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Defence Land Program Opportunities - Melbourne

Date: 18-Mar-2023

Location: Greater Melbourne, Victoria, AU

Company: QinetiQ

QinetiQ employs more than 8000 people in 50 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.

QinetiQ is developing at an incredible pace year on year and we’re not slowing down!


We currently have a wide variety of opportunities within our Advisory Services division in Melbourne, where we provide key support to Defence (CASG) through the Land MSP (Major Service Provider) program.


Our MSP Division, is part of a consortium of independent, technical partners.   We share and support Defence’s commitment to growing and improving Australia’s military capability, by delivering large, long term, integrated work packages across the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG). 


Land Systems Division, has one of the largest defence projects and is the single point of accountability for both acquisition and through-life-materiel support for designated land systems for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).  This division is responsible for delivery of a diverse range of capabilities to support 'raise, train and sustain' requirements and operational deployments. LSD supported systems include but are not limited to: combat support vehicles and systems, field vehicles, commercial vehicles, small arms, direct fire weapons support, surveillance systems, engineering and workshop equipment. Activities include development, acquisition, fleet management and through-life support of allocated land systems

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, join us as we embark on our next phase of growth.

Ideally you’ll have exposure to Defence projects (or projects in adjacent industries) and experience in any of the following areas:

  • Project Management
  • Project Support
  • Risk Management
  • Safety Engineering
  • Procurement & Contracts Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Integrated Logistics
  • Fleet Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Communications Engineering
  • Test & Evaluation
  • Combat Systems Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering


Candidates must 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 



About QinetiQ

Our global workforce of more than 6,000 people across 51 locations are dedicated to defending sovereign capability, protecting lives and securing the vital interests of our customers. Together we deliver mission-critical solutions by combining technological and scientific expertise with Mission-Led Innovation to anticipate and shape Australia’s future security landscape. 

In Australia we employ more than 600 people across all States and Territories. QinetiQ is a unique company to be a part of. This uniqueness comes not just from our skills and experience, but through our people first culture and collective commitment to helping our



Looking for an Employer with Benefits?

On the hunt for an employer that values loyalty and rewards performance? 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
  • Leave purchase
  • Loyalty leave
  • Individual and company performance bonuses
  • Complimentary salary continuance insurance
  • Annual volunteering leave with Operation Give Back


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 Gender Equality Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan we also encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.