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Aerospace Modelling and Simulation/Electronic Warfare Engineer

Inovor Technologies Full Time

Job Description

Modelling and Simulation/Electronic Warfare Engineer

Reports to: Team Leader, Modelling and Simulation

Location: Defence, Science and Technology Group (DSTG), Edinburgh, South Australia.

Hours of work: Full Time

Remuneration: Negotiable based on experience


Company Profile

We are a proudly Australian defence and space company located in South Australia. We offer specialist research and development services at the leading edge of technology for Defence and commercial customers. We provide services across several key areas including countermeasures and electronic warfare, simulation and modelling, space surveillance mission systems and systems engineering.

We also develop satellite technologies and build spacecraft for our civilian and defence customers at our head office in Lot Fourteen, Adelaide.


Position Description

We are seeking a Scientist or Engineer to join our Modelling and Simulation Team to contribute to our modelling and simulation, and electronic warfare capabilities. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with leading experts both from Inovor and our customer to deliver recommendations to Defence clients.

You will be working on a project supporting the acquisition and operational capability of a newly acquired Royal Australian Navy electronic warfare countermeasure system. Using modelling and simulation of missile engagements, you will contribute to the generation of mission data that the system requires to be effective. As a new system, you will help to develop the algorithms, processes, and procedures for mission data generation.

You will be responsible for:

  • Developing, working with, and maintaining existing radio-frequency and electro-optic dynamic models and integrating them in different simulation environments.
  • Data analytics from simulation and real-world trial of electronic warfare threat countermeasure systems.
  • Technical report writing.
  • Engaging with and meeting defence requirements


Reporting Relationships and Key Stakeholders

This position reports to the Team Leader, Modelling and Simulation.

The position will work closely with our:

  • Modelling and Simulation team.
  • Customer’s technical team.

Professional Competencies and Attributes


Diversity and Inclusion

  • An understanding and commitment to embracing the diversity of backgrounds and perspectives of all so that we feel welcome, integrated, and included in our workplace.


Interpersonal skills

  • Excellent technical and customer-focussed writing skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills that enable you to establish a great working relationship with our team and our customers.
  • Emotional intelligence that supports working in a small and agile company with other highly focussed, intelligent people.


Analytical thinking

  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills.


Criteria – Essential

We are seeking talented scientists or engineers who have:

  • A relevant degree in Engineering, Science or Computer Science.
  • Experience using Python and/or C++.
  • Eligibility for, or an existing, Australian NV1 security clearance. To meet this, candidates must be Australian citizens.


Criteria – Desirable

  • RF modelling, design, and signal processing.
  • Software skills across a range of languages (Python, C/C++).
  • Experience with electro-optic systems.
  • Simulation and modelling of aerospace systems.
  • Foundation in statistics, data processing and analysis.
  • Report writing and customer engagement.


Our Vision

To be a world-class small satellite and defence technical services provider.


Important to Know

We are very passionate about defence and space!

We value work/life balance and provide a flexible working environment in order to recruit and retain the best people. We therefore welcome applications for full-time, part-time, and flexible work arrangements.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and actively encourage women and people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Island descent, to apply to join our workplace where diversity and cultural safety are paramount.

Applying for this position:

Please forward your resume with a maximum two page covering letter addressing the professional competencies and attributes, essential criteria and relevant skills and knowledge.

Please include your salary expectation in the application.


Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

About Inovor Technologies

Inovor Technologies is a leader in space technology, providing specialist development services and advanced satellite mission solutions to a range of clients and industries including defence and commercial customers.

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