Systems Engineer - Defence

Multiple locations - Permanent or Contract

Astek is seeking talented Systems Engineers with extensive experience across the Australian Defence Sector to join a global leader.

You will provide Systems Engineering and Integration support across multi-department and engineering discipline functions.

The successful candidate will assist in setting the vision for the team and identify key areas of development & improvement. The candidate should have a proven ability of building strong relationships with key stakeholders within the program community and functional organizations. 

This position requires a strongly motivated and capable individual to contribute to Systems Engineering and Integration support for the life cycle of assigned systems. The Systems Engineer will apply their existing technical skills and be able to act independently to most efficiently execute their duties and achieve customer goals, as well as coordinating with other engineering team members and Subject Matter Experts to ensure optimal mission support.

Required Skills: 

  • Experience and proven expertise in the areas of military Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4I) systems.
  • Engineering experience in the design and implementation Defence and / or Commercial communication networks or similar complex electronic systems.
  • Experience working within a Systems Engineering lifecycle.
  • Experience with authoring/reviewing technical documentation.
  • Extensive experience in management of engineering design / technical maintenance.
  • Demonstrated, well-developed team leadership abilities
  • Highly developed interpersonal, time management and communications skills.
  • A high level of analytical and / or problem solving skills.
  • Must have superior problem solving and troubleshooting skills of technical and/or engineering systems
  • Strong advocate for process improvement
  • Strong judgment and decision making abilities, able to drive efforts to closure;
  • able to effectively manage/coordinate multiple tasks and priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to drive alignment, clarity, ownership, accountability and
  • execution; doesn't over-analyze but rather translates vision to action
  • Demonstrated team player with ability to create strong relationships and effective partnerships with internal resources
  • Proven ability to stand tall during difficult decisions
  • Must have a BS Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, or a related engineering subject or equivalent experience

Applicants are required to be Australian Citizens and hold at minimum a baseline security clearance. NV1 and NV2 security clearance preferred.

Permanenent Openning or Contract if prefered.

If you have the right skills and looking for challenging opportunity then you can send your resume to or apply through this page.

Note : Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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