Defence Systems Engineer (ACT)

Company Details

Clearbox Systems is a privately owned Australian company specialising in the development of new technology and implementation techniques for the Operations and Management of Communications Networks and the Electromagnetic Spectrum.

At Clearbox Systems we are on a mission to use technology to develop new and better techniques for the Operations and Management of Communications Networks and the Electromagnetic Spectrum. Success for us is when our customers are able to better use their resources to deliver outstanding service to their customers.

We work in partnership with Industry and Government to provide cost-effective technology solutions and in-service support capabilities to support our clients.

About the Role

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this is a mid-level Defence Systems Engineering role to immediately join a team delivering military secure communications projects.

You will be inquisitive, self-motivated and rigorous, and excel at working on cutting edge technology as well as bringing new ideas to existing and already implemented technology.

We are looking for someone who will proactively contribute to our projects and have familiarity with Australian Defence Systems Engineering processes.

You will have excellent written and verbal communications and be comfortable presenting to internal stakeholders and customers.

This role is open for Canberra, Sydney or Adelaide and may require some travel domestically and internationally.

Skills and Experience


  • This role requires an Australian Citizenship as you will be sponsored for a Negative Vetting 2 Australian Government Security Clearance. Applicants residing outside of Australia or noncitizens will not be considered.
  • Undergraduate Engineering Qualification (Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunications, RF, Space, Mechatronics or similar)
  • 3+ years’ as a Systems Engineer
  • 3+ years’ experience in Defence or Defence Industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.


  • Existing Security Clearance highly regarded by not mandatory
  • 3+ years’ experience working in one or more of Software, Satellite Communications, Telecommunications, Radiofrequency, Information Communication Technology, Space, Mechatronics,
  • Post Graduate Technical Qualifications

What we offer

The work is meaningful, the culture is relaxed and inclusive, and we are keen to help you reach your career goals through mentoring, training, and development. Clearbox Systems embraces diversity and equal opportunity, and we are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

You will enjoy:

  • A rapidly growing business with the opportunity to contribute to shape of technical solutions.
  • The opportunity to be part of a great team where you are empowered to lead.
  • A diverse and challenging work environment.
  • Attractive package with modern employment conditions

Tagged as: systems engineering, defence/defence industry, NV2

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