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Systems Engineer Manager - Communication Bids


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 08/09/2017

Job Category:

IT and Telecommunications / Systems Engineer

Job description:
We are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join our Ground Transportation Systems business based at our Rydalmere facility!

Thales Australia is part of a leading international electronics and systems group serving the defence, aerospace and space, security, and transport markets in Australia and throughout the world. Our expertise ranges across protected mobility vehicles and integrated communications solutions for defence through to security solutions and systems integration for the commercial sector.

Thales Ground Transportation Systems (GTS) has delivered significant infrastructure projects across the world including rail signalling solutions in the UK, ticketing systems in New Zealand and road tolling facilities in Brisbane. GTS has a core competency worldwide managing Systems Integration, commissioning and maintenance across security, communications and CCTV.

Due to significant bidding activity and results expected imminently, we are seeking a suitably qualified Systems Engineering Manager. You will bring your extensive systems engineering experience to bear on complex projects with challenging time lines - your ability to thrive in this kind of environment will stand you in good stead.

Key Responsibilities:

• Understanding of the engineering requirements for relevant bid/projects and schedule and allocate Work Packages to relevant engineering employees for completion.
• Monitor and coordinate technical and engineering activities are carried out in accordance with contract and company quality system requirements.
• You will leverage your proven experience to provide technical & engineering leadership on bids and projects.
• Provide technical input for Business Development activities in the Transport market through participation in customer meetings and workshops and identifying business opportunities.
• Lead the technical activities on projects by providing leadership on the development of the technical solution, planning, implementation and rollout of the solution.

Skills and Experience:

• Tertiary Qualifications in Systems Engineering or another related discipline
• Extensive experience in a technical management position coordinating multidiscipline teams
• Experience with communications solutions in the rail environment will be highly regarded.

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