Systems Specialist / Senior System Specialist

Canberra, Australia
$86,960- $114,700 per annum, plus 17% superannuation
02 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
05 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 6/7 or ANU Officer 8 (Specialist)
Salary package: $86,960- $114,700 per annum, plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full-time, Continuing (Contingent Funded) (up to 4 years)
Position description & Selection CriteriaDownload File PD and PEWER - Systems Specialist ANU6.7 and 8.pdf

Working at ANU

This is an opportunity to work with a world class University that undertakes cutting edge research and has a strong tradition in research-led teaching excellence.

We offer:

  • Flexible working arrangements including hybrid arrangements working both on our beautiful, green campus and working remotely,
  • Generous paid parental leave entitlements of up to 32 weeks. We are one of the leading employers in Australia for parental leave entitlements,
  • Designated parent rooms, quiet spaces and childcare facilities on campus,
  • Career support, training, mentoring & upskilling opportunities.

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A Diverse and Inclusive Team

ANU is introducing measures to support the recruitment, inclusion and retention of employees with disability. To find out more, please click here.

ANU is a large, diverse employer with staff working across numerous professions (see the full list of available roles here. We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks.

The Position 

This is a key role for an experienced Systems Specialist. The successful candidate will work with Project Managers on project related matters and has primary responsibility for oversight of the requirements definition, design synthesis and system validation during the full life cycle of the project. This position will provide systems engineering advice to project managers and facilitate interdisciplinary design solutions.

The Person 

We are looking for qualified (a University degree in Science, Engineering)Systems Specialist with experience in instrument or aerospace systems design including; requirements development, prototyping, build/manufacture and system validation.  A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the capacity to quickly develop productive, professional relationships with colleagues and stakeholders. Highly developed organisational skills and effective self-management are key.

Learn more about the ground-breaking research and work class facilities of the Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre (AITC) within the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics here.

For more information about the position please contact David Brodrick on T: +61 2 6125 0274 

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents:

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), and
  • No more than a two page summary addressing your suitability against the selection criteria.

The committee will consider candidates that do not meet one or more aspects of the selection criteria.

If you require adjustments to participate in any of the above assessments, please contact our HR team at E: or T: +61 2 6125 9371. Any adjustment request or the disclosure of disability will not be communicated to the selection committee without the candidates consent and it will not have any bearing on hiring decisions

For examples of common reasonable adjustments please click here.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

Closing date: 05 April 2023.

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