Systems Engineering Lead

  • Scoresby VIC 3179, Australia
  • Full-time
  • Job Type: Permanent

Company Description

Our name isn’t the only thing that’s unique about Leidos Australia. We’re a complex systems integration company building world-class solutions across government and defence that ensure peace of mind for the entire nation. Supported by global backing from our US network, we’re trusted by our customers to deliver the most innovative answers to their most complex challenges. Seriously interesting work that benefits and safeguards every Australian. That’s where you come in.

Job Description

As a Lead System’s engineer you will be part of the Defence Missions Systems Business Unit, working with programs to understand their technical requirements, and determining the best way of meeting them with appropriate, verifiable solutions. The Lead will strengthen program engineering performance; support Business Development with RFT analysis and technical solution development, including Technical Document writing.

The Lead Systems Engineer is required to have a wholistic and long-term view, encompassing; functional, non-functional, ILS and Supportability requirements, and the assessment and integration of technical equipment against them. 


Your responsibilities will also include

Maintain and share professional knowledge and experience with Defence Platforms and Integrated Systems, C4ISR, and support programs across Defence Mission Systems programs.

Support technical teams with integration and V&V on large complex programs.


Tertiary Degree or higher, in an Engineering or related field (Eligible for IEAust CPEng)

Systems Engineering qualifications / INCOSE certification (Desirable)

As well as bringing your extensive experience to Leidos you will be:

You will be a Senior Systems Engineering Lead that is considered experienced and sought after for advice, and is ready for your next challenge - to come into the business and support existing programs as well as new business. This will align well with someone from a Defence Systems Engineering background that is familiar with the ASDEFCON Acquisition & Support model.

A proactive problems solver who is collaborative, and seeks to share knowledge.

An exceptional communicator that can build and maintain stakeholder relationships at varying levels

Proactive in your approach with the strong ability to understand business and identify issues

Additional Information

At Leidos you’ll enjoy 12 weeks’ paid parental leave as a primary carer, flexible work practices, discounted health insurance, novated leasing and more. Foster your career through complete access to learning and development and mentoring opportunities, we have a strong track record of internal promotion and career transitions. Join a company who acknowledges “People First”. 

The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This role does require the successful applicant to be an Australian Citizen and ideally have a current NV-1 security clearance or be eligible to obtain one.

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