Systems Engineering Team Lead
Rheinmetall Defence Australia Pty Ltd
19h ago


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The multi-domain team you will be part of is based in Hamburg. The team has significant experience in a range of Australian Defence projects, with a number of large Australian Defence contractors.

We are developing, integrating and verifying a new Generic Vehicle Architecture based C4ISR system on the LAND 400 Phase 2 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV).

Our working location will shortly include a Systems Integration Laboratory and Software Development Environment.

This position will be based in Germany on a full time basis until July 2022. From July 2022 the position will be permanently based at our Military Vehicles Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) in Redbank Plains, Australia.

About the role

The Systems Engineering Team Lead is responsible for leading a small team of engineers and technical professionals to design, integrate, and verify hardware systems, subsystems, and components for the LAND 400 Phase 2 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV).

Some of your day-to-day duties may include :

  • Lead, mentor and support a small high performing team
  • Conceive of and recommend solutions in response to Requirements
  • Participate in formal and informal Design Reviews
  • Assist in the development of departmental capability
  • Support development and verification of prototypes and to-be-delivered components and systems

    Rheinmetall seeks applicants who exemplify our Company’s values of Respect, Trust and Openness . This creates a workplace environment where employees value each other, live up to their promises and communicate openly.

    The experience and skillset best suited to this role include :

  • Hold tertiary qualifications in the related discipline;
  • Proven experience required;
  • Skills and experienced needed;
  • Leadership capabilities;
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication, consultation and negotiation skills;
  • Be eligible for an Australian Government Security Clearance and have the capacity to satisfy pre-employment screening; and
  • An ability to travel internationally and interstate when and if required.
  • At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity.

    We look forward to receiving your application.


  • Working in a great team and with exciting products.
  • Opportunity for career development and further training.
  • Strong links to our global Rheinmetall community.
  • Opportunity to work on major projects such as LAND 400.
  • Attractive Remuneration package with salary sacrificing & novated leases.
  • Flexibility in workplace settings offering opportunities to work in multiple locations.
  • Corporate discounts with gyms, private health funds and various car dealerships.
  • Employee Assistance Program to support our employees and their families overall wellbeing.

    Rheinmetall Defence Australia (RDA) is a major Defence company with operations across Australia and New Zealand delivering specialist Defence capability to the Australian Defence Force and New Zealand Defence Force.

    RDA is a subsidiary of Rheinmetall Group, a global Defence and Automotive technology group based in Dusseldorf, Germany.

    RDA is a trusted partner to the ADF through its three divisions - Vehicle Systems, Electronics Solutions and Wepon and Ammunition.

    RDA is rapidly growing its Australian footprint to deliver system solutions and capabilty to the ADF in the areas of mobility, lethality, reconnaissance, protection and sustainment.

    Rheinmetall recognises the strength that comes with employee diversity. We are commited to providing an inclusive work environment where each employee is treated fairly and respectfully.

    Diversity is critical to our ability to work sucessfully as a team regardless of borders, language or culture. Our workforce includes employees of varying gender, age, race and ethnicity, professional and cultural background.

    Veterans are always encouraged to apply for roles at Rheinmetall where they can bring select skills and expertise to the delivery of products and services for our customer.

    Recognising these unique attributes, the Company has established a Veterans Employment Program that trains and supports veterans transitioning from the armed forces and seeking future employment in the commercial sector.

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