About the Role

The Senior Consultant will have significant experience in systems engineering practice applied to complex, safety-critical, socio-technical systems, particularly in the rail domain.

You will develop and deliver services using advanced systems engineering practice, and be considered highly experienced in one or more core systems engineering competency areas.

You will be responsible for the management and delivery of projects to clients within the related designated practice.

You will exercise a high degree of independence in approach, considerable originality, ingenuity and judgement in formulating solutions or resolving complex systems engineering issues. Your work products will be accurate and authoritative, requiring no supervision to achieve successful outcomes for our clients. Your advice and actions are expected to expedite successful achievements in your areas of expertise.

You will help develop and grow the business in all areas, by assisting with tender and sales activities, identifying opportunities for new or follow-on work, following up leads in areas of expertise within Acmena in and outside your own field, and fostering good relationships with clients and potential clients.

Required Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience 

  • Degree in Electrical/ Electro-mechanical Engineering, or Electronics or Communication, or similar technical disciplines.
  • Master’s degree or professional certifications are advantageous.
  • Seven or more years of systems engineering consulting, with a proven track record of customer focus, including the ability to foster long-term client relationships.
  • Experience interpreting and applying relevant standards in engineering delivery projects (e.g., AREMA, CENELEC, ISO/IEC, IEEE).
  • Experience leading or guiding multiple/ large project teams on system scope and technical processes.
  • Five years’ experience with the use of DOORS or other requirements management tools.
  • Five years’ experience in the rail industry or other transportation industry
  • Advanced communication skills, including business writing and presentations.
  • Experience in engineering of Mainline or Mass transit systems involving train control, signaling, SCADA or communication deliveries in Railway projects.
  • Working experience across the full systems engineering lifecycle, from requirements definition through to commissioning of safety critical and high reliability systems.
  • Working knowledge of safety demonstration processes.
  • Well-developed analytical and judgement skills for solving complex problems and evaluating alternative courses of action.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of requirement management tools (usage and maintenance).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of change control management tools and processes.

We are committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ and mature age workers.

Senior Consultant - Systems Engineering

Brisbane | Sydney | Melbourne

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