Senior Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee


  • Leading Defence Contractor committed to driving strategic growth
  • Tailored career & development opportunities
  • Based in Perth (Henderson and HMAS Stirling)
Opportunities are now available for a Senior Systems Engineer to join the Collins Combat System Team in the role of Sonar Engineering Authority. The Senior Systems Engineer will work alongside the other Engineering Authorities to liaise with SM Enterprise stakeholders, conduct engineering assessments, review and approve Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and exercise their Engineering Authority delegation. The Senior Systems Engineer will apply advanced technical theories, methodologies, principles and expertise to provide innovative solutions to the current phase of the project, taking cognisance of cost and schedule constraints whilst ensuring adherence to processes set down by the Collins Combat System Technical Director.

The Senior Systems Engineer will also provide technical mentoring to other team members on Systems Engineering methodology and processes. They will consult the Collins Combat System Technical Director on overall standards and processes and be enrolled with the Raytheon Australia Systems Engineering functional capability.

Key Responsibilities
  • Perform Systems Analysis to derive function, performance and interface requirements to satisfy the system requirements
  • Perform System Design activities (including trade studies) to ensure that the system architecture is compatible with the base line product and is consistent across all subsystems and that the system design will meet the system level performance requirements
  • Perform technical risk analysis as required
  • Estimation of effort to complete the project
  • Understand the systems engineering methodology, tools and procedures required to complete the systems engineering tasks assigned
Skills, Experience and Qualifications
  • Tertiary Qualification in relevant engineering discipline
  • At least 8 years’ experience in an Engineering discipline including involvement in one or more of the following Engineering practices:
    • Requirements Definition, Management, Analysis, Design and Verification and Validation
  • Minimum tertiary qualifications and professional development sufficient to attain recognition as CPEng or Chartered Engineering Technologist with Engineers Australia in a relevant engineering stream
  • Ability to hold an Engineering Design Authority Delegation from the Technical Director
  • Understanding of Sonar theory and experience with acoustic systems
At Raytheon Australia we respect the value of military service. Many of our customers are the men and women who defend our nation and its interests while a number of our employees also serve in the Reserves or are military veterans themselves.

Being a major supplier to the Australian Defence Force (ADF), we recognise the particular talents that only veterans can offer. Working with Raytheon provides former members of the ADF an opportunity to bring their military skills to the private sector for a successful transition into the civilian workforce. To support them in this, Raytheon Australia guarantees every veteran and their partner an interview for a role where their skills or experience align with selection criteria. Applications must be received via our careers website. To learn more about our support for those who have served visit

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