Systems Engineer - C4I

Job Title: Systems Engineer - C4I
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CR/009056_1640139282
Contact Name: Adrian Broadhead
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 22, 2021 15:14

Job Description

Finite are working with their partners to assist Defence and Industry in delivering some the most advanced, critical, complex and strategic acquisition programs in our nation's history. As a result of continued success and trust; we are seeking Systems Engineers with Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) experience; to provide their expertise and guidance on aerospace communication systems.

In this role you will provide expert engineering advice for a program that will completely revolutionise the way the ADF operates within the future Integrated Air and Missile Defence domain. You will be responsible for conducting capabilities analysis, requirements definition and allocation, and development of system design specifications for the C4I systems.

Role Responsibilities

  • Provide expert advice in the C4I domain to support the development and maintenance of the program's Capability Definition Documents (CDD)
  • Develop detailed written reports guiding engineering decisions on C4I matters
  • Establish engineering requirements and analysis, processes and lead the technical requirements
  • Implement engineering processes in line with CASG requirements
  • Conduct review of Industry-supplied plans, reports and other artefacts and partake in Industry-led activities
  • Assist the C4I Assurance Lead in identifying C4I related risks and quantifying, managing and implementing risk mitigation actions

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications or prior experience in a relevant technical discipline
  • Strong Defence systems engineering experience, demonstrating analysis, requirements definition and allocation, and development of system design specifications
  • Must have demonstrated C4I experience, supporting a Defence acquisition project
  • Previous experience working within the Defence engineering capability lifecycle
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to engage, influence and negotiate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Must hold an active Negative Vetted One (NV1) security clearance

Due to the nature of the program. The Systems Engineering Lead must be able to access ITAR/US Export Technology Control. Candidates can not hold ties to, or be a dual citizen of prescribed/prohibited Tier 1 or 2 nations.

If you feel this is the opportunity for you, please submit your CV and covering letter in WORD FORMAT.

Who are Finite

Finite is an Australian owned, award winning independent Defence and Government technology recruitment company. We currently supply to many of the country's largest prime contractors, SMEs, PSPs, State and Federal Government organisations.