Job vacancies

Defence scientists research the effects of biofouling on marine vessels
Defence scientists research the effects of biofouling on marine vessels

If you're looking for a career in science, technology, engineering or maths, then DST is the place for you.

  • Experience a stimulating and dynamic culture that fosters scientific excellence through innovation, creativity and professional development.
  • Work alongside and be mentored by some of the world's brightest researchers to deliver innovative solutions in support of Australia's Defence and national security.
  • Share in the rewards – challenging projects; a supportive team environment that values diversity; and flexible, lifestyle-friendly work conditions.

DST is currently recruiting early career and post doctoral researchers. More information is available on our Early Career Research Opportunities and Post-Doctorate Opportunities web pages.

Current Opportunities

Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Manager (ECRRSD018)
Brisbane Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Manager will operate, maintain and sustain scientific infrastructure supporting experimental high speed research activities relevant to internal and external partner programs.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
8 May 2019

Position Description

Mathematical Modeller for Disease Surveillance and Epidemic Forecasting (ECRLD011)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Mathematical Modeller for Disease Surveillance and Epidemic Forecasting will join a team performing innovative and award winning research into disease surveillance and epidemic modelling.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD in Epidemic Modelling, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Informatics, Computer Science or Engineering.

Disciplines:

  • Chemical, Radiological, Biological and Food Sciences
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
8 May 2019

Position Description

All-Source Data Scientist (ECRNSID013)
Edinburgh Defence Graduate Program (R&I) S&T 3-4 Above Top Secret Positive Vetting

The Intelligence Analytics branch is seeking an enthusiastic professional with expertise in software agents, knowledge representation, fusion & automated reasoning and their application to multiple disparate data feeds. We undertake world-leading research in explainable artificial intelligence applied to information fusion, and collaborate with international partners to significantly enhance the capabilities of the Australian Intelligence Community. Your drive, innovation and critical thinking, working alongside clients, academia and industry, will contribute directly to those capabilities.

The successful candidate will need to apply for a TSPV upon commencement.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
16 April 2019

Position Description

High Performance Computing (HPC) Network Specialist (ECRRSD017)
Edinburgh Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

The HPC Network Specialist will plan, install, configure and maintain HPC network hardware and associated software ensuring the security, integrity and separation of access of data processed within the HPC facility. The HPC Network Specialist will prepare, implement and manage the HPC Centre Networks and classified research network interface to enable/troubleshoot remote access and data visualisation for Defence Science & Technology (DST) HPC users.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
12 April 2019

Position Description

High Performance Computing (HPC) Data Scientist (ECRRSD016)
Edinburgh Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

The HPC Data Scientist will be responsible for liaising with Defence Science & Technology (DST) researchers to curate, coordinate and manage HPC data collections in accordance with the security classification, sensitivity of the data and the DST Data Management Framework. They will also gather and analyse data from multiple sources, perform statistical and/or mathematical programming, develop reports and visual representations, develop and/or maintaining databases, and provide consultation, technical assistance, and coordination for a wide variety of computational and data science research projects.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
12 April 2019

Position Description

Data Scientist (Modelling and Simulation) (R&IWCSD001b & R&IWCSD002b)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Weapons and Combat Systems Division (WCSD) of the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) provides fundamental capability support to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) through modelling, high-fidelity computer simulations and analysis of complex dynamical systems. These systems emerge as a combination land, air, and sea platforms interacting with complex and dynamic warfare environments. The Data Scientist (in Modelling and Simulation) will undertake research within a diverse team, collaborate with stakeholders and clients, and contribute to inform decision making about capability acquisition as well as force design and tactical decisions for ADF operations.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
12 April 2019

Position Description

Radio Frequency Engineer (ECRWCSD008B)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The person appointed to this role will be embedded within the high power RF discipline, providing support to a number of projects focused on the effects of RF from both an environmental, as well as tactical, situation.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD for S&T4

Disciplines:

  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
11 April 2019

Position Description

Radar Specialist (R&INSID004b)
Edinburgh Defence Graduate Program (R&I) S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Radar Scecialist will join a team of experienced engineers, scientists and technicians to develop state of the art technology and field prototype systems.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
6 April 2019

Position Description

Machine Learning Software Engineer (R&INSID001)
Edinburgh Defence Graduate Program (R&I) S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Machine Learning Software Engineer will apply the latest developments in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to problems in Image Processing and Computer Vision.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
6 April 2019

Position Description

Systems Integration Scientist (PDWCSD003)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Systems Integration Scientist will conduct applied research and development into time-critical systems integration, with particular emphasis on integration at the network edge.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
6 April 2019

Position Description

Analytic Scientist - Geospatial Intelligence (PDNSID002)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Top Secret Positive Vetting

The Analytic Scientist - Geospatial Intelligence will formalise the concepts required by geospatial intelligence analysts and incorporate them into mathematical and computational models to help make sense of large volumes of dynamic spatio-temporal data.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
6 April 2019

Position Description

Active Acoustic Signature Modelling Researcher (PDMD005)
Melbourne Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Active Acoustic Signature Modelling Researcher will join a small team working on the assessment and control of underwater acoustic signatures for current and future Navy ships and submarines.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, and Naval Architecture
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
6 April 2019

Position Description

Ground Robotics Prototyping and Integration Researcher (PDLD007-009)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Ground Robotics Prototyping and Integration Researcher will work as part of a research team to undertake rapid ground robotics prototyping and integration.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
6 April 2019

Position Description

Artificial Intelligence Research Scientist for Joint Command & Control (PDJOAD003)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

The Artificial Intelligence Research Scientist for Joint Command & Control will apply appropriate artificial intelligence technologies and applications to develop software applications and / or agent-based capabilities that support the joint operational headquarters

Minimum academic qualification:
Postgraduate Degree (Masters or PhD)

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
6 April 2019

Position Description

RF Countermeasures Engineer/Scientist (PDCEWD005)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Radio Frequency Countermeasures Engineer/Scientist will be responsible for developing RF countermeasures systems and techniques to safeguard the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in its operations.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, and Naval Architecture
  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
6 April 2019

Position Description

Weapons Guidance and Control Scientist (PDWCSD006)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher, Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Weapons Guidance & Control Scientist will be responsible for the development of novel guidance technologies that will transform the way the weapons are deployed against advanced adversarial systems of the future.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, and Naval Architecture
  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
6 April 2019

Position Description

Weapons Guidance and Control Scientist (PDWCSD006)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher, Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Weapons Guidance & Control Scientist will be responsible for the development of novel guidance technologies that will transform the way the weapons are deployed against advanced adversarial systems of the future.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, and Naval Architecture
  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
6 April 2019

Position Description

Communication Network Knowledge Researcher (R&ICEWD002)
Edinburgh Defence Graduate Program (R&I) S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

The Communication Network Knowledge Researcher will research and develop techniques to model and reason about communication networks for enhanced Cyber situational awareness.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelors Degree in a relevant engineering or science field

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
5 April 2019

Position Description

Combat Management System Simulation Researcher (ECRWCSD005)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Combat Management System Simulation Researcher will work as part of a team responsible for the research and development of adaptable, scalable, and resilient virtual simulation systems and high performance, deterministic constructive simulation systems.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
27 March 2019

Position Description

High Performance Computing Data Security Specialist (ECRRSD008b)
Edinburgh Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

The HPC Data Security Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the security, integrity, separation, and protection of provenance, of data processed within the enterprise HPC.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
13 March 2019

Position Description

Maritime Electro-optic Countermeasure Scientist (ECRCEWD009b)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Maritime Electro-optic Countermeasure Scientist will work as part of a team responsible for assessing the threat posed to ADF aircraft, ships and other maritime assets by electro-optic guided weapons, and help to protect these assets by assessing the effectiveness of current countermeasures and developing more effective countermeasures.

Minimum academic qualification:
Degree in appropriate field of science or engineering

Disciplines:

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, and Naval Architecture
  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
4 March 2019

Position Description

Strategic Analyst (ECRJOAD005b)
Canberra Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

DST is seeking a Strategic Analyst to help develop and apply scientific approaches focused on understanding, modelling and analysing Defence processes, methods and options for designing the future force, enhancing capability management and integration, and managing and minimising strategic risk.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
4 March 2019

Position Description

Research Network Engineer (ECRRSD010b)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

The Research Network Engineer is required to define and solve ICT network problems; liaise and negotiate with Information Management and Technology staff; and communicate technical information to DST scientists and research clients.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
13 February 2019

Position Description

Electronic Engineer (ECRRSD007)
Edinburgh Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

DST is seeking to engage a skilled and enthusiastic electronic engineer who is looking to develop a career in hosted and embedded electronic hardware and software sub-systems, working at the leading edge of engineering.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
6 February 2019

Position Description

Research ICT Services Release Coordinator (ECRRSD0015b)
Edinburgh Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The ICT Services Release Coordinator will be responsible for monitoring and overseeing all aspects of the end-to-end release process for IM&T Managed Services with a primary focus on Research Cloud services.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
6 February 2019

Position Description

Undersea Warfare Sonar Systems Modeller (MDR&I002)
Edinburgh Defence Graduate Program (R&I), Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The successful candidate will join a small team of scientists building expertise in understanding and exploiting changing environmental conditions to maximise the performance of sonar systems for tactical advantage.

Minimum academic qualification:
Honours

Disciplines:

  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
6 February 2019

Position Description

Undersea Warfare Sonar Systems Modeller (MDR&I002)
Edinburgh Defence Graduate Program (R&I), Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The successful candidate will join a small team of scientists building expertise in understanding and exploiting changing environmental conditions to maximise the performance of sonar systems for tactical advantage.

Minimum academic qualification:
Honours

Disciplines:

  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
6 February 2019

Position Description

Scientist: Signature Modelling for Virtual Environments (ECRAD007b)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The successful applicant will be required to integrate high-fidelity aerospace infra-red (IR) signature models for aircraft and missiles into a variety of real-time simulation environments.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, and Naval Architecture
  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
6 February 2019

Position Description

Research ICT Storage specialist (ECRRSD005)
Edinburgh Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

The Research ICT Storage specialist will develop and manage DST's research ICT storage and backup systems, deploying, operating, monitoring, and maintaining enterprise storage ICT solutions in a complex distributed research ICT environment.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
6 February 2019

Position Description

eResearch Analyst (ECRRSD014x - multiple positions)
Edinburgh Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

DST is seeking candidates to form a new team of scientific computing eResearch analysts to develop and deliver innovative research ICT solutions.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
6 February 2019

Position Description

Training Effectiveness Researcher (ECRAD004)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Training Effectiveness Researcher will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support the development of advanced training capability within the Australian Defence Force by contributing to research on training analysis, design, and evaluation.

Minimum academic qualification:
Masters degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Psychology and Social Sciences

Advertised:
14 December 2018

Position Description

Radar Signal Processing Scientist (PDNSID005 and ECRNSID006)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher, Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Radar Signal Processing Scientist will be part of a tem undertaking world-leading research into passive and active radar systems.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
11 December 2018

Position Description

Radar Signal Processing Scientist (PDNSID005 and ECRNSID006)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher, Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Radar Signal Processing Scientist will be part of a tem undertaking world-leading research into passive and active radar systems.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
11 December 2018

Position Description

Tracking and Sensor Fusion Researcher (ECRNSID010b)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Tracking and Sensor Fusion Researcher will address automated solutions for difficult tracking and sensor fusion problems for high profile Defence projects.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
27 November 2018

Position Description

Automation Architectures Researcher (ECRNSID011b)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Automation Architectures Researcher will undertake leading edge research in information architectures.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
22 November 2018

Position Description

Current Operations Analyst (ECRJOAD007b)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The operations anlayst will work closely with DST scientists deployed on ADF operations overseas and will provide support directly to ADF Commanders on current operations to improve planning, situational awareness, risk mitigation and inform decision making.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Psychology and Social Sciences

Advertised:
18 October 2018

Position Description

Maritime Simulation and Wargaming Systems Developer (ECRJOAD006b)
Sydney Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

As the Maritime Simulation and Wargaming Systems Developer, you will apply computing, simulation and wargaming approaches to address the difficult questions about how Australia's warships should be made ready to go to sea, deploy to where they are needed, and fight to win.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
15 October 2018

Position Description

Autonomous Systems Scientist (ECRWCSD010b)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Autonomous Systems Scientist will conduct research and experimental analysis in autonomous system applications to enhance the capability of Combat and Mission systems.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
9 October 2018

Position Description

Undersea Warfare Systems Modeller (ECRMD012b)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Undersea Warfare Systems Modeller will contribute to the development and use of performance modelling, simulation and analysis of systems, technologies and concepts relevant to the undersea environment and warfare operations.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
3 October 2018

Position Description

Passive Sonar Signal Processing Researcher (ECRMD013b)
Rockingham Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Passive Sonar Signal Processing Researcher will work under guidance in a small team developing advanced sonar signal processing algorithms that deliver a capability edge to the Royal Australian Navy submarine fleet.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
3 October 2018

Position Description

Rotary Wing Flight Modeller (ECRAD006b)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

The successful applicant will be required to perform flight modelling related to the operations of rotary winged assets within the ADF.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, and Naval Architecture
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
3 October 2018

Position Description

Engineer in Rotary Wing Control Systems Modelling (ECRAD009b)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

The successful applicant will be required to model the complex control systems of rotary wing aircraft (including UAS) as well as integrating them into existing rotary wing flight models.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, and Naval Architecture
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
3 October 2018

Position Description

Software and Systems Security Researcher (R&ICEWD009b/ECR014b)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The candidate will be part of an S&T team undertaking applied research to ensure that Australian Defence has a secure platform for cyber warfare.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering

Advertised:
11 September 2018

Position Description

Software Systems Vulnerability Researcher (ECRCEWD013b)
Canberra Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Top Secret Positive Vetting

The software systems vulnerability researcher will contribute to the state of the art technology development in support of automating at scale the security assessment of software systems.

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
11 September 2018

Position Description

AI & Machine Learning Researcher (ECRCEWD010b)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Top Secret Negative Vetting

The candidate will be part of an team undertaking applied research towards developing, adapting and applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) techniques, with application to Adversarial Machine Learning (AML) and/or Autonomous Cyber Operations (ACO).

Minimum academic qualification:

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
11 September 2018

Position Description

Social & Behavioural Scientist (ECRJOAD002)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Social & Behavioural Science (SBS) Group provides expertise to the analysis of: current conflict and security issues; the planning, conduct and evaluation of Defence operations; and the effectiveness of Defence’s strategic engagement and influence capabilities.

Minimum academic qualification:
Masters

Disciplines:

  • Psychology and Social Sciences

Advertised:
31 August 2018

Position Description

Food scientist (ECRLD005x)
Scottsdale Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Food Scientist supports DST tasks and activities to provide food science and nutrition advice to Defence.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor degree

Disciplines:

  • Chemical, Radiological, Biological and Food Sciences

Advertised:
14 August 2018

Position Description

Marine Acoustics Researcher (PDMD002)
Sydney Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Marine Acoustics Researcher will investigate novel uses of acoustic technologies to allow humans and robotic systems to sense and characterise the underwater battlespace for military advantage, and better underwater communications.

Minimum academic qualification:
Honours Degree

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
10 August 2018

Position Description

Maritime Operations Data Analyst (ECRJOAD004(CV2016))
Sydney Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Maritime Operations Data Analyst will address questions about how Australia's warships should be made ready to go to sea, deploy to where they are needed, and fight to win.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
10 August 2018

Position Description

Operations Research/Aerospace Analyst (ECRJOAD001)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Operations Research/Aerospace Analyst will work as part of a team undertaking analysis of Australian air power using a variety of techniques and scientific approaches.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor Degree (or higher)

Disciplines:

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, and Naval Architecture
  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
10 August 2018

Position Description

Human Factors / Human Systems Scientist (PDMD001)
Stirling Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Human Factors Scientist will work as part of a small world leading team applying human sciences and developing novel human-centered design techniques to understand and improve the performance of Royal Australian Navy submarines, autonomous systems and other undersea capabilities.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD / Masters

Disciplines:

  • Psychology and Social Sciences

Advertised:
22 June 2018

Position Description

Data Scientist (PDNSID007)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Top Secret Positive Vetting

The Data Scientist will work as part of a small team that collaborates with the Defence and National Security community, and Universities to develop novel analytic techniques to improve the capabilities of intelligence analysts in utilising vast amounts of complex data.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Psychology and Social Sciences

Advertised:
6 June 2018

Position Description

Undersea Combat System Architectures and Software Deployment Researcher (ECRMD006)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Undersea Combat System Architectures and Software Deployment Researcher will be contributing to the Undersea Combat System research and development program with particular focus on novel architecture design and software deployment approaches.

Minimum academic qualification:
Degree or equivalent experience

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
23 May 2018

Position Description

Undersea Combat System Architectures and Integration Researcher (ECRMD004)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Undersea Combat System Architectures and Integration Researcher will contribute to the Undersea Combat System research and development program with a particular focus on novel architecture design and integration approaches.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
23 May 2018

Position Description

Military Satellite Communications Scientist/Engineer (ECRCEWD005)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The position will evolve with you into research themes such as advanced communications signal processing for SATCOM waveforms or machine learning for SATCOM Network Defence.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering

Advertised:
3 May 2018

Position Description

Automated Cyber Vulnerability Analysis Researcher (ECRCEWD003)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

The Automated Cyber Vulnerability Analysis Researcher will undertake research into developing tools and techniques to automate the vulnerability analysis of military systems and analyse cyber vulnerabilities.

Minimum academic qualification:
Masters

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
3 May 2018

Position Description

Software & Systems Security Researcher (PDCEWD003)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

The Software & Systems Security Researcher will undertake applied research towards developing software systems for Autonomous Cyber Operations (ACO) through development of cyber security and cyber warfare functions, and the integration with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) techniques.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
3 May 2018

Position Description

Radar Signal Processing Research Scientist (PDNSID005)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Radar Signal Processing Research Scientist will work in a small team developing signal processing techniques, implementing them in radar test beds, and testing them in real-world environments.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics

Advertised:
30 April 2018

Position Description

Space Systems Engineer (PDNSID003)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Top Secret Positive Vetting

The Space Systems Engineer will work on novel embedded system technologies employed in small satellite exemplar missions that aim to demonstrate functionality to the intelligence, warfighting and national security communities.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Advertised:
30 April 2018

Position Description

Software Architectures Scientist (ECRWCSD003)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Software Architectures Scientist will conduct research into novel and emerging software techniques and technologies to advance the state of the art of Australia's combat and mission system architectures for ships, aircraft and land vehicles, to make them inherently agile, modular and distributed.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Advertised:
20 April 2018

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