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Systems Safety Engineer

Level 3 - Advanced Practitioner

12 month contract

The initial focus of the role will be to support delivery of First Pass engineering material and documentation; with longer term work related to engineering design, development and support in one of the two Tranches.

As a Systems Safety Engineer you are a leading practitioner who works effectively a complex environment, thinks critically, applies excellent problem-solving skills and manages competing priorities.


Daily rate negotiable

Contract Extensions

1 x 12 month extension options

Security Requirements

A current security clearance (minimum NV1) – or the ability to apply for one


Job Overview

Find out what you'll be doing

Service Benefits

Competitive salary packages

Job satisfaction

Work-life balance

Training & development

The Role

The role’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Report to the Engineering Manager and Project Manager and achieve complex systems safety engineering project work within an integrated workforce under broad direction

  • Lead, plan, develop and deliver the project safety program, with an emphasis on establishing a preliminary hazard assessment and agreed safety criteria with the Army Project Sponsor

  • Be accountable for delivering project outputs that comply with relevant legislative, policy and regulatory frameworks (specifically those relating to safety) and Defence quality and configuration management systems.

  • Be accountable for exercising any assigned engineering authorities and any Technical Regulatory Authority delegations.

  • Deliver detailed technical, professional and policy advice in relation to complex project and systems safety engineering work and contribute to strategic planning and management of the project.

  • Work collaboratively and develop and maintain beneficial, effective relationships with the customer, colleagues and other stakeholders

Your Background & Experience

The role requires demonstrated experience in:

  • Developing and managing a System Safety program in the CASG environment, including the conduct of System Safety Working Groups

  • Developing, reviewing, assessing and evaluating System Safety documentation, including safety program plans, hazard analyses (including software safety hazard analysis), hazard logs, safety case reports and technical safety reports

  • Conducting engineering activities relevant to the acquisition of capability in a complex Defence environment (including technical certification)

  • Supporting complex procurement activities including development of solicitation documentation (statements of work and statements of requirement) and the      review and evaluation of responses to market approaches

  • Investigation, analysis and reporting on systems safety engineering defects and requirements, along with developing and implementing recommendations and      advice to address issues

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics/Computers/Communications/Networking or similar)

Anthony Mora

Dora Zhang

Lead Partner





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