office experience - Desirable

Kinexus is Australia's leading supplier of recruitment solutions to the Defence sector. As a partner with some of the largest Defence projects, we have been actively engaging and working with in the Australian Defence Industry for over 18 years.
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To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Adrian Broadhead on 02 9492 7519 quoting the Job Title for this position.
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