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Downer Professional Services, combining the footprint and capability of Downer and Spotless, is one of the only integrated services companies that has a whole of Defence Capability Life Cycle offering and mindset. Our Sovereign Industry Capability delivers to the needs of Defence, National Security organisations, the major Primes and other government agencies.

As an ADM Top 10 Defence Contractor, we are a proven and trusted long-term partner, committed to diversity and inclusiveness and to growing Australia’s Defence industry with the participation of Small to Medium Enterprises.

About the role

Downer Professional Services has a key Chief Engineer position for a highly experienced and qualified individual with a track record in developing and managing Engineering Management Systems project. Your lead over technical reviews and design approvals will see you succeed working closely with a professional team and collaboratively with other stream leads and project delivery manager.

Skill and experience required:

  • Systems engineering lifecycle (AS/NZS/ISO/IEC 15288);
  • Experience and knowledge in Engineering Management Systems;
  • Experience in the development of IT systems;
  • Software engineering knowledge and experience;
  • Systems engineering in the Defence environment;
  • Agile methodologies including Scrum;
  • Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) management (desirable);
  • Lead and manage multidisciplinary teams;
  • Work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders;
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal;
  • Strong Problem solving and resolution skills.

Tertiary Qualifications

  • Degree qualification in engineering (software engineering preferred) or Information Technology (essential)
  • Qualification in Systems Engineering or Project Management (desirable)
  • Chartered Engineer (CPEng) or equivalent professional industry body recognition (desirable)

Eligibility: Due to the nature of the role and client requirements, applicants must be Australian Citizens and hold an active NV1 or higher level Australian Federal Government Security Clearance.

What we offer:

  • A values driven business with a focus on our people, our relationships, integrity and excellence in delivery
  • A long-term career opportunity for working with an ASX listed company
  • Access to Downer career development, financial, health and Lifestyle benefits
  • Paid Defence reservist leave
  • Referral bonuses
  • Work and lifestyle balance

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