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Systems Engineer

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide

Who we are

Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock Australasia has a team of over 1300 talented people, and we are on a path for continued growth and expansion. As we continue to operate in sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation and engineering consultancy, we are on a journey to become a leading provider of Defence High Frequency communications in Australasia.


Key to the success of Babcock is our people, and our team is proud that their skills enable our customers to protect the nation and keep communities safe:


  • Providing emergency medical and search and rescue aviation services through our Aviation and Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land business; and
  • Enhancing our Defence High Frequency Communications capability to extend beyond the United Kingdom, and New Zealand into the Australian market.


About the Role

You will be an integral member of our team, providing an array of engineering services in support of the design, delivery, acceptance, and sustainment of High Frequency Communications for Defence, and other related projects. Key responsibilities include:


  • Performing complex systems engineering activities for software and hardware product design and delivery, system analysis, acceptance testing and certification;
  • Producing and maintaining technical documentation and drawings within an engineering documentation management system;
  • Participating in the requirements definition phase of all new systems development;
  • Supporting the integration and testing of hardware, software and communications systems in an integration facility and at operational sites across Australia and New Zealand; and
  • Troubleshooting throughout all phases of implementation and sustainment of the communications system and hardware. 

About You

The successful candidate will have prior experience working on large, complex programs, and ideally have the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience in engineering, with prior systems engineering experience for Defence programs, advantageous;
  • Prior experience in defining requirements, interfaces, subsystem design, installation supervision, and commissioning; and
  • Awareness of the Defence Capability Life Cycle.


Babcock welcomes applications from candidates with all backgrounds, and experiences, however, due to the defence orientation of the role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain an NV1 Security Clearance, as defined by the AGSVA guidelines.



Your future at Babcock – what we offer you

What sets us apart at Babcock? Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career, we promote and foster training and development and the opportunity to be part of something BIG. 

Central to Babcock’s core values are health, safety and environment and diversity. If you’d like to be part of an exciting and engaged team, apply via the ‘Apply Now” button below.

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