Senior Systems Engineer | Adelaide

Senior Systems Engineer

Posted on 19-Nov-2019
Application Close Date: 12-Dec-2019
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About us

Boeing Defence Australia is shaping the future of aerospace and delivering some of the nation's most important programs for the Australian Defence Force.

Joining us is a chance to make your mark, working with a diverse team that is united in pushing the boundaries of imagination and excellence.

We currently employ more than 2,500 people across 14 sites in Australia and three international locations and have a range of opportunities available as we plan for future growth.


The opportunity

As one of the country's leading and preferred defence partners, BDA develops and sustains leading edge technologies for some of Australia's largest and most complex defence projects.

BDA is undergoing significant growth and is looking for passionate Senior Systems Engineers in multiple locations with experience in System Safety Engineering to join our team.  We are seeking technical professionals interested in working collaboratively across an interdisciplinary and multinational team on cutting edge systems, and developing exciting new technologies, to support and grow Australia's defence capability. 

In this role, you will perform systems engineering activities to plan, design, develop and verify systems as they relate to System Safety.  You will have responsibility to support projects in understanding requirements and design implications pertaining to safety and human factors and identify potential and realised performance and safety considerations.  Leveraging your experience, you will provide guidance and mentorship in the team, and lead specific scopes of work in safety and human factors engineering for projects.

You will also have the opportunity to actively promote the benefit of safety and human factors across the organisation and contribute to the development and growth of these disciplines within BDA.


To be successful you will have:

  • Excellent communication skills that enable you to influence outcomes in a team environment

  • A continuous improvement mindset

  • Tertiary degree qualification in an engineering or. related technical discipline

  • Experience in Systems Safety Engineering in a complex project environment would also be considered highly desirable.


In joining our team at BDA, you can:

  • Work on innovative, complex, technology products which contribute to ensuring a world class Australian defence capability

  • Enjoy and contribute to a positive team culture across a diverse, passionate, and inclusive organisation

  • Be supported to grow and develop your career

  • Work under flexible arrangements to enable work-life balance



We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and ex-defence personnel are encouraged to apply.



  • Study assistance                              

  • Salary packaging                              

  • Employee Incentive Program                    

  • Global opportunities


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