Application Engineer

Application Engineer

Job Title: Application Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 2915531
Contact Name: Aaron Breban
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 08, 2019 19:15

Job Description

Job Description:
The Specialist Applications Engineer is required to prepare, configure and support intermediate level tactical and IP Networked Systems. These systems would generally have been designed by a Systems Engineer or higher level Applications Engineer for this Applications Engineer to implement. 
The Specialist Applications Engineer will be required to work as part of a team or as an individual and engage with other Engineers, Sales Specialists, Program Managers (PM), Account Managers (AM) and Customers.  Based in Brisbane, Australia, with extensive international and domestic travel. Current and projected activities or Programs in Australian, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. 

  • Responsible for field and office based technical support of RF Communications tactical radio equipment in the HF, VHF, UHF and SHF RF spectrum
  • Responsible for the operational quality of system equipment
  • Provides pre-sales and/or post-sale technical support of company products/systems.
  • Provides, presents and interprets design, application and service information to sales staff and customers
  • May assist with the design of minor systems to satisfy customer needs
  • Assesses and analyzes technical application of company products and competing equipment to meet customer needs
  • May assist with the preparation and presentation of sales proposals through the provision of technical and non-technical drawings; equipment specifications and technical paragraph text
  • Provides follow-up support in disseminating technical information on specific applications
  • May install, configure, operate, maintain, repair or modify customer equipment or software
  • Provides guidance and training to customer personnel in establishing operation, maintenance and inspection procedures and techniques
  • Analyzes and troubleshoots equipment failures to determine cause and recommends and/or performs corrective action
  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience
  • 7+ years previous experience working with military tactical radio communications.
  • 3+ years previous experience working with Harris tactical radio products.
  • Field engineering experience with tactical radio equipment including installation, operation, fault finding and basic maintenance of static and mobile installations.
  • Educated to HNC level or equivalent, engineering or related discipline.
  • Current Australian SECRET Security Clearance or ability to attain an Australian SECRET Security Clearance.
Preferred Skills:
  • Integration of third party vendor software
  • CCNA or ICND 1 qualified or trained
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE)
  • Microsoft Office Suite / VISIO Pro software experience
  • An experienced communications engineer with a strong background in military communications who can work independently or as part of a team. 
  • Ability to converse with CoA and international personnel in order to provide support to program bids, existing programs, tradeshows or demonstrations.
  • Willing to travel extensively international and domestic, to support remote customers in the field and at fixed base locations.
  • Willing to live and work in remote areas with very basic logistical support, sanitation, medical support, extreme heat and for extended hours.
  • Willing to undergo additional training if required to then work at significant heights on towers/masts and work on offshore platforms.

For any further information please don't hesitate to contact Aaron Breban at or on 0439394902