Simulation Engineer

October 24, 2022

Job Description

Lockheed Martin is a dynamic, growing, and energetic organisation offering stimulating, challenging work at the forefront of technology. Lockheed Martin is a leader in Australia’s National Security, and our collaboration with Australian industry spans the Aeronautics, Maritime, Surveillance and Defence domains. We employ approximately 114,000 staff worldwide, and over 1000 staff in Australia across multiple locations.


Your responsibilities will include:

This is an excellent opportunity to work on the Hunter Class Frigate (HCF) program, Australia’s biggest surface ship project till date. Based in Osborne, South Australia, it’s a permanent full-time position. You will be a part of the embedded team working on Combat Systems. This role contributes to the delivery of the synthetic environment, simulation and integration tools in the test facility. Primarily you will:

  • Undertake the design, development and delivery of the Synthetic Environment simulation and integration tools
  • Provide advice and guidance to a range of stakeholders on Synthetic Environment design, implementation and delivery matters
  • Carry out engineering assignments using your wide combination of Simulation, Systems and Hardware engineering knowledge and experience
  • Oversee Synthetic Environment needs, alternatives and obtain stakeholder agreement on the recommended solution
  • Oversee simulators and validate their suitability to support system integration and testing in the testing facility
  • Establish and maintain a close working relationship with engineering SMEs to learn from their experiences and adopt recommendations into the design
  • Contribute to and support the wider HCF team by undertaking related system engineering activities, as directed by the Engineering Manager


About you:

To be successful in securing this position, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical / Software) or similar, and/or equivalent relevant experience preferably within the defence industry
  • This role would suit a Simulation Engineer with technical skills in hardware or a Hardware Engineer with simulation skills.
  • Well-developed technical knowledge of mechanical systems and system architecture
  • Significant experience in interpreting and analysing technical data
  • Significant experience in conducting complex systems engineering activities ensuring compliance against relevant policies
  • Previous experience working with Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS) environments would be an advantage


How we reward and support you:

At Lockheed Martin we value our team and the contribution they make every day. We offer rewarding career pathways working on interesting projects that make a difference, continuous professional development and the opportunity to learn from a diverse team of talented individuals.

In return we offer:

  • Competitive Remuneration
  • Genuine work/life flexibility including a 9-day, compacted fortnight (every other Friday off)
  • Membership to Destination Discounts – that saves you money on many every day purchases including supermarkets, petrol, department stores to name a few
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Special Requirements:

Applicants are required to be Australian Citizens and hold a current NV1 or reinstatable NV1. Employment may be contingent on the satisfactory result of criminal and/or other background screens, which require the collection and transfer of personal information.