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Technical Lead

Requisition ID: R10107767

  • CategoryCategory: Information Technology
  • Location Location: Symonston, Australian Capital Territory, AUS   |  Australia-Fortitude Valley, Queensland, AUS +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: Australia Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret (NV1)
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

At Northrop Grumman Australia, we’re committed to safeguarding Australia’s future by solving our customers’ most challenging problems across Space, Aeronautics and Mission Systems. Part of an industry leading business with over 85,000 employees around the world, we’re utilising that depth and expertise to define what is possible – delivering world-class defence capabilities for Australia. And world-class careers for our people

Due to recent growth and expansion of our Secure Network Solutions portfolio, Northrop Grumman Australia is seeking to appoint a Technical Lead with ICT system architecture experience to support this success.

Your role:

As a newly acquired Program supporting the ADF’s enhanced joint C4 systems, you will be working with our Secure Network Solutions Business Unit which develops and supports advanced communications products and services for the ADF and other Government agencies.

Growing and leading a team, you will set up engineering and technical activities over the program’s lifecycle including architecture and proposed solution artefacts. Supported by a team of like-minded professionals, you will get the program off the ground by gathering requirements and specifications for the technical aspects of the program working collaboratively with Commonwealth stakeholders as well as local and US-based Northrop Grumman team members.

About you:

As the most senior technical member of the program, you will be well-versed in leading and growing technical teams. You come from a relevant IT, Software or Computer Systems background ideally with experience supporting Command and Control software applications.

You have strong foundational knowledge and experience across different methodologies (e.g. Agile) and best practices. A nice to have is experience working within Defence (CASG, CIOG, JCG etc.), however knowledge of working in a heavily regulated environment is also good.

This position is ideally based in Canberra or Brisbane. Flexible work options are available.

What’s in it for you:

Whatever your role, life stage or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns. 

  • Professional Development – further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training
  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including 9 day fortnight 
  • Purchased annual leave
  • Salary packaging including novated car leases
  • Generous paid parental leave 
  • Volunteer Leave
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Employee Assistance Program

Defining Possible means something different to each one of us. What’s Your Possible?

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Note: As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, you will need to be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, so your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

This position reports to Symonston, Australian Capital Territory, AUS, however, this position can also be worked from Australia-Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Queensland, AUS.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.