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Weapons Systems Engineer

Job title: Weapons Systems Engineer
Contract type: Contract
Industry: Defence & National Security ICT
Salary / Rate: Negotiable
Job start date: ASAP
Job expiry: 2020-11-02
Reference: 669W
Contact name: David Jam
Contact email:

Job description

VSG have a great opportunity for NV1 cleared Weapons Systems Engineers in Adelaide to work with us on the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) Future Submarine SEA 1000 Program.

We areseeking an experienced Weapons Systems Engineer (Weapons Systems Requirement) for long term contracts at the Advanced Practitioner Level 3. You will provide a wide range of engineering and technical services.

Benefits on offer:

  • Excellent rate commensurate to experience

  • Exciting work on the Future Submarine Program

  • Long term contract (447 working days).

You will be responsible for:

Weapons and Deployable Systems - Requirements Elicitation and Management:

  • Developing and executing the work plan for Weapons and Deployable Systems (W&DS)

  • Generating relevant business reporting documentation to Systems Engineering Director and SEA1000 Phase 3 Project Manager

  • Eliciting stakeholder requirements through stakeholder engagement

  • Analysing CONS, Activity Diagrams, Operational Analysis (OA) outcomes, and Policy to derive functional and performance requirements for W&DS

  • Ensuring the implementation of requirements quality through facilitation of operational and technical communities

  • Capturing requirements and pertinent data in DOORS

  • Managing version control for Preliminary FPS and approved FPS

Engineering Management/Coordination Activities:

  • Developing systems engineering plans to achieve W&DS goals, as required;

  • Organising and coordinating technical resources to perform planned tasks, as requested;

  • Leading Working Groups as necessary to accomplish planned tasks; and

  • Controlling and monitoring performance, costs, and schedule and putting corrective measures in place as required.

Integration Activities (this additional scope only applies to the contract extension if enacted):

  • Developing any necessary integration plans

  • Participating in and conduct Verification & Validation activities

  • Support any required W&DS certification or Test and Evaluation activities

Job Requirements and Skills:

  • NV1 security clearance

  • Highly skilled in IBM DOORS, DXL programming

  • Experience using MagicDraw

  • Demonstrated experience in regards to the duty statement/scope across acquisition projects of similar size and/or complexity (Mandatory)

  • A history of making responsible decisions on matters assigned, and consulting (providing recommendations and advice) in specialty areas (Mandatory)

  • Ability to effectively engage a broad range of stakeholders to support effective and evidence decision making (Mandatory)

  • Excellent written communication delivering output that can be readily understood and used by stakeholders (Desirable)

To apply or register your interest, please hit the apply button and attach your CV and details (strictly in confidence) or email

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