JP9131 - Test & Evaluation Manager

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Job Type:Full Time

Who we are:

Downer Defence Systems provides a broad range of professional and managed services, asset sustainment and estate upkeep services to the Australian Defence Force, the New Zealand Defence Force and other government agencies.

About the Role:

Downer Defence are currently seeking a Test & Evaluation (T&E) manager to be a key member of one of our Defence project systems engineering teams. The T&E manager is responsible for planning, coordinating, executing and reporting on T&E activities as well as demonstrating to the project Design Acceptance Representative (DAR) and the user community that the delivered system meets technical regulatory requirements and fulfills user needs.
The T&E manager collaborates with internal and external stakeholders in the planning, conduct and reporting of T&E activities.


  • Analyse test results and Report Test outcomes to PDO staff in a timely manner.
  • Deploy and Manage Test staff during Test events.
  • Analyse and store OQE against requirements.
  • Assist CEng/DCEng in preparation and updating of the EMS.
  • Update Test Management Plan as Required.
  • Communicate with T&E stakeholders (SDMO,JCG).
  • Liaise with End User groups for T&E activities and Requirements V&V.
  • Provide advice to project staff on Test V&V.
  • Coach and mentor the project team.
  • Ensure consistent communication and flow of information across channels within the project team, to senior executives and other stakeholders that is tailored to their needs.

Essential Experience:

  • Government and Defence experience.
  • Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) experience and Acceptance Test and Evaluation (AT&E) in the Defence environment.
  • Project management.


  • Military operations knowledge.
  • Systems engineering.
  • Cyberspace warfare

Security :

Candidates must be Australian citizens with a minimum NV1 security clearance or be eligible to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance prior to commencement of engagement. Applicants residing outside of Australia or non-citizens will not be considered.

To register your interest hit "Apply now" or contact Jason at for more details.

(Please note: Downer does not accept applications via email)