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CMS Engineering Manager(s) (Anzac/Hunter/Hobart)

Adelaide, Australia
Closing date: 3 July 2024

The role - 2 Positions

As part of our Naval Combat Systems group, the CMS Engineering Manager will be responsible for end-to-end technical leadership for the delivery of the (Anzac/Hunter/Hobart) AusCMS Variant delivered under the Enterprise Partnering Agreement (EPA). The size of the team will depending on the size of the Variant Task including resources assigned from other groups. Parts of the work could be captured in Work Packages provided to different groups for completion.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Detailed understanding of the AusCMS product family
  • Supporting Combat Systems Integration Group in changes required to the AusCMS Family Statement Of Requirements (SOR) for the AusCMS Variant Release
  • Supporting the Combat Systems Integration Group with the generation of the Platform Specific AusCMS Variant SSS from the approved AusCMS Family approved SOR
  • Work with the Product Group PM team to add the AusCMS Variant work to the Build Plan, liaising with Software, Hardware, Integration and Verification teams on the optimum build sequence including intermediate builds for integration testing, demonstrations, early integration testing
  • Development of the AusCMS Variant Product Specification from the AusCMS Family System Specification (SS)
  • Development of the AusCMS Physical Architecture based on the AusCMS family architecture

Flexible work arrangements such as hybrid work from home / office will be considered for this role.

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management within an Australian Naval Defence environment.
  • Broad based competency across the whole systems engineering lifecycle.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong competency in stakeholder management
  • Understanding of System engineering fundamentals.
  • AusCMS (9LV / NextGen) experience desired

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants will be required to hold an Australian Defence Security Clearance to NV1 level or have the ability to gain one.

About us

Saab Australia is a defence, security and cyber solutions provider, specialising in the development and integration of major defence and security systems. For over 30 years in Australia, we have built a reputation for delivering complex systems integration projects that provide proven and advanced capabilities to keep us ahead of today’s challenges.

From combat, communications, security and underwater systems, to mixed reality, cyber security and deployable health solutions, our extensive portfolio of products and services provide high-technology solutions for defence forces and civil industries across the globe.

Apply today to join our crew and deliver solutions with purpose!

Culture and benefits

We employ over 1000 Australians and are committed to fostering a culture of excellence and enriching the employee experience.

By joining Saab, you’ll be a part of a collaborative and supportive organisation, where your professional growth and work-life balance are emphasised.  You’ll work within an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

As a valued team member of Saab Australia, you’ll access a variety of perks and benefits to support you and your family including:

  • 6 weeks paid leave each year
  • 13% Superannuation
  • Free Income Protection Insurance
  • Flexible working options
  • Access to the Saab shares matching scheme
  • Access to MySaab; our online store offering everything from cash back at hundreds of stores to discounts from exclusive partners

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Click ‘Apply’ to submit your CV and cover letter in support of your application. You may contact our careers team at for a copy of the full position description. Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and in exceptional circumstances, the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. We encourage applications as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

By submitting an application to Saab, you consent to undertaking workforce screening activities including, but not limited to:  reference checks, Australian Federal Police check, verification of working rights and qualifications, sanctions screening and a pre-employment medical declaration.

Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. We also welcome applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds.

Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.