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Systems Engineer MBSE

Date: 25-Jan-2023

Location: Adelaide, South Australia, AU

Company: QinetiQ

QinetiQ employs more than 6000 people in 51 locations around the world, offering our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products.


QinetiQ Australia, part of the global QinetiQ group, provides technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests. As an innovative science and technology company, we help solve some of our customers' most challenging problems. Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn.


We are looking for an experienced Systems Engineer (MBSE) to join our Engineering Services Division based in Adelaide.


As a Systems Engineer (MBSE), your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:


  • Developing required documentation for progression of projects through the Engineering lifecycle for a variety of projects including software and integrated solutions
  • Development of requirements models using MBSE tools and processes
  • Managing the preparation of Objective Quality Evidence (OQE) that the materiel being delivered by the Project and Work Package(s) (WP) meets the requirements of the Executive Authority
  • Providing technical advice and recommendations to the Project Manager and Program Director
  • Communicating with the Capability Manager and other stakeholders
  • Working effectively in a small team environment
  • Providing systems engineering knowledge/skills transfer to other team members


To be successful for the position of Systems Engineer (MBSE), you will need to bring with you;


  • Formal qualifications from a recognised tertiary institute or relevant industry experience
  • Strong interest in developing MBSE skills
  • Experience delivering engineering outcomes in a complex defence project environment
  • Systems engineering qualifications are highly desirable
  • Proven experience in delivering high quality capability documentation in accordance with the QinetiQ Technical
  • Management System to support approval by the Design Authority and Acceptance by the customer
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under limited supervision to achieve directed project/capability outcomes
  • Possess strong communication skills with a focus on stakeholder engagement and management
  • Well-developed analytical and conceptual skills
  • Experience in planning, analysis, and development of material introduction into service requirements with an understanding of and experience in processing materiel


Candidates will need to be eligible to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance. QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks, for all preferred candidates.



Looking for an Employer with Benefits?


At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career.   You’ll share in the company’s success, and be rewarded for your own. We’ll invest in your professional development and provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed.


Some of our benefits include:

  • Individual Professional development allowance
  • Flexible work
  • Purchased leave program & loyalty leave
  • Up to 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Annual incentive scheme
  • Complimentary salary continuance insurance
  • Annual volunteering leave with Operation Give Back
  • Relaxed dress code


A full list of our employee benefits can be found here:



As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers' advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan, we also encourage applications from women, veterans and First Nations people.