Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee



Systems Engineer

The Company

Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) is a leading Defence and Government professional services provider. KBR Australia has been engaged in working with Defence and Defence Industry for over 20 years and has core competencies in program and project management, engineering, asset management, integrated logistics support, procurement and training solutions, and provides in-depth expertise to a wide range of projects within the Defence sector.

The Role

The Systems Engineering role will support the Information Assurance (IA) team located in Canberra and provide a wide range of System Engineering capabilities. The Systems Engineer shall provide engineering management and oversight over requirements for engineering, design management, integration engineering, verification and validation. To be successful in this role, you will be able to:

  • Undertake and oversee the development of Technical Investigations and Technical Instructions relating to platform systems.
  • The verification and validation of technical data.
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team to develop design requirements in the context of engineering change management and configuration management relating to Mechanical and Electrical platform systems.
  • Act as a Design Acceptance Representative, participate in Engineering design Reviews and the development of Engineering Support Reports.
  • Act as the lead for considerable upgrade projects on behalf of client.
  • Work both within and to the requirements of the Authorised Engineering Organisation.
  • Work to the requirements of Contractor Engineering Management Plan.
  • Assist with preparation and/or review of work instructions and maintenance schedules.
  • Conducting work to a high standard, including work on engineering reports and design contract documents.
  • Working within Certification Standards and established industry practices.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key customer and supplier contacts.
  • Provide guidance, mentorship and assistance to team members including graduate levels as and when required.

Required Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Degree qualified, Chartered Professional Engineer.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute Systems Engineering Management Plans.
  • Hands-on experience in configuration management practice.
  • Working knowledge of ASDEFCON Contracting framework (above and/or below the line).
  • Experience in risk management.
  • Experience in Verification and Validation (V&V) planning and test execution
  • CASG experience.
  • Have a sound understanding of systems engineering.
  • Be an Australian Citizen with a current AGSVA NV1 security clearance.

KBR’s commitment to Zero Harm means that we are dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our staff and the communities we operate in. For this reason, we encourage staff to get vaccinated when possible and to inform us of their vaccination status.

Benefits of KBR

KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of staff at every stage of their career through in-house training, performance rewards and structured career paths. We offer a competitive package of lifestyle benefits that include family-friendly work hours. KBR is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive and diverse work environment. We encourage candidates of all abilities to apply.

If you’re ready to shape tomorrow, let’s get started. Apply Now!

KBR acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connections to land, sea, community and culture. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

As a Major Service Provider of the Australian Defence Force, a security clearance will be required and compliance to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, our hiring decisions are based on the key requirements of each role and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and experiences.

Additional benefits include:

  • Annual salary review
  • Certified a great place to work! (AUS, IND, UK & US)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Income protection
  • Salary packaging and Novated leases
  • Life/Health insurance discounts
  • End of trip facilities (some sites)
  • Employee stock purchase plans
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid reservist leave