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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Communications & Cyber Project Engineer

Rockingham, Australia
Closing date: 30 May 2024

The role
The Communications & Cyber Project Engineer works collaboratively within a team of Project Engineers in the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) Alliance to progress Major Engineering Changes on Communication Systems and to manage the Cyberworthiness Program for Anzac Class warships operated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), including associated shore facilities.

The team also acts as subject matter experts for cybersecurity accreditation activities across all Anzac Class Platform, Combat and Communication Systems.

Further, the successful candidate will:

•    Execute assigned Communication System related Engineering Changes
•    Developing, reviewing and progressing Engineering Change project documentation 
•    Actively participating in Systems Engineering design reviews 
•    Championing the achievement of configuration baselines at the Configuration Control Board (CCB).
•    Liaising with Alliance Industry Partners (AIP) to facilitate the delivery of Engineering Changes.
•    Reviewing project schedule and cost performance indicators and escalating identified anomalies.
•    Execute assigned Anzac Class Cyberworthiness Program activities

Flexible work arrangements such as hybrid work from home / office and 9 day fortnight will be considered for this role.

About you
Your skills and experience will include:

•    Experience working with formal Engineering Change frameworks following a Systems Engineering approach
•    Experience with the engineering of Communication Systems. Experience with Communication Systems used within the Australian Defence Force (ADF) is highly desirable.
•    Demonstrated experience working within a project management context.
•    Experience with cybersecurity accreditation frameworks and standards
•    Experience with cybersecurity accreditation in an Operational Technology (OT) context
•    Familiarity with Physical Security (PHYSEC) and Emanation Security (EMSEC) accreditation frameworks, particularly as applied in naval contexts.

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an NV2 clearance.

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 900 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.