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Engineering Specialist

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: VIC, QLD, Various
Categories: Information Technology, Engineering, Aviation

  • Utilise your specialist IT Engineering skills in this rewarding position
  • Full time Permanent position
  • Melbourne or Brisbane location

The Organisation

Airservices Australia is a government-owned organisation responsible for the safe and efficient management of 11% of the world’s airspace and provision of aviation rescue fire fighting services at Australia’s busiest airports.

Our people are our greatest asset with a dynamic and diverse team operating from locations across the country - from bustling cities to regional and remote locations, including an island. This team keep Australia’s aviation industry safe every day of the year, both in the air and on the ground.

We connect people with their world safely – linking family and friends, generating economic activity, creating jobs, and facilitating trade and tourism.

Airservices is committed to fostering a culture that is diverse, inclusive, and respectful.  We encourage motivated individuals who love what they do, value a service first mindset and embrace a challenge to explore a career with Airservices. In return you will be a valued team member, be offered flexibility and experience a meaningful career in an exciting, ever-evolving aviation industry.

The Role & The Team

As Engineering Specialist working on the Aerodrome Platform technology of IT systems, you will be responsible for the technical implementation, sustainment and enhancements of operational software-based airways systems, ensuring the systems meet its agreed technical performance requirements and continues to provide services to industry. You will be responsible for providing input into the technical planning, design, development and verification of complex lifecycle balanced systems and solutions within the NAS.  This includes participating and contributing to the functional and performance requirements and technical engineering activities within projects, delivering new and state of the art systems for the provision and support of Air Traffic Control Services. 

People enjoy working in the team due to its diversity and the collaborative and supportive environment that values professionalism, objectivity and integrity.

Please see the link below to view the full Position Description

 INTAS - Engineering Specialist TP2 PD 2022 (2).docx

The Person

To be successful in this role you will be an active and collaborative team member.  You will engage with a range of stakeholders across the wider Airservices business using your experience in a complex project environment. With your well-developed interpersonal and communication skills as well as resilience and adaptability to operate effectively in a changing environment you will develop your career and relish being a part of the Engineering team.

Skills and Experience

As an Engineering Specialist you will ideally have:

  • A degree in an appropriate Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering or Information Technology degree from an Australian tertiary institution or certified equivalent qualification
  • An understanding of and demonstrated experience applying Systems Engineering practices throughout the SDLC and system management processes
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder and vendor management.
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of tasks and work as a member of a dynamic team, including ability to work under limited direction to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Strong documentation skills with experience in preparing and reviewing solution architecture documents and system design documents, including alignment to strategies and existing initiatives.
  • Awareness of Information Security Manual (ISM) and demonstrated experience in adhering to ISM principles and applying ISM controls highly desirable.
  • Experience in designing, maintaining and supporting technology systems is highly desirable, in particular: 
  1. N-tier architectures and distributed systems  
  2. Real-time systems
  3. Message handling
  4. Internet technologies

Security Clearance 

To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian Citizen as an ASIC is required for this role. Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process.

Should you require any further information please contact Greg Kroll - Talent Acquisition Advisor at

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply link” attaching your resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience and how they relate to this role.

Applications close 11th June 2023 @ 11.55 pm

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