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Systems Engineer

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Queensland
Salary: $700.00 - $1000.00 per day
Start Date: 2018-02-21
Reference: JO-1802-517072
Contact Name: Mats Rorvik
Job Published: February 21, 2018 18:22

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Systems Engineer (Technical Lead) for a federal government department based on the Brisbane Northside. This is a contract until June with multiple extensions indicated (up to 2 years).

The role:
You will be responsible for the technical implementation of one or more operational software-based systems used and ensure that the system meets its agreed technical performance requirements. This includes:
  • Perform system analysis, design, engineering and project tasks throughout the system acquisition and implantation phases in accordance with safety and system management policies, frameworks, guidelines and procedures; and
  • Apply Systems Engineering and specialist expertise in the areas of planning, design,
  • acquisition and implementation of new systems, including integration and upgrades to existing systems.
  • Manage the technical control and assessment of Suppliers for acquisitions.
Responsibilities:
Perform system engineering tasks in accordance with the Technology
Management System (TMS) and other relevant processes, policies and guidelines. These
include (but are not limited to):
  • Design and develop technical specifications, plans, procedures and standards that meet customers' requirements;
  • Manage in-depth investigations, analysis and diagnosis of complex system issues, and recommend and implement solutions;
  • Prepare and peer-review test plans, test cases and participate in various levels of system testing for new system implementations, approved enhancements and software updates for existing systems;
  • Gather, analyse and report system performance data, recognise trends and identify areas in need of improvement to ensure reliability and maintainability of systems;
  • Prepare documentation related to system implementation and upgrade activities such as system requirements specifications, statement of requirements, project proposals and detailed cost estimates.
  • Develop and maintain a suite of comprehensive system management and engineering documentation.
  • Provide specialist technical expertise to projects.
  • Actively participate in cross training to develop specialised skills and technologies specific to systems managed vendors/3rd parties.
  • Report and manage the resolution of safety hazards identified with the supported systems within a specified timeframe.
Required:
  • Essential: A sound understanding of and demonstrated experience applying Systems Engineering practices throughout the SDLC and system management processes.
  • Essential: Extensive experience in the design, development, testing and implementation of robust and reliable software systems. This includes the over-arching aspects of quality assurance and configuration management.
  • Essential: Demonstrated experience in stakeholder and supplier management.
  • Essential: Demonstrated ability to take ownership of tasks and work as a senior member of a dynamic team, including ability to work under limited direction to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Essential: Experience in providing systems and software maintenance and support including investigation, management and resolution of complex defects affecting large scale distributed systems.
  • Essential: Strong documentation skills with experience in preparing and reviewing system support manuals, requirements specifications, design documents and test documentation.
  • Highly Desirable: Experience in designing, maintaining and supporting air traffic management systems,
  • Desirable: Understanding of PRINCE2, ITIL and AGILE practices.
Thank you for reviewing. Please apply now or contact Mats Rorvik or Tom Circosta on 07 3221 3333 for more information.