Jobs at Defence – Sonar Systems Engineer

Website Department of Defence

Job Description:

As a sonar systems engineer/analyst, you will work as part of the Sonar Systems Analysis team to conduct engineering and scientific activities relating to sonar sensing systems such as platform mounted sonar systems, fixed seabed arrays and distributed sensor fields for detecting submarines. These activities include data processing and analysis, electronic design and construction, software development and trial participation.

Job Requirements:

  • Other desirable proficiencies include systems analysis, experimental design, statistics, sensitivity analysis, data science, algorithm design and evaluation. Some knowledge of acoustics, oceanography, numerical modelling and RF systems would also be valuable.
  • The ideal candidates will have a good understanding of sensor signal processing and the professional development of software for both scientific analysis and technical applications.
  • You will have experience coding in languages such as Matlab, Octave or Python, and C++ and demonstrated skills in signal processing, such as beamforming, filtering and classification, ideally with a Sonar or Acoustics background and an interest in further developing these skills.
  • You will need to be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to stakeholders, senior management and research teams including preparing documentation from software architecture to S&T publications.

Job Details:

Company: Department of Defence

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Edinburgh, South Australia, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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