Electronics Engineer

Canberra, Australia
06 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Apr 2018
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:

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

  • 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

Electronics Engineer – Technical Support Group

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.

UNSW Canberra is a university college of UNSW, based in Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy.

The Electronics Engineer position is situated in the Technical Support Group, within the School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT). SEIT offers a flexible and friendly working environment that is well-resourced. SEIT delivers research-informed education in electrical, mechanical, aeronautical, and civil engineering as well as in aviation, information technology and cyber security to graduates and professionals who will be Australia’s future technology decision makers. 

About the Role:

  • Level 8 -  $102, 567 - $115,564  (+super)
  • 12 Momth, Fixed Term
  • Full Time (35 hours per week)

About the Successful Applicant:

The successful applicant will be an experienced Electronics Engineer and have the capacity to scope, design, develop and deliver various tasks and projects in teaching and research laboratories. There will also be a requirement to be part of various teams for the installation, commissioning and operations of equipment to support teaching and research activities. The position holder will have qualifications as an electronics Engineering at the Undergraduate level as a minimum. The successful applicant will be able to work autonomously, as well as in project teams in a project management and leadership capacity.

To be successful an individual must understand the importance of clear and timely communications with stakeholders, and possess the ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders ranging from academics to higher degree research and undergraduate students and external suppliers. The position holder will need to be flexible and have the ability to adapt to constantly evolving demands and priorities. 

We are seeking applicants who can demonstrate the ability to develop and effectively utilise stakeholder relationships to achieve strategic outcomes.


The current full time staff of SEIT comprises about 80 academics, 25 research associates and 40 support staff. Visiting and casual academic staff and postgraduate research students provide an additional resource supporting teaching and research.

The School is well resourced with physical equipment and facilities. In addition to the campus community classrooms, the School’s buildings have adequate space for staff, research students and visitors. There are classrooms for specialist courses (for example computer laboratories, aviation safety studio, an integrated design office etc), general purpose tutorial rooms, computer laboratories, IT infrastructure, well-equipped workshops and generous laboratory space.


UNSW Canberra has a number family friendly work practices in place to assist staff. These arrangements are designed to find the best possible match between the interests of the University and those of individual employees and can include:

  • Flex-time
  • Permanent part time work
  • Job sharing
  • Recognition of carers' responsibilities and leave such as parental leave and carer's leave.

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


Werner Lausberg, Engineering Manager

E: w.lausberg@adfa.edu.au

T: (61 2) 6268 8594

Applications close: 22 April 2018