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Senior Engineering Manager

Work Type: Full Time

Location: Melbourne

The Company

Sigma Bravo – A KBR Company is a specialist ICT services provider focused specifically on military operations, aviation mission planning software and information management. We maintain an unparalleled reputation for working in partnership with our clients to integrate, support and inform Australian Defence Force operations. Sigma Bravo provides support throughout Australia, proactively working to enhance operational capabilities.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a solution-focused Senior Engineering Manager to join our dynamic & high-performing team. We are seeking someone who has a passion for mentoring & development of teams, with a focus on building capability & enablement. This role also requires someone who can build strong stakeholder relationships both internally at a Program Management level, and externally with our client ensuring we are meeting Engineering outcomes. The position will be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of our engineering management systems, inclusive of engineering analysis, design, integration, configuration and change management.

As the Senior Engineering Manager, you will work closely with our Senior Software Manager and Executive Team to deliver high-quality specialised Defence products while guiding our team of dedicated technical specialists.

This role would suit a Senior Engineer who enjoys working directly with our customers to support and shape Defence capabilities that directly enable & support their users to operate effectively.

This role has the flexibility to be WFH full-time, with travel to meet with the team & client as needed.

Due to the nature of Sigma Bravo's work, all applicants must have the ability to obtain a minimum of NV1 Security Clearance (usually only granted to Australian Citizens).

Required Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge

  • Experience in leading and mentoring a team of Technical professionals
  • Implementation and maintenance of internal engineering management systems
  • Management of projects, software and systems engineering tasks
  • Technical support and review/approval of technical documentation and software products
  • Review the risk and system safety assessments performed by the various project teams
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to articulate complex ideas and concepts
  • Currently hold or have the ability to obtain a Defence Clearance
  • Ability to negotiate with and influence internal and external stakeholders in a way which generates business benefit whilst maintaining key relationships
  • Four year degree in Engineering, recognized by Engineering Australia, with a minimum 8 years Engineering experience
  • Knowledge of Systems and Software Engineering and standards
  • Strong commitment to professional development and learning
  • Previous experience working with Defence or Civil technical regulatory frameworks is preferred

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Benefits of KBR

As part of the KBR, Sigma Bravo is a quality assured, equal employment opportunity employer who is committed to supporting the professional development of staff at every stage of their career through in-house training, performance rewards and structured career paths.

How to Apply

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