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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

Rapid UAS Prototyping Researcher (PDAD002)
Melbourne Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The rapid prototyping researcher will work as part of the structural mechanics science team and contribute to research and development in structural and material optimisation for novel integrated design and manufacture of mission capable uninhabited aerial system (UAS).

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD (including nearly finishing)

Disciplines:

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

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

Position Description

Radar Systems Analyst (PDJOAD008)
Melbourne Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Radar Systems Analyst will work in a team to conduct research into novel ways to represent modern radar systems in computer models of air combat and surveillance.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics

Position Description

Computational Statistician (PDJOAD001)
Melbourne Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Computational Statistician will work across several teams to conduct research and to provide advice on statistical methods for understanding, manipulating and making sense of the data that result from live, virtual and constructive military simulations, exercises and wargames.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

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

The Maritime Radio Frequency (RF) Countermeasures Engineer/Scientist, under limited guidance or direction, will be responsible for undertaking research, developing software, performing simulations, and conducting science and technology (S&T) investigations and experimentation related to maritime RF electronic attack (EA).

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics

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

Position Description

Land EO Countermeasures Engineer/Scientist (PDCEWD002)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Land Electro-optic (EO) Countermeasures Engineer, under general guidance or direction, will be responsible for undertaking research, developing software, performing simulations, and conducting science and technology (S&T) investigations and experimentation related to land Electronic Warfare (EW) self-protection.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

AI & Machine Learning Researcher (PDCEWD001)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

As part of team, the AI and Machine Learning Scientist will undertake applied research towards Autonomous Cyber Operations (ACO) through adapting and applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) techniques.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

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

Position Description

Space Systems Integration Engineer (PDNSID004)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Top Secret Positive Vetting

The Space Systems Integration Engineer will support the development of small satellite exemplar missions that aim to demonstrate functionality to the intelligence, warfighting and national security communities.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

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

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)

Position Description

Tactical Systems Experimentation Researcher (PDWCSD008)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Tactical Systems Experimentation Researcher will be part of a team responsible for developing and running highly specialised simulation facilities used for experimenting with military combat systems and mission systems.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Information Sciences Scientist (PDWCSD007)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Information Sciences Scientist will undertake research in the areas of information resilience, the integration of structured and unstructured information, achieving trustworthy information in a highly distributed system, distributed knowledge sharing and the application of leading edge information analysis techniques.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

RF Sensor Technologist (PDWCSD005)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The RF Sensor Technologist will work as part of a small team to develop novel capabilities for RF Sensor applications.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Human Systems Scientist (PDWCSD004)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Human Systems Scientist will conduct research and experimental analysis in human systems integration to improve the performance of Australian defence systems.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor’s Degree/PhD or equivalent in psychology or human factors

Disciplines:

  • Psychology and Social Sciences

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)

Position Description

System of Systems Analysis Researcher (PDWCSD002)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The System of Systems Analysis Researcher will work as part of a team undertaking research into complex systems of systems for Defence using modelling, simulation and analysis techniques across aerospace, land and maritime domains.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Mathematics and Physics

Position Description

Tactical Management Systems Modeller and Analyst (PDWCSD001)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Tactical Management System (TMS) modeller and analyst will be a member of a team responsible for the development of TMS models.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Supersonic Combustion Modeller (PDWCSD009)
Brisbane Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Supersonic Combustion Modeller will work as part of an integrated team to conduct numerical and experimental simulations and analyses of complex supersonic and hypersonic flows in order to understand and improve the performance of powered and unpowered high speed systems.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Multifunctional Composite Materials Scientist (PDAD003)
Melbourne Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Multifunctional Composite Material Scientist will undertake high level research into the development of multifunctional materials that can be integrated into composite components and structures.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD or equivalent post-graduate experience

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Polymer Additive Manufacturing Scientist (PDAD001)
Melbourne Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Polymer Additive Manufacturing Scientist will undertake high level research into the development of Polymeric based Additive Manufacturing to enable the design and manufacture of novel polymeric and multifunctional based materials.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD or equivalent post-graduate experience

Disciplines:

  • Chemical, Radiological, Biological and Food Sciences
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Position Description

Materials Engineer/Scientist (PDLD004)
Melbourne Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

Under direction, the Materials Engineer/Scientist will undertake research and development activities in active and adaptive protective materials as part of Army priority requirements.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD in materials engineering/science or equivalent relevant qualifications

Disciplines:

  • Materials Science

Position Description

Physicist / Mathematical Modeller (PDLD005)
Melbourne Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Physicist / Mathematical Modeller will work as part of the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Effects (CBRNfx) science team, providing support, training, advice and R&D for the ADF and National Security agencies relating to the plume dispersion of hazardous CBRN materials.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD or equivalent (physics/mathematics) in a field related to atmospheric turbulent dispersion or sensor/data fusion.

Disciplines:

  • Mathematics and Physics

Position Description

Vehicular Autonomous Survivability Scientist (PDLD006)
Melbourne Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Vehicular Autonomous Survivability Scientist will conduct research pertaining to novel software-defined vehicle-hosted smart autonomic control systems focusing on the aspects of enhancing vehicle survivability.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD or equivalent qualification or experience in autonomous systems, computer science, control systems, computer systems engineering, mechatronic engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, software engineering, robotics, distributed systems or distributed decision-making

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Land Autonomy S&T Specialist (PDLD007)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Land Autonomy S&T Specialist will conduct research pertaining to the application of autonomous systems and robotics to use cases involving armoured fighting vehicles and their support systems.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD or equivalent qualification or experience in autonomous systems, computer science, control systems, computer systems engineering, mechatronic engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, software engineering, robotics, distributed systems or distributed decision-making.

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Research Specialist: Computational Intelligence for Land Tactical Information Systems (PDLD008)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Research Specialist: Computational Intelligence for Land Tactical Information will deliver research outcomes in the field of Computational Intelligence for Land Tactical Information Systems.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Position Description

Autonomous Logistic Systems Scientist (PDLD009)
Edinburgh Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Autonomous Logistic Systems Scientist will contribute to analytical studies, collaborative concept and system development, laboratory experimentation, and field demonstrations/trials in the area of autonomous tactical logistic systems.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD, or equivalent qualifications and/or experience, in the fields of Supply Chain and Logistic Systems; Computer Science; Computer Systems Engineering; Complex Systems Science; Systems, Mechanical, Electrical and/or Electronics Engineering; or any other relevant discipline

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Human Performance Researcher (PDLD001)
Melbourne Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Human Performance Researcher will be part of a team that provides support to the maximising the physical performance of the warfighter. Under limited direction, the position will be responsible to undertake complex human performance research activities in the physiology/biomechanics domains in partnership with military stakeholders to support improved human-system performance.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD in a relevant field from a recognised University or equivalent.

Disciplines:

  • Psychology and Social Sciences

Position Description

Scientist/Engineer in Degraded Visual Environments (PDAD006)
Melbourne Post-Doctorate S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

Under appropriate supervision and guidance the Scientist/Engineer will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and contribute to the conceptualisation, design, conduct, analysis and reporting of research into the technologies and use of night vision devices, helmet mounted displays and other vision enhancement technologies.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD or equivalent

Disciplines:

  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)
  • Psychology and Social Sciences

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

Position Description

Acoustic Signature Modelling Researcher (ECRMD005)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The 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. This position will focus on the modelling of acoustic signature due to noise radiated underwater by ships, contributing to ensuring the operational effectiveness of Australia's surface fleet.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

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

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

Position Description

Coatings Scientist (ECRMD002)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Coatings Scientist will work as part of a small team to develop high-performance coatings for the protection of Defence assets and evaluate commercially available coatings for their suitability for use in Defence applications and in Australia's harsh environment.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

  • Chemical, Radiological, Biological and Food Sciences
  • Materials Science

Position Description

Maritime Platform Systems Numerical Simulation and Modelling Scientist (ECRMD001)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Maritime Platform Systems Numerical Simulation and Modelling Scientist will undertake scientific research and development of complex system performance modelling and analysis methods related to platform concepts and upgrade options for the future Australian Navy fleet of ships, submarines, and uninhabited craft.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelors (Hons)

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

SATCOM R&D (ECRCEWD005)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The initial focus of the position is to participate in the implementation of current research outcomes using practitioner skills in Software and/or Firmware development in Military Satellite Communications (SATCOM).

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

RF Electronic Warfare Systems Engineer (ECRCEWD004)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

The RF Electronic Warfare Systems Engineer will provide engineering support to electronic warfare systems encompassing RF components, software defined radios, digital signal processing, machine-to-machine automation and information standards.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor Degree

Disciplines:

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

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

Position Description

Navigation Techniques Scientist/Engineer (ECRCEWD002)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Navigation Techniques Scientist/Engineer will be responsible for research into a range of navigation techniques, with particular emphasis on Inertial Navigation Systems (INS), multi-sensor techniques and fusion algorithms.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor degree

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Military Cyber Operations Researcher (ECRCEWD001)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

The Military Cyber Operations Researcher will undertake research to support the security analysis of Military Cyber Systems.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD, Masters Degree or equivalent experience

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Adaptive Signal Processing Research Scientist (ECRNSID006)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Adaptive Signal Processing Research Scientist will undertake research in adaptive signal processing relevant to electronic warfare for high frequency radar systems, and be involved in the development and experimental testing of new signal processing techniques for transitioning into the Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN).

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Radar System Scientist (ECRNSID005)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Radar System Scientist will work as part of a small team to develop radar signal processing algorithms and associated modelling tools for use in conducting performance analysis, as well as supporting research into phased-array processing, small target detection, and electronic protection.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Physics

Position Description

Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning Technologist (ECRNSID004)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Top Secret Positive Vetting

The Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning Technologist will work as part of a small team to support the design and development of text and voice analytics.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor degree

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Electronic Engineer (ECRRSD007)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

Scientific Engineering Services (SES) is looking for a suitably qualified and motivated Electronic Engineering Specialist seeking to develop a career in hosted and embedded electronic hardware and software sub-systems, working at the leading edge of engineering.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering

Position Description

Mechanical Engineer (2x positions available) (ECRRSD004 and ECRRSD006)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

Scientific Engineering Services (SES) is looking for two suitably qualified and motivated Mechanical Engineers looking to develop a career in mechanical design and engineering analysis across a wide variety of mechanical and multidisciplinary systems at the leading edge of engineering.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Research Database Administrator (ECRRSD003)
Edinburgh Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

DSt's Information Management & Technology team is looking for a suitably qualified and motivated Research Database Administrator seeking to develop a career in the database and data management support for SQL and NOSQL environments, DST secure private cloud, data repositories and research applications.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Position Description

Microelectronic Packaging Engineer (ECRRSD002)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

Scientific Engineering Services is looking for a suitably qualified and motivated Microelectronic Packaging Engineer seeking to develop a career in miniaturized electronic (including miniaturized RF hardware), electro-optic, and micro-mechanical systems, at the leading edge of engineering.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Research Network Engineer (ECRRSD001)
Edinburgh Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 2

DST's Information Management & Technology team is looking for a suitably qualified and motivated Research Network Engineer seeking to develop a career in the deployment, operation, monitoring, and maintenance of enterprise-level research networks and specialised facilities (including storage, networks, video conferencing, and data centre operations).

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

Position Description

Radar Systems Engineer (ECRNSID008)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Radar Systems Engineer will work as part of a small team developing RF hardware for active and passive phased array radar systems, and assess radar system performance through analysis and testing. The work will contribute to the survivability of active and passive radar systems in complex signal environments.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering

Position Description

Energetic Systems Engineer (ECRWCSD004)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Energetic Systems Engineer will work on the design and implementation of methodologies and hardware for the preparation, manufacture and characterisation of new energetic materials, and energetic system performance assessments to support technology developments for future weapon propulsion systems.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

  • Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (including Robotics)

Position Description

Real-Time Applications Programmer (ECRWCSD002)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Real-Time Applications Programmer will develop and maintain a suite of novel software tools operating and communicating in real-time with networked systems to enable high-fidelity data acquisition and control of complex rocket propulsion hardware during static test firings in support of Defence research and client programs.

Minimum academic qualification:
Bachelor

Disciplines:

  • Computer Sciences, IT, Software Engineering, Telecommunications

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

Position Description

Multi-Sensor Data Fusion Scientist (ECRWCSD001)
Edinburgh Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Multi-Sensor Data Fusion Scientist will work as a part of a small team to develop sensor data processing and multi-modal sensor fusion algorithms applicable to real-time systems.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Physicist/ Mechatronic Data Scientist (ECRAD001)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Physicist/Mechatronic Data Scientist will assist in the development, assessment and transition of diagnostic sensor systems technologies to improve the supportability and affordability of aerospace platforms.

Minimum academic qualification:
B. Sc. or B. Eng.

Disciplines:

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

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

Position Description

Social and Ethical Robotics Researcher (ECRAD006)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Social and Ethical Robotics Researcher will carry out conceptual, social and scientific research into the ethical and social implications of autonomous systems in Defence.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD

Disciplines:

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

Position Description

Biological Scientist (ECRLD004)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Biological Scientist will investigate, develop and evaluate novel DNA – based detection and identification platforms.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD (microbiology, immunology, physics or related science)

Disciplines:

  • Chemical, Radiological, Biological and Food Sciences

Position Description

Radiological and Nuclear Defence Physicist (ECRLD005)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Radiological and Nuclear Defence Physicist works as part of the science team that provides support, training, advice and R&D for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD (or equivalent) in a field related to radiological and nuclear physics.

Disciplines:

  • Chemical, Radiological, Biological and Food Sciences

Position Description

Data Scientist (ECRAD003)
Melbourne Early Career Researcher S&T 3-4 Above Neg Vet 1

The Data Scientist will contribute to the development and evaluation of tools and methods for data capture, storage, analysis, and visualization; particularly in relation to large and complex data sets arising from human-in-the-loop experimentation.

Minimum academic qualification:
PhD in a relevant field or equivalent experience

Disciplines:

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

Position Description