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Combat Systems Engineers - Above Water & Underwater Warfare

Mawson Lakes
Saab AB


About us

At Saab Australia, we're pioneering Australia's capability to defend and protect itself with the ongoing development of advanced defence and security technologies. We develop everything from combat, communications and security systems, to mixed reality and cyber security solutions. Over 30 years, we've built a proud reputation of driving solutions that keep us ahead of today's complex challenges and are now seeking our employees of tomorrow to join our thinking edge, as we head toward our next innovative chapter.

Apply today to join our crew and deliver solutions with purpose.

The role

As part of Saab's Maritime group, the Combat Systems Engineers in Above Water Warfare (AWW) & Underwater Warfare (UWW), will play a key role in furthering the development of Saab Combat Systems, specifically as they relate to the platform/s AWW and UWW capability.

The successful candidate(s) will:

  • Contribute to the engineering design of Saab Combat Systems to support AWW and/or UWW and their associated systems/equipment such as:
    • radars, sonars, electro-optical sensors
    • missile & torpedo launchers and guns
    • electronic warfare, decoys and counter measures
  • Contribute to the integration of the AWW and/or UWW capability within the wider Combat System
  • Provide technical input into procurement, design reviews, installation, test, trials, acceptance and engineering change activities
  • Develop specifications and statements of work for procurement of OEM systems and related command and control
  • Support the AWW and/or UWW engineering delivery teams to mature the sensor, effector and command and control design

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Tertiary engineering qualifications in a related technical discipline
  • Knowledge about contemporary engineering process, standards, principles and best practices
  • Sound understanding and experience of engineering in large scale complex systems
  • Thorough understanding of the entire systems engineering lifecycle
  • Experience in at least two areas of a complex system: architecture, design, integration, test and verification, acceptance, through life support or upgrades
  • Well-developed written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to work with others in a team environment.

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

Culture and benefits

Saab now employs over 500 Australians and are committed to fostering a culture of excellence and enriching the employee experience. We offer a fresh and vibrant workplace, with a focus on continuous learning, collaboration and knowledge sharing. We're an open minded and supportive organisation, where your health, well-being and work-life balance are emphasised and you'll have the opportunity to develop a long term career.

For further information on our offering, you may visit the page adjacent: https://saab.com/region/saab-australia/careers/benefits/


Click 'Apply' to submit your CV and cover letter in support of your application. You may contact our careers team at careers.mailbox@au.saabgroup.com for a copy of the full position description.

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.