AFP Careers – Technical Officer

Website Australian Federal Police

Job Description:

Applications are sought from suitably qualified applicants wishing to be considered for the role of Air Support – Technical Officer – Specialist Protective Command. You will be required to contribute to the achievement of outcomes in accordance with the specialised regulatory framework, the AFP Code of Conduct and the AFP Governance Instruments. It is expected that the successful applicant will deliver on the core responsibilities and meet requirements of the position as outlined below.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Management of procurement requirements
  • Leading the Counter Remote Pilot Aircraft Systems (CRPAS) project
  • Participate in integrated systems design

Job Requirements:

  • Wireless telecommunications protocols
  • Current CRPAS technologies
  • The ability to quickly develop an understanding of complex and sophisticated technologies and their operating interfaces
  • The demonstrated ability to add value to commercial off-the-shelf technologies by customising hardware and/or software to suit operational requirements
  • You must be an Australian Citizen
  • A Negative Vetting 1 (Secret) security clearance or the ability to obtain one
  • Radio communications
  • Wireless networking protocols
  • The ability to work as part of a high-performance team of dedicated professionals
  • The ability to achieve operational outcomes for the AFP

Qualification & Experience:

  • Practical experience in one or more of the electrical, computer systems or telecommunications specialisations
  • Extensive experience in operational policing, preferably with a background in technical or physical surveillance
  • Extensive experience in a Defence Electronic Warfare or a similar capacity role
  • Experience with, or the ability to develop understanding of relevant legislation, particularly the Radio Communications Act 1992
  • Demonstrated experience in Project Management or Management of Procurement
  • In-depth knowledge of and/or experience with one or more of:

Job Details:

Company: Australian Federal Police

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Russell, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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