Lead Engineer

  • Full-Time
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • You must be an Australian Citizen and eligible to obtain and maintain Australian Government security clearance.

Company Details

Electro Optic Systems is a leading Defence, Space and Communications company. EOS has designed, manufactured and exported advanced technology systems for over 35 years. We are a world leader in space information and intelligence services, optical, microwave and on-the-move satellite products, optical sensor units and remote weapon systems for the land sea and air.

About Us

Electro Optic Systems (EOS) is an ASX listed Australian technology company operating in the defence and aerospace markets.  Our products incorporate advanced electro-optic applications based on EOS core technologies in software, laser, electronics, optronics, gimbals, telescopes and beam directors, and precision mechanisms.  With our headquarters in Canberra and a growing global workforce, we are experiencing exponential growth and are placed to become Australia’s leading defence and aerospace exporter.

The defence business develops and produces remotely controlled weapon systems and ancillary products.  These systems are adaptable to suit potential customer weapon inventories and comprise state-of-the-art gimbal mounts, fire control systems and world-class sensor units.  We continually strive to help our people achieve personal goals, engaging them in challenging and inspiring projects that shape our future.

We Offer: 

  • Structured friendly and supportive team
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Working from home options
  • Opportunities for further career development
  • Free Parking
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee incentive scheme
  • EOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Job Description

About the Opportunity

The Project Engineer is responsible for undertaking project management of engineering activities including Research and Development, Systems Engineering, Industrialisation, Engineering Change Management and Production Engineering.  The role requires execution of all project management disciplines, including scope management, time management and scheduling, budgeting and cost management, risk management with strong communications skills for project meetings and reporting.  Key duties include:

  • Undertake project management of engineering and development tasks.
  • Work with the technical teams to ensure that the objectives for the engineering activities are met.  This includes delivering the right technical solution on time and on budget.
  • Develop, monitor and report progress on engineering schedules and timelines relevant to the engineering project being managed.
  • Manage scope of work being undertaken and ensure that all required tasks are completed and that no additional tasks are undertaken without approval.
  • Undertake risk analysis to ensure that key risks are identified, monitored and mitigated.
  • Conduct regular project review meetings and provide reports on project status.
  • Support the procurement of items required for the engineering project.

About You

You will be a detail oriented problem solver and can work collaboratively with others. You demonstrate sound pragmatism and judgement. You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Project Management or Engineering.
  • Minimum 3 years in similar role.
  • Minimum 5 years Project Management.
  • Experience in Defence sector preferred.

 Desired Skills and Experience

How to Apply

If you are willing to take on a challenge and want to make a contribution to a proud Australian company that is growing rapidly then we would like to hear from you. Please apply now with your resume and a covering letter outlining your experience and why you believe you are the right fit for our organisation.

We may review, short-list and/or conduct interviews for this role prior to the closing date. We encourage the submission of early applications.


You must be an Australian Citizen and eligible to obtain and maintain Australian Government security clearance.

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