Systems Engineers - Lethality Program - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee



Systems Engineers - Lethality Program

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 Opportunity KBR's Land Domain team is current seeking multiple skilled and experienced Systems Engineers to support our Lethality Program Team in Melbourne. The Lethality Program ensures ADF dismounted combatants, operating as part of a combined arms team, have a range of state of the art lethal and non-lethal systems that will decisively overmatch potential and emerging adversaries. The team is required to acquire and deliver the next generation of munitions and weapon systems to enable the war fighter to conduct their mission effectively.

A Systems Engineering role within the Lethality Program will see you develop technical investigations and technical instructions relating to platform systems, including the verification and validation of technical data. You will also develop design requirements and act as a design acceptance representative, as well as participate in engineering design reviews and the development of engineering support reports. You may also be required to assist in the preparation or review of work instructions and maintenance schedules.

There are also more senior roles on offer where you will have the opportunity to provide guidance, mentoring and assistance to junior team members as required.

Required Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge

  • Degree qualified, Chartered Professional Engineer (with a Mechatronics, Robotics, or Mechanical background or similar).
  • 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.

This role requires immediate access to ITAR information and an NV1 security clearance. Job location is Victoria Barracks in Melbourne.

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 if and when possible.

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
  • 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