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We are always interested in hearing from people who have experience in our core areas of expertise of human factors, technical management, systems engineering and assurance. We’d like to hear from you if you are interested in working with a friendly, highly experienced team of consultants providing excellent service to our clients.

Current Opportunties

Human Factors Consultant

Melbourne or Sydney, some interstate travel

  • Play a key role in exciting rail, transportation & other engineering projects
  • Friendly, dynamic engineering and management consultancy         
  • Attractive remuneration package, and great opportunities for career growth

About Acmena:
Acmena is an engineering consultancy working in the transportation and other safety-critical systems sectors. We specialise in the integration of systems and software engineering methodologies, including human factors and system safety, with practical program delivery. Our clients include government transport agencies and key project delivery organisations.

Our team is a unique combination of systems engineering, human factors, safety assurance and program management specialists who are passionate about helping to efficiently deliver innovative, high integrity systems that meet the needs of their users.

About the role:
You will be responsible for the efficient delivery of high quality human factors / human systems engineering services to clients, particularly in the area of human factors integration. You will engage and manager stakeholders, elicit requirements, apply appropriate human factors methods and techniques pragmatically, and develop human factors integration plans, analysis and evaluation reports and human factors issues logs as evidence of human factors integration.

You will exercise a high degree of independence in approach, using considerable originality, ingenuity and judgment to formulate solutions or resolve complex human factors issues. Your work products will be accurate and authoritative, requiring no supervision to achieve successful outcomes for our clients.

You will help develop and grow the business by assisting with tender and sales activities, identifying opportunities for new or follow-on work, following up leads, and fostering good relationships with clients and potential clients.

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree in human factors or ergonomics or a related field
  • Good knowledge and understanding of human factors integration processes and standards
  • Advanced skills and experience with the following:
    • Planning for and managing human factors activities across the project lifecycle
    • Establishing and documenting contexts of use / concept of operations, and human factors / user requirements
    • Research and benchmarking
    • Stakeholder and user engagement, including workshop facilitation and training
    • Human factors methods including task analysis, human error identification, communications analysis, training needs analysis
    • Iterative design evaluation, including physical ergonomic assessments, HCI evaluation, implementation prototyping and usability trials
  • Well-developed analytical and judgment skills for solving complex problems and evaluating alternative courses of action
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills including negotiating trade-off solutions with other disciplines to optimise design solution

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Membership of professional body, such as HFESA or equivalent
  • Professional certification (CPE) or working towards certification
  • Post graduate qualifications in systems engineering or human factors related fields
  • Cert IV in training and assessment
  • Experience in rail and transport projects
  • Previous experience in consultant organisations
  • Good knowledge and understanding of systems engineering and assurance processes and standards, such as the INCOSE handbook, CENELEC 50126 and IEC 15288, Engineering Safety Management (iESM)

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Send applications to enquiries@acmena.com.au

Systems Engineer

Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane

  • Play a key role in exciting rail, transportation & other engineering projects
  • Friendly, dynamic engineering and management consultancy         
  • Attractive remuneration package, and great opportunities for career growth

About Acmena

Acmena is an engineering consultancy working in the transportation and other safety-critical systems sectors. We specialise in the integration of systems and software engineering methodologies, including human factors and system safety, with practical program delivery. Our clients include government transport agencies and key project delivery organisations.

Our team is a unique combination of systems engineering, human factors, safety assurance and program management specialists who are passionate about helping to efficiently deliver innovative, high integrity systems that meet the needs of their users.

About the role:
You will be responsible for the efficient delivery of high quality systems engineering services to clients, particularly in the area of requirements management processes and the use of IBM Rational DOORS. You will engage and manager stakeholders, elicit requirements, and develop systems engineering plans, requirements documentation and V&V specifications.

You will help develop and grow the business by assisting with tender and sales activities, identifying opportunities for new or follow-on work, following up leads, and fostering good relationships with clients and potential clients.

Candidates with all levels of experience are welcome to apply.

Essential Requirements:

  • Engineering or IT Degree in communications, computing, or electronics related field
  • Good knowledge and understanding of systems engineering processes and standards, such as the INCOSE handbook, CENELEC 50126, IEC 15288, ISO/IEC 26702 (IEEE 1220)
  • Well-developed analytical and judgment skills for solving complex problems and evaluating alternative courses of action
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced skills and experience with the use of IBM Rational DOORS
  • IBM Rational certification and expertise in other IBM Rational software products
  • Experience in rail and transport projects
  • Working knowledge of safety assurance and demonstration processes
  • Commercial experience in business development activities
  • Previous experience in consultant organisations

Send applications to enquiries@acmena.com.au

Safety Assurance and Reliability Engineers

Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane

  • Play a key role in exciting rail, transportation & other engineering projects
  • Friendly, dynamic engineering and management consultancy         
  • Attractive remuneration package, and great opportunities for career growth

About Acmena

Acmena is an engineering consultancy working in the transportation and other safety-critical systems sectors. We specialise in the integration of systems and software engineering methodologies, including human factors and system safety, with practical program delivery. Our clients include government transport agencies and key project delivery organisations.

Our team is a unique combination of systems engineering, human factors, safety assurance and program management specialists who are passionate about helping to efficiently deliver innovative, high integrity systems that meet the needs of their users.

About the role:
You will be responsible for the efficient delivery of high quality systems and safety assurance services to clients, particularly in the rail industry.  You will be involved in developing safety assurance and reliability engineering strategies, plans and analysis in order to ensure safe and reliable operations and meet regulatory requirements. This may include: hazard analysis, stakeholder workshops, safety case development, hazard log management, risk management, reliability modelling and prediction, requirements analysis, auditing, software assurance, verification and validation activities.

Candidates with all levels of experience are welcome to apply.

Essential Requirements:

  • Engineering or IT Degree
  • Good knowledge and understanding of systems, safety and reliability engineering and assurance processes and standards, such as the INCOSE handbook, CENELEC EN50126, EN50128 & EN50129, IEC 15288, ISO/IEC 26702 (IEEE 1220), iESM, CSM or equivalent
  • Well-developed analytical and judgment skills for solving complex problems and evaluating alternative courses of action
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in rail and transport projects
  • Working knowledge of safety and reliability assurance and demonstration processes
  • Commercial experience in business development activities
  • Previous experience in consultant organisations

Send applications to enquiries@acmena.com.au