All Orbits, All Planets - Join us on our journeyGilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.To support the Program Manager Launch Vehicles to ensure the smooth running of the Electrical Engineering department and lead a talented team of engineers through the research, development, test and delivery of advanced launch vehicle power and electrical sub-systems as well as complex electrical ground infrastructure and control systems.You will lead the high performing team in activities throughout the entire engineering life cycle from scoping to design, prototyping, qualification and through to manufacture and through life support. Document and communicate across teams to ensure duties are performed in an efficient and timely manner whilst adhering to Gilmour Space policies and procedures.Duties and Responsibilities:The responsibilities listed are not exhaustive, they represent examples of the work performed by this position. You will be required to perform other duties within your skills and abilities.Lead and manage a team of engineers developing complex power, electrical and control systems.Fulfill role of design authority for Electrical Engineering design engineering department outputs.Provide technical leadership, expert direction, mentorship and support of the development, work allocation for the department.Ensure very high standard of department engineering activities whilst maintain efficient high paced output through application of balanced process, education, communication and delegated accountabilityDerive project work packages, develop and administer approach plans and schedules and ensure resources, risks and issues are managed to achieve aggressive deadlines and targetsCarefully manage and balance resources across multiple work packages and tasks to deliver necessary outcomesPlan and forecast resource needs according to future effortUtilise the full spectrum of the design, analysis, test, and manufacturing tools to create optimised power, electrical and control systemsSupervise and authorise range of complex test activities to required policies and standardsEnsure department engineering activities and documentation are conducted in accordance with Gilmour Space policies, plans and proceduresLiaise and develop relationships with suppliers and manufacturing subcontractorsWork across our multidisciplinary team including other engineering, technical and operational disciplines.Other duties as requested by ManagementMinimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience:NER / RPEQ / CPEng or ability to obtain5+ years of demonstrated expertise with the design, analysis, development, test and operation of Electrical EngineeringBachelor’s degree in Electrical EngineeringWorking knowledge of Australian Electrical Standards and CodesDemonstrated ability to lead a high-performance engineering team and solve complex problemsExperience managing projects including schedule and work package managementMust be capable of obtaining and maintaining an Australian Government NV Level 1 Security Clearance.Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience:Experience designing products for high criticality applications such as aerospace, automotive, defence, medical, mining, or transportAdvanced manufacturing experienceConformance to standards testing experienceWell-developed communication, interpersonal, conflict resolution skillsProven ability to prioritise and manage work demands and deliver outcomesSystems Engineering process knowledge and experienceMulti-disciplinary engineering qualifications or experience like mechanical, software or RF engineeringTeamwork / Leadership / Interpersonal:Leadership, motivational and/or negotiating skill. Anticipates and responds to the needs of othersWell-developed communication, interpersonal, conflict resolution skillsProven Ability to prioritize and manage work demands and deliver outcomesSelf-motivated, results oriented with a high level of attention to detailDemonstrated commitment to health and safety, quality assurance, continuous improvement, and environmental managementPolicies and ProceduresAll Gilmour Space policies and procedures form part of all Employees’ terms of engagement and position descriptions. Employees of Gilmour Space are to ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures as updated from time to time. On occasion you may be required to attend training on policies and procedures.

Lead Electrical Engineer

All Orbits, All Planets - Join us on our journey

Gilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.

To support the Program Manager Launch Vehicles to ensure the smooth running of the Electrical Engineering department and lead a talented team of engineers through the research, development, test and delivery of advanced launch vehicle power and electrical sub-systems as well as complex electrical ground infrastructure and control systems.

You will lead the high performing team in activities throughout the entire engineering life cycle from scoping to design, prototyping, qualification and through to manufacture and through life support. Document and communicate across teams to ensure duties are performed in an efficient and timely manner whilst adhering to Gilmour Space policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The responsibilities listed are not exhaustive, they represent examples of the work performed by this position. You will be required to perform other duties within your skills and abilities.

  • Lead and manage a team of engineers developing complex power, electrical and control systems.
  • Fulfill role of design authority for Electrical Engineering design engineering department outputs.
  • Provide technical leadership, expert direction, mentorship and support of the development, work allocation for the department.
  • Ensure very high standard of department engineering activities whilst maintain efficient high paced output through application of balanced process, education, communication and delegated accountability
  • Derive project work packages, develop and administer approach plans and schedules and ensure resources, risks and issues are managed to achieve aggressive deadlines and targets
  • Carefully manage and balance resources across multiple work packages and tasks to deliver necessary outcomes
  • Plan and forecast resource needs according to future effort
  • Utilise the full spectrum of the design, analysis, test, and manufacturing tools to create optimised power, electrical and control systems
  • Supervise and authorise range of complex test activities to required policies and standards
  • Ensure department engineering activities and documentation are conducted in accordance with Gilmour Space policies, plans and procedures
  • Liaise and develop relationships with suppliers and manufacturing subcontractors
  • Work across our multidisciplinary team including other engineering, technical and operational disciplines.
  • Other duties as requested by Management

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • NER / RPEQ / CPEng or ability to obtain
  • 5+ years of demonstrated expertise with the design, analysis, development, test and operation of Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Working knowledge of Australian Electrical Standards and Codes
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a high-performance engineering team and solve complex problems
  • Experience managing projects including schedule and work package management
  • Must be capable of obtaining and maintaining an Australian Government NV Level 1 Security Clearance.

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience designing products for high criticality applications such as aerospace, automotive, defence, medical, mining, or transport
  • Advanced manufacturing experience
  • Conformance to standards testing experience
  • Well-developed communication, interpersonal, conflict resolution skills
  • Proven ability to prioritise and manage work demands and deliver outcomes
  • Systems Engineering process knowledge and experience
  • Multi-disciplinary engineering qualifications or experience like mechanical, software or RF engineering

Teamwork / Leadership / Interpersonal:

  • Leadership, motivational and/or negotiating skill. Anticipates and responds to the needs of others
  • Well-developed communication, interpersonal, conflict resolution skills
  • Proven Ability to prioritize and manage work demands and deliver outcomes
  • Self-motivated, results oriented with a high level of attention to detail
  • Demonstrated commitment to health and safety, quality assurance, continuous improvement, and environmental management

Policies and Procedures

All Gilmour Space policies and procedures form part of all Employees’ terms of engagement and position descriptions. Employees of Gilmour Space are to ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures as updated from time to time. On occasion you may be required to attend training on policies and procedures.