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Systems Engineering Manager


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 08/09/2017

Job Category:

IT and Telecommunications / Systems Engineer

Job description:
  • We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales
  • Supporting a diverse workforce offering flexible work initiatives
  • Rydalmere Location | Free On Site Parking & Gym

Why Work with Thales
At Thales, we’re committed to caring about the whole of you. Creating an environment of trust and empowerment where your contribution is valued, where your well-being counts and you can manage the right work-life balance for you. We believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. We’re always open to discussing your individual needs, just let us know what works for you.

That commitment extends through our generous benefits package: that’s why Thales were the first Engineering company in Australia to pay the superannuation guarantee on unpaid primary carer’s leave. Whether you want to work for 4 years and get paid to take the 5th year off, or you just need help finding a childcare place, you’ll have our support every step of the way.

Developing Your Career
We’re committed to giving you opportunities to be your best. We believe in embracing the passion and potential of our people, and to achieve this we offer market leading training, development and experiences, along with the opportunity to be mentored and coached by some of the smartest minds in the industry. We hire from within as our first priority, so you’ll have a myriad of opportunities within our diverse, global organisation.

About Thales
We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we clarify complicated problems by combining our experience in market with our leading research and development capabilities.

Our Opportunity
With significant bid activity currently underway and results expected imminently, the opportunity has arisen for a Senior Systems Engineer/Systems Engineering Manager to join our team. Bringing with you extensive systems engineering experience you will lead a small teams through successful bid coordination and project delivery.

  • Oversee all the engineering activities required in order to develop proposals for bids and in order to estimate costs, deadlines and risks for bids and projects 
  • Complete advanced studies dealing with future operational concepts, new functions and new technologies 
  • Identify the required skills of your team, allocate responsibilities to the various individual contributors and leads these contributors as a team
  • Coordinate work package delegation and management covering full engineering lifecycle from research and advanced studies up to IVVQA
  • Focus on data and documents covering part or all the range of activities regarding customer needs, solution architecture, mission, function, architectural design, life cycle of the solution / product, requirements and specialty engineering 
About You
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Systems Engineering or another related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in technical management within a relevant domain
  • Provide technical guidance and management coordinating a multidiscipline team of professionals 
  • Demonstrated experience in the participation in the preparation of significant bids
  • Experience with communications solutions in the rail environment will be highly regarded though not essential 
To Apply

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