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Systems Engineers - Defence Projects

Apply now Job no: 493699
Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Engineering, System Engineering

ELSA | Trust – Innovation – Excellence 

Delivering high technology in Australia 

Elbit Systems of Australia (ELSA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems, one of the top 30 defence technology companies globally, with annual revenue in excess of AU$4 billion. Established to deliver our advanced Battle Management System to the Australian Army, we have diversified into cyber security, unmanned aerial systems and land systems.

Our Systems Engineers aren’t pigeon holed but enjoy a level of flexibility to get involved in various stages of the Systems Engineering lifecycle including integration.

Our core system is the Battle Management System which provides situational awareness for soldiers in the field, in Army vehicles and at HQ with all actions happening in virtual real time.

We are looking for additional systems engineers to meet our growing requirements.  Those who want to use and share their diverse skills and also want to learn more and actively contribute to the success of the team and to our defence projects will be warmly welcomed.

With your systems engineering qualifications and experience in communications, electrical engineering, safety or security) and/or defence or related industries with a focus on software, you will be taking both function and non-functional requirements and analyzing and designing software solutions to pass onto our software engineering team to develop.

You could be working in our integration or general systems engineering teams depending on your background and interests. We are also keen for new team members to want to actively contribute to our engineering capability in a global Agile/Scrum environment.

For a full break down of what work you may be involved in please read the below job description.

Download File Systems Engineer PD.pdf


  • The opportunity to work on future focused, cutting edge Defence technology projects;
  • Tailored informal and formal professional development opportunities, including access to an extensive range of online courses;
  • Flexible working arrangements to help you balance your work and personal commitments;
  • Paid Parental Leave and a family friendly ethos; and
  • A dynamic, innovative, collaborative and contemporary work environment that values your technical skills.


If you’d like to join our talented and dedicated Engineering team, please submit your CV and Cover Letter as soon as possible as we interview as we find good candidates.

Please not apply if you have recently applied for another recent systems engineering vacancy as you will be automatically considered. Thank you.

Please note: All candidates must be able to obtain a National Police History Check and/or an Australian Security Clearance. For further information regarding security clearances, please refer to the Australian Government: Department of Defence website. 

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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