Senior Systems Engineer | Brisbane

Senior Systems Engineer

Posted on 13-Nov-2019
Application Close Date: 11-Dec-2019
Engineering / Technical
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About us

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

Recently identified as one of the top 20 places to work in Australia by Randstad, BDA is undergoing significant growth and is looking for a passionate Systems Engineers to join our team.  We are seeking 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.

The opportunity

We are seeking a talented Senior Systems Engineer to work as a part of a team that provides engineering and test support to the Australian Defence Force through the certification of Tactical Data Links (TDL) as a part of the Tactical Information Environment Capability Assurance Service (TIE CAS) contract. You will support a range of platforms across the ADF, conducting testing in both a laboratory environment and in the field with operational assets. The role is based in Brisbane with domestic travel as required.


  • Lead and provide oversight to the development of diverse engineering solutions for complex systems engineering problems, throughout the full engineering lifecycle, from requirements definition, through design, integration, verification, validation and support phases of a product.

  • Conduct of certification testing for a range of ADF platforms against military standards, in both a laboratory based test site and in an operational environment.

  • Assist with the analysis of ADF exercises to assess potential interoperability issues.

  • Develop experience with emerging TDL capabilities and their introduction into existing systems to meet future ADF interoperability requirements and in support of future projects.

  • Provide input to the planning and conduct of tasking to achieve the required outcomes.


  • Tertiary qualification or prior experience in a relevant technical discipline.

  • Ability to apply relevant systems engineering practices, standards and regulations.

  • Experience with software testing in a software environment is highly regarded.

  • Experience in Data Communication and/or Tactical Data Links is highly regarded as well as familiarity with Australian Defence Force platforms.

  • Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet Defence security requirements (NV-1). 


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.


  • Flexible working options                              

  • Study assistance                              

  • Salary packaging                              

  • Employee Incentive Program                    

  • Global opportunities

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