First listed on: 03 June 2024

Senior Avionics Engineer


The Opportunity -

In partnership with the ADF and the Commonwealth, Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) provides aircraft maintenance and upgrades, component maintenance solutions, technical support, mission-critical infrastructure support and training on some of the most capable surveillance, command, control, and combat platforms in the world.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Avionics Engineer to provide engineering, sustainment and capability upgrade support for the Super Hornet and Growler aircraft types. This role will place you in the BDA Air Combat and Electronic Attack Sustainment Program Team, introducing the latest aircraft spiral upgrade programs and providing ongoing sustainment support for the existing fleet. A significant number of advanced capabilities and upgrades are being introduced in the coming years across the platforms, and you will be heavily involved in delivering them.

We are looking for someone who will embrace our company's behaviours and values and who is willing to learn and innovate.   Avionics Engineers of all experience levels are encouraged to apply, as there are potentially a number of roles available at all levels.

This role is based at RAAF Amberley.

As a Senior Avionics Engineer you will:

  • Undertake engineering related activities to support sustainment and capability upgrades.
  • Support and engage in aircraft certification and modification.
  • Liaise with Defence and US agencies to coordinate the delivery of services and artefacts to support the local introduction and airworthiness certification of new capabilities.
  • Support and engage in operational testing of new capabilities.
  • Manage platform service release activities.
  • Work as a senior member within the team, guiding and mentoring junior engineers.
  • Work towards gaining Engineering Delegations.
  • Support the team with Avionics related tasking pertaining to Continuing Airworthiness Management (Part M) and 21J engineering activities including assessing engineering changes and engineering investigations, and compliance verification of changes.

To be considered for the role you will:

  • Demonstrated previous experience in aircraft avionics systems operational systems and aviation engineering processes and other related engineering experience.
  • Hold Tertiary qualifications in either Aerospace, Avionics, or Mechatronics, that satisfies the requirements for membership with Engineers Australia (MIEAust).

Relocation assistance will be considered for the right candidate.

Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet Defence security requirements.

What's on offer?

BDA provides people, expertise, process and tools to manage aircraft design, repair and continuing airworthiness capabilities supporting program execution and growth opportunities. Forward looking, BDA has developed a Capability Plan to meet our defence customers' evolving needs, both in Australia and internationally.

Boeing values the health and wellbeing of our employees and offer true flexibility including working from home, compressed work weeks, and opportunities for part time arrangements, allowing you to balance your career with what is important to you outside of work.

Other benefits:

  • Work on cutting edge projects with opportunities to work across platforms.
  • Attractive remuneration and annual bonus.
  • Formal mentoring and training as well as on the job learning.
  • Formal reward and recognition program.
  • Access discounts for health insurance, travel and accommodation.
  • Paid study leave, paid parental leave and Defence leave.
  • Salary packaging options available.
  • Health and wellbeing benefits including annual flu vaccinations and Employee Assistance Program.
  • Social and community groups.

BDA works with strong links with our global Boeing community and we strongly encourage collaboration with our international counterparts.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and veterans are encouraged to apply.

If you are ready to join an innovative industry leader and would like to register your interest in working for Boeing, please click Apply Now.

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