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Systems Engineer - Safety

Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd
Date Published: 22 Nov 2018
Defence Full-Time
Private We offer much more than just a good salary
Combat Systems/Human Factors/Platform Systems/System Safety Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne VIC, Australia
Systems Engineer - Safety
  • Continue working in a role that has purpose
  • Work for a company with 1 of the highest hire rates of veterans in Australia
  • Be involved in the engineering heart of the business


Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd (ELSA) develops state of the art technologies and integrates them into the Australian market. ELSA’s main business is Systems Integration for the Australian Defence Force (ADF), with an emerging presence in the law enforcement, intelligence and cyber markets.  

The role

As our new Systems Safety Engineer, you will shape the development of ELSA’s systems safety program, managing safety engineering activities and services across all ELSA Projects and the Bids team, along with the Senior Systems Engineer - Safety.

This role will see you involved in amongst other things:

  • System safety activities in accordance with recognised system safety standards such as MIL-STD-882E.
  • Taking a system safety approach to address hazards relevant to systems, products and equipment (hardware and software) across the entire systems engineering lifecycle.
  • Delivery of safety artefacts to meet cost and schedule constraints of assigned projects/bids
  • Developing strong working relationships with the customer’s engineering team to ensure engineering deliverables are delivered on time and with minimal customer feedback
  • Assisting with the Safety Engineering framework benefiting internal and external stakeholders through continuous improvement and developing workforce capabilities.

To be successful in the role you must have:

  • Tertiary qualification(s) in Engineering or Science
  • A broad understanding of systems safety management across hardware, software and system integration development
  • An understanding of the legal and contractual systems safety requirements
  • NV1 security clearance or the ability to get one
  • Customer relationship management experience
  • The ability to travel domestically and internationally, as required
  • Military Land System Projects or relevant defence experience would be a definite plus but not essential

What you will get from us:

  • Genuine work/life balance through flexible work hours
  • Access to thousands of on-line training courses to build your knowledge
  • A company that actively supports the development of their people so they have a happy and long term tenure with us
  • Experience in and responsibility to work on defence projects that other engineers can only dream of


Then we look forward to receiving your CV.  For more detailed information please read the position description.

Download File Systems Engineer - Safety.pdf

Susan Akers
07 3632 1866

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