Systems Engineer – Satellite Navigation

Systems Engineer – Satellite Navigation

Inmarsat PLC | Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, AU

Posted 20 days ago

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Description


Inmarsat has been at the forefront of global mobile satellite communications for forty years, and is the market leading provider of voice and high-speed data communications for users on land, at sea and in the air through its constellation of 14 geostationary satellites. Inmarsat plc is a privately owned company with a profitable track record and significant growth aspirations. This is represented by more than 55 nationalities in the workforce, reflecting the global and dynamic nature of the business. With an investment of over $3 billion in its latest network infrastructure, Inmarsat is at the forefront of global mobile communications innovation.

Global Government (G2)

Inmarsat’s G2 business unit delivers against the requirements for voice, data and video services with demand for global availability and utmost reliability. Whether a military commander on operations, a government official responding to a local emergency or a head of state conducting international affairs, Inmarsat provides them with essential access to voice and broadband data, where and when they need it.

Job Description

Primary role purpose:

The Systems Engineer (SE) will be an engineering professional providing key contributions to the systems engineering lifecycle of a Space Based Augmentation System (SBAS) project for the Australian Government. The SE will be part of a dedicated project team to work closely with the Inmarsat CTO team and Customer technical representatives to ensure critical technical documentation is updated and maintained as well as communicating technical status. The candidate is expected to support change management, design reviews and requirements management activities.

This is a full-time role based in Sydney with occasional national travel.

Key Responsibilities:
• Support the systems engineering team to meet the technical objectives set by the management plans and master schedule
• Support interactions between CTO technical team and Customer technical representatives
• Provide the Lead Systems Engineer with technical information to support generation of performance reports
• Develop and maintain technical documentation as required by the contract
• Prepare and maintain system / sub-system requirements specifications, interface requirements, and test documents
• Regularly liaise with the UK-based Systems Engineer in the CTO team to obtain technical status and collaborate on development of technical documentation
• Support the CTO Team with integration and testing of a new spacecraft design and build programme
• Management of requirements databases, analysis and de-composition of customer requirements
• Development of technical documentation to support key technical milestones and design reviews
• Support the Senior Systems Engineer in Design reviews and lead the technical elements of those reviews
• Develop strong working relationships with the CTO team and Customer representatives
• Support costing and implementation of contract change notices issued by the Customer
• To be responsible for health, safety and security of the project team in accordance with Inmarsat policies.
• To be aware of and comply with Company Standards of Conduct and all relevant statutory requirements
• To carry out any other reasonable management request.


Essential Knowledge and Skills:
• 3 years minimum experience working in a system engineering role within SATCOM / space / defence, ideally on Australian 5-eyes Space programmes
• Must be degree educated in engineering discipline (mechanical, systems, space, computer science, or similar)
• Systems engineering experience using best practice methodologies (V-Model, Agile etc.)
• Experience of Verification & Validation Processes, Integrated Logistics Support, Interface Control Management and Requirements Traceability
• Ability to produce project technical documentation such as SRD, URD, ICD’s and test specifications
• Highly organised, detail oriented and self-motivated
• Collaborative mind-set and strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to remain positive in high pressure and stressful situations
• Experience in using requirements management tools such as DOORS, Cradle etc.
• Working knowledge of MS Office packages

Qualifications

Essential Knowledge and Skills:
• 3 years minimum experience working in a systems engineering role within SATCOM / space / defence, ideally on Australian 5-eyes Space programmes
• Must be degree educated in engineering discipline (mechanical, systems, space, computer science, or similar)
• Systems engineering experience using best practice methodologies (V-Model, Agile etc.)
• Experience of Verification & Validation Processes, Integrated Logistics Support, Interface Control Management and Requirements Traceability
• Ability to produce project technical documentation such as SRD, URD, ICD’s and test specifications
• Highly organised, detail oriented and self-motivated
• Collaborative mind-set and strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to remain positive in high pressure and stressful situations
• Experience in using requirements management tools such as DOORS, Cradle etc.
• Working knowledge of MS Office packages

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:
• Holds Professional Registration with a relevant Engineering/Science Institute, or equivalent body, as an Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer

Additional Information

Inmarsat Values:

Our values define Inmarsat’s culture and represent what we believe in. Inmarsat employees aspire to certain behaviours which support our corporate values, they create a stronger working environment and lie at the heart of our continued success as an organisation.
Accountability – taking ownership, getting results and keeping our promises
Excellence – creating bold solutions for our customers and putting quality at the heard of everything we do