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Senior Program Engineer, Space Segment

Singtel Group

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Full job description

So, why Optus?

At Optus, we don’t sit back and let the future happen to us - we’re out there making it. By expanding into new technology and relentlessly improving every day, we’re creating a better tomorrow for all Australians. We believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.

About the role

Collaborating with the Manager, Satellite Programs, Strategy and Capacity Planning, you will provide broad ranging technical and administrative support to program and project teams running the planning and deployment of new satellites and other high-value, space-based assets, and associated program specific ground segment infrastructure.

Working under the direction of nominated project managers and other technical specialists, you will support the management of satellite manufacturers and segment vendors, launch and other space segment service providers and important insurance and regulatory arrangements, as well as support for the daily administration of ongoing activities and the control of budgets, schedules, and risk.

It is anticipated that the incumbent will develop the capability to actively participate with each PMO in the analysis of sophisticated systems and the critical review of data and information and to contribute to risk identification and problem solving!

You will nominally be based at the Optus Centre in Macquarie Park however will be required to work from the Optus Satellite Facility in Belrose on an as needed basis to meet business requirements. Out of hours support for meetings with vendors and customers will be necessary on a semi-regular basis and interstate and overseas travel may be required for business purposes.

Your key ingredients for success ...

  • Minimum Diploma of Engineering, Communications, Electrical, Aerospace Engineering, or a similar field.
  • Australian citizenship and ability to acquire and maintain Australian Defence Security Clearance.
  • Proven work experience to date in the engineering industry, with ability to move easily between practical and analytic domains.
  • Knowledge of RF communication principles and able to exercise a high level of analytical thinking.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office and scripting.  
  • An understanding of fundamental project management principles and techniques with basic knowledge of spacecraft subsystem functionality and concepts (advantageous). 
  • Highly developed social skills with all levels of people.

Our perks & benefits ...

Optus is a place where we let you do you. Whether you’ll be working in our corporate offices or in a retail store, we're a highly collaborative workplace, and offer a range of perks such as:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Discounts on products and services.
  • Ongoing training, mentoring and development opportunities.
  • Up to five days of Volunteer Leave per year.
  • Blended Ways of Working.

We understand that flexibility means different things to different people. We're proud to offer a variety of options to work in different ways, such as our Blended Ways of Working, job share and part-time. Our Blended Ways of Working lets our people work across home and our offices. Please talk to us about how we can make this role work for you.

Curious about our culture? Go behind the scenes with our people by searching #OptusLife on LinkedIn.

Please no recruitment agencies, we’ll be managing this role in-house. Any resumes submitted outside of our process will be deemed the sole property of Optus.

We believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.​ 

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Job details
Date posted
29 Jun 2022
$100k ~ $115k
Job mode
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