The RoleAs an engineer/technical specialist in the RAN Maritime Warfare Centre (MWC) you will apply and develop your engineering knowledge to analyse and evaluate complex systems in the fields of signature analysis and weapons performance. Through analysis of weapon firings and ship signatures, MWC supports current and future Navyee platform and munitions programs throughout the product life cycle. This analytic function is essential to advance warfighting effectiveness, provide assurance of our warfighting capability and to drive improvements through identifying gaps and opportunities. The roles provides a diversity of work opportunity including analysis of real time data, operation of data acquisition systems (e.g. telemetry and ranges), support of military exercises and employment of your critical thinking skills. You will also be able to contribute toward developing innovative solutions to real world problems including process automation and Machine Learning techniques for data analytics tasks. These roles will require your work in small teams with a reasonable level of autonomy and independence, subject to limited direction against established priorities and methodologies to deliver quality outcomes. Good verbal and written communication skills will be required to enable you to collaborate with Navy personnel, academia and industry with clarity and influence. You will be supported throughout to develop and enhance your skills to achieve desired outcomes including training on naval systems, test evaluation techniques and to develop your data exploitation skills including Machine Learning About our TeamThe MWC mission is to optimise and improve the warfighting effectiveness and lethality of Australia’s maritime capability. This is achieved through the delivery of highly effective warfare products that support both the Fleet Commander and the Head of Navy Capability in the context of risk based decision making. The teams you will be working in directly support this mission through test and evaluation activities including: Minimisation of platform vulnerability through effective signature management.Maximising warfighting effectiveness through measurement and analysis.Use and distribution of data as the source of truth to inform decision making Come join a team which works collaboratively with Engineers from different disciplines, industry and Government, civilian and military, to understand, shape and improve warfighting capabilities across Navy. Our Ideal CandidateAs the ideal candidate you have the motivation and ability to apply your strong analytical skills to the field of Naval Signatures and Weapons Performance evaluation. You will contribute to a culture of cooperation for development and sharing of knowledge whilst exercising initiative and judgement. You will be required to undertake occasional work overseas, interstate and in remote locations as well as participating in trials on military platforms. Candidates are sought with experience or interest in the following areas: Platform underwater signaturesData acquisition and communication systems (including telemetry)Development of analytic systems for performance evaluation (e.g. software, hardware and data professionals)Guided and non-guided munitionsModelling and simulation The successful candidate will have professional engineering qualifications or a Diploma in a technical field with relevant demonstrated practical experience. Disciplines that are appropriate to these positions include: Electrical engineeringMechatronicsMechanical engineeringSoftware engineering
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