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Systems Engineer - LAND MSP



Software Engineering
Canberra, Australia
Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2023

QinetiQ employs more than 8000 people in more than 50 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.

QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.


QinetiQ has a number of exciting new opportunities to support the growth of the company in the delivery of capability to our clients. As such, we are currently looking for experienced Systems Engineer to join our LAND Major Service Provider (MSP) division, based in Melbourne.


As a Systems Engineer, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Developing required documentation for progression through the Department Product Lifecycle Management Model (PLCMM)
  • Managing the preparation of Objective Quality Evidence (OQE) that the materiel being delivered by the Project and Work Package(s) (WP) meets the requirements of the Executive Authority
  • Providing technical advice and recommendations to the Project Lead and Project Director
  • Developing the required documentation for project maturity
  • Communicating with the Capability Manager and other stakeholders
  • Working effectively in a small team environment
  • Providing systems engineering knowledge/skills transfer to other team members



To be successful for the role of Systems Engineer you will need to bring with you:


  • Formal qualifications from a recognised tertiary institute or relevant industry experience       
  • Demonstrated experience in systems engineering or relatable role
  • Proven experience in delivering high quality capability documentation to enable the project to attain Initial Material Release (IMR), Initial Operational Capability (IOC), and Final Operational Capability (FOC) on time and within budget
  • Be a self-motivator with the ability to work under limited supervision to achieve directed project/capability outcomes
  • Possess strong communication skills with a focus on stakeholder engagement and management
  • Well-developed analytical and conceptual skills
  • Experience in planning, analysis, and development of material introduction into service requirements with an understanding of and experience in processing materiel



Candidates will need to be eligible to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance. QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks, for all preferred candidates.


Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Will Guest – Talent Acquisition Specialist 07 30310235



Looking for an Employer with Benefits?


At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career.   You’ll share in the company’s success, and be rewarded for your own. We’ll invest in your professional development and provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed.


Some of our benefits include:

  • Individual Professional development allowance
  • Flexible work
  • Purchased leave program & loyalty leave
  • Up to 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Annual incentive scheme
  • Complimentary salary continuance insurance
  • Annual volunteering leave with Operation Give Back
  • Relaxed dress code


A full list of our employee benefits can be found here: https://www.qinetiq.com/en-au/careers/benefits





As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers’ advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Gender Equality Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan we also encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.