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Systems Engineer


Systems Engineer


Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

The Systems Engineer is a key member of the Engineering team. In this role, you will be responsible for the independent selection, evaluation, and application of relevant engineering knowledge, techniques and procedures in support of the safe and effective operation, maintenance and management of facility assets, infrastructure and systems at OASIS.



  • Conduct the technical evaluation of operational systems, equipment, and infrastructure in support of general and targeted optimization and improvement initiatives.
  • Apply technical knowledge of engineering principles and best practices to determine equipment malfunctions, perform root-cause analysis, and apply skills to support the resilience of mission-critical operations at the system and sub-system levels.
  • Support the development design and construction project requirements, including programming, scheduling, costs, and risks/constraints.
  • Technically support the operation, maintenance, and repair of electromechanical systems and components for critical power and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning infrastructure
  • Utilize sound technical writing to document equipment failures, prepare status reports, and assist in developing concepts of operations (CONOPs) and improvements to the operations of site electromechanical systems.
  • Provide technical guidance to programmatic processes for future enhancements and system upgrades.
  • Conduct periodic and yearly technical performance reviews/assessments of mechanical engineering team members in coordination with the Engineering Supervisor.
  • Ensure technical compliance with industry standards, regulations, and corporate policies.
  • Ensure compliance with all site's environmental health and safety requirements.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties as requested.


Minimum Essential

  • Undergraduate Degree
  • Field: Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline


  • Post-Graduate Degree
  • Field: Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline



  • Professional Engineer (PE (US) or Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) (AUS) license/certification.

EXPERIENCE – Minimum Essential

  • 5-7 years of relevant engineering and/or experience


  • 5 or more years of relevant engineering experience in defense industry, design engineering, manufacturing, construction, and/or technology


  • Communications: Ability to smoothly and succinctly communicate requirements to corporate/customer stakeholders
  • Problem-solving: Ability to efficiently deduce solutions to complex problems/issues in a time-constrained environment
  • Teamwork: Ability to collaborate with interdisciplinary associates at a corporate and customer level

It is a condition of employment that employees obtain and retain the appropriate level of security clearance and medical clearance applicable to each role. The employee will require a Top-Secret Positive Vetting (TSPV) Department of Defense Security Clearance (Australian) or TS/SCI (U.S.) clearance.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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