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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 has grown to a team of over 1000 talented people, and we are on a path for continued growth and expansion. While we will 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 to be involved with the continuation and growth of the following programs:


  • 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

As an integral member of our High Frequency defence team, you will work as part of an integrated product team providing a range of engineering services in support of the design, delivery, acceptance and sustainment of the Enhanced Defence High Frequency Communications System, and other related projects. Key responsibilities include:

  • Perform complex systems engineering activities in support of software and hardware product design and delivery, system analysis, acceptance testing and certification.
  • Contribute to system designs with respect to statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Conduct activities in accordance with project plans and timelines within established practices and standards, whilst seeking out opportunities for improvement.
  • Support the integration and testing of hardware, software and communications systems in an integration facility and at operational sites across Australia.  
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across Australia and the UK to drive program outcomes & ensure delivery.


About You

The successful applicant will thrive working within a complex forward thinking environment and ideally possess:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering.
  • Systems engineering experience coupled with RF, HF and communications is desirable. 
  • Exposure to defining requirements, interface definition, subsystem design, installation supervision, set to work, and commissioning. 
  • Well established verbal and written communication skills, with ability to engage with all business stakeholders.


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 a Baseline Security Clearance, as defined by the AGSVA guidelines



Your future at Babcock – what we offer you


What sets us apart at Babcock?

  • We offer an agile work environment which provides you the opportunity to work onsite and remotely – to support this and enable you to work from home safely and efficiently we will provide you with a kit that includes laptop, mobile phone, monitor, keyboard, mouse and docking station.
  • Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career;
  • We promote and foster training and development;
  • Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment, and diversity;
  • The opportunity to be a part of something BIG!

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