Field Engineer

USV Field Engineer job in Sydney, NSW with frequent travel required. Responsible for operation & servicing.

Your new company
This Australian company is an innovator in the autonomous marine solutions industry and has a proven track record of award-winning projects. They are currently looking for a Field Engineer to join their expanding USV operations and development team.

Your new role
You will be responsible for the operation, servicing and technological development of Unmanned Surface Vessels. This will require you to gain a thorough understanding of the electrical and mechanical systems of the USVs. Tasks may include diagnosing and repairing any issues that arise within the hardware, software and networking systems as well as performing regular servicing and upgrading to ensure all equipment meets operational requirements. Assisting in the launch, recovery, and other hands-on tasks involved with the operation of the USVs will be required as necessary. The opportunity to aid the engineering team with the design, development and integration of all different aspects of the USVs’ systems as well as performing, interpreting, and reporting on the results of field trials will be available as well. This job will require frequent travel to remote locations nationally in order to support the USVs.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering such as electrical, electronics or information systems
  • Ideally you will be someone who has experience with autonomous systems and is comfortable in a maritime environment
  • Be able to develop on Linux and embedded systems, with any experience in Ardupilot, STM32 or oceanography and hydrography instruments being highly desirable
  • You will be flexible with working outside normal hours and willing to travel regularly to remote locations nationally
  • You are eligible to obtain a Baseline Australian Defence Security Clearance

What you'll get in return
You’ll be rewarded with a competitive salary and additional benefits package. This will be a full-time permanent position with a growing company, providing you with an opportunity to develop an exciting career within the defence industry.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in this position and feel you have the skills described to be successful, click ‘apply now’ or for more information and a confidential discussion or to find out about more opportunities within the Defence Industry contact Riley O’Keefe at Hays on 02 9249 2275 or email

LHS 297508 #2668012


Job Type
NSW, Sydney CBD

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Riley OKeefe, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Sydney
Level 13, Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley Square

Telephone: 0292492275