Jobs/Systems Engineer


Systems Engineer



Agency / Department

Department of Defence

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$80 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


This role is within the CASG sustainment environment working on Initial Common Support Infrastructure (ICSI) – Multi-Tactical Data Links Sub-Program.


The successful candidate will:

  • Manage RODUM actions within ICSI
  • Support Maintenance tasks
  • Provide technical ICT and Systems Engineering support to ICSI upgrade (ECP 43 & ECP 013745) – That’s the WIN 10 upgrade and BU2 for ICSI
  • Provide technical support to facilities movements (FRS TIN, AMB & WLM)
  • Provide technical support to rollout of WIN 10 upgrade to FRSs
  • Monitor and close out Safety Hazards in HAZLOG
  • Close out Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) (4 now and likely more later)
  • Review and support Fixed Systems (FS) information upload into CMTL
  • Conduct Functional Configuration Audit (FCA) and Physical Configuration Audit (PCA)
  • Review updates to Technical Data Pack (TDP)
  • Provide technical support to development and testing effort in the SIL
  • Knowledge transfer between ICSI and JP 9347 over the coming years
  • Review of CDRLs / deliverables from subcontractors 14. Monitor ICT Accreditation updates & liaise with CIOG to ensure currency of information

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor of Engineering from an Australian university or that recognised by the Institute of Engineers Australia
  • Qualifications to be in Telecommunications, Electrical, Electronics, Military Systems, Computer Systems, Systems Engineering or ICT engineering
  • Experience sufficient to gain a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) by Engineers Australia or equivalent from a recognised international body affiliated with Engineers Australia.

Desired Criteria

  • Cisco Certification (CCNA / CCNP)
  • Experience in support of medium to large size ICT networks including design and network delivery
  • Experience with Tactical Data Links, or secure communications systems in a military environment

Security Clearance

must have a current NV1 clearance



**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate



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