Space Instrument System Engineer

Canberra, Australia
08 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:

  • One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
  • Australian bush land setting with FREE parking
  • FREE Onsite GYM and Indoor Sports Centre
  • Strong commitment to staff development and learning
  • Strong commitment to work life and family balance
  • Generous superannuation and salary packaging opportunities

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work

UNSW is currently implementing a ten year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

An exciting opportunity exists as the space instrument system engineering, UNSW Canberra Space in the School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT), UNSW Canberra. The Space Instrument Systems Engineer sought here will be embedded within the spacecraft flight team and contribute to the development of mission concepts, instrumentation and spacecraft systems for remote sensing and in situ payload applications.

About the Role:

  • Level 8: $101,051 - $113,856 pa (+17% super)
  • Fixed Term 60 months
  • Full Time (35 hours per week)

About the Successful Applicant:

The Space Instrument Systems Engineer will possess personal drive to build a portfolio of world class space science and engineering within the UNSW Canberra space programme. They will have the ability to contribute successfully to a talented and diverse team, and support high team cohesion, performance and outcomes.

They will be expected to work independently with minimal supervision to undertake project management and systems engineering related to the development and delivery of satellite payloads and missions, and while maintaining focus on the overall direction of the team, will be expected to show imagination and creativity in solving the problems at hand.

In your application you should systematically address the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description. In order to view the position description - please ensure that you allow pop-ups for the Jobs@UNSW Portal.

An applicant may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.

For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in Australia.

Contact: Dr Doug Griffin


M: +61 2 6268 9507

Applications Close: 17 September 2017