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CMS Software Integration Team Lead

Adelaide, Australia
Closing date
10 December 2021
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About us

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

From combat, communications and security 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.

The role

Our Maritime group delivers the Saab Combat Management System (CMS) across the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) fleet, including the ANZAC class frigates, Arafura class offshore patrol vessels and Supply class replenishment ships. The group is also involved in the development of the Australian interface to the Aegis system for the Hunter class frigates and the Hobart class destroyers.

As the CMS Software Integration Team Lead, you will plan and technically coordinate the team to meet objectives of multiple projects. In consultation with the CMS Software Integration Manager you will discuss and agree the software scope, design and implementation for the CMS.

Further, as the successful candidate, you will:

  • Lead, coordinate and guide team on 9LV software integration and associated artefacts
  • Communicate and coordinate with project teams and fellow Maritime integrators
  • Prepare, monitor and revise software development estimates and forecast for the production and integration of software to meet the objectives of multiple projects
  • Be responsible for the resolution of problem reports allocated to the Integration team
  • Coach, technically lead and guide software team members
  • Set performance orientated goals, manage team members’ performance and provide regular feedback
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • As time permits, execute software engineering tasks

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Software integration
  • A tertiary qualification in systems engineering, computer science, or a related technical discipline
  • Development of large software projects
  • Demonstrated understanding of the lifecycle of large software development projects
  • Producing and reviewing technical documentation
  • Interpretation and application of software standards
  • Products, development environment and the tools used to develop and support the software
  • An understanding of the full software engineering lifecycle

Applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain a NV1 defence clearance.

Culture and benefits

We employ over 500 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.

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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.

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.