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Lead Research and Development

Gilmour Space Technologies

Gilmour Space Technologies

Australia · Queensland, Australia · yatala qld 4207, australia
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
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.The Lead of Research and Development will assist the Chief Engineer with the smooth running of the Chief Engineering department R&D section to design, test and manufacture orbital class rockets, satellites, defence products. Document and communicate across teams to ensure duties are performed in an efficient and timely manner whilst adhering to Gilmour Space policies and procedures.Why you should join our mission:You will be joining a team that is working together to achieve the unimaginable for human access to space. You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential through continuous learning and embracing change. This role also offers:Unique opportunity to join a rocket company based on the Gold Coast, AustraliaExperience the buzz of working and contributing towards a rocket launch- Join the team now to be onboard in time for our launch dateWork in a passionate, vibrant and welcoming team that’s driven by its culture that emphasizes safety and conducts initiatives such as team BBQsExpand your skills and knowledge into the innovative aerospace industryEasy access from the M1How you will contribute to our mission in getting Australia to space:The below is designed to give you an idea of the role you will play. There will be many more exciting and innovative things to do.Work with the Chief Engineer, Department heads, and the program manager in the planning, management, execution, and implementation of engineering projects. Work closely with other heads of department and senior engineers in the management and development of strategic planning.Provide leadership, oversight, and direct support across all facets of engineering ensuring a profound understanding of new and relevant technologies for the purposes of the different product lines of the company.Assist in formulating theoretical designs of aerospace /aeronautical products/systems that can meet the requirements of the business.Assist in directing and coordinating activities of engineering, designing, modifying, fabricating, and testing of various products and sub systems.Assist in strategic planning and establishing external strategic relationships with potential partners, customers, and collaborators within the Aerospace and related industries.Planning and conducting operational, experimental, and environmental tests on prototypes and models of aerospace and aircraft equipment and systems.Assist in writing technical reports & other documentations like operating procedures, guides and handbooks that can be used by management, engineering staff and external bodies as required.Lead and support the development and work allocation of the junior team Lead in the Directing of Research & Development programs.Reviewing performance reports & documentation from field engineers, troubleshooting damaged products, or malfunctioning to detect the problem.Remain up to date with cutting-edge technologies and industry best practices, absorbing relevant and suitable technology based on projected benefitsEnsure projects are delivered on time in full and any variations are communicated clearly to the Chief Engineer, Program Manager and broader leadership team.Continue to analyse, monitor and improve efficiency and stability of systems.Other duties as required by Management.Mandatory Qualifications, Skills and Experience:Bachelor’s degree in an engineering disciplineNV1 Security Clearance eligible preferred7+ years of experience in a professional engineering setting (excluding internships)Highly developed Project Management and Systems Engineering skillsAdvanced knowledge of engineering analysis tools and CAD systemsDesired Qualifications, Skills and ExperienceWe recognise you may not meet all of the below, but don’t let that deter you. We are always looking for hard workers to join our team, so what are you waiting for? Let’s send Australia to space!Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering (Propulsion, Space Vehicles or Aeronautics)Demonstrated project/task management, execution, analysis, and product development capabilitiesExperience building and leading engineering teams with excellent troubleshooting capabilitiesStrong Leadership skills with a minimum of 5+ years in a similar role within the Aerospace or related industriesExperience in space systems engineering, risk assessment, cost modeling and analysis Good understanding and working knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation/requirementsProficient in Microsoft Office applicationsTeamwork/Leadership/InterpersonalLeadership, motivational and/or negotiating skill. Anticipates and responds to the needs of othersDemonstrated leadership skills, having ability to move cross functional groups in a unified directionWell-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 managementHow to Apply:If you are a proactive team player with a passion to get Australia to space and a desire to succeed, please apply now by clicking the apply button and including your resume and cover letter or head to our website: CAREER | Gilmour Space Technologies | Rocket launch provider (gspace.com). Gilmour Space Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions.

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Lead Research and Development

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.

The Lead of Research and Development will assist the Chief Engineer with the smooth running of the Chief Engineering department R&D section to design, test and manufacture orbital class rockets, satellites, defence products. Document and communicate across teams to ensure duties are performed in an efficient and timely manner whilst adhering to Gilmour Space policies and procedures.

Why you should join our mission:

You will be joining a team that is working together to achieve the unimaginable for human access to space. You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential through continuous learning and embracing change. This role also offers:

  • Unique opportunity to join a rocket company based on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Experience the buzz of working and contributing towards a rocket launch- Join the team now to be onboard in time for our launch date
  • Work in a passionate, vibrant and welcoming team that’s driven by its culture that emphasizes safety and conducts initiatives such as team BBQs
  • Expand your skills and knowledge into the innovative aerospace industry
  • Easy access from the M1

How you will contribute to our mission in getting Australia to space:

The below is designed to give you an idea of the role you will play. There will be many more exciting and innovative things to do.

  • Work with the Chief Engineer, Department heads, and the program manager in the planning, management, execution, and implementation of engineering projects.
  • Work closely with other heads of department and senior engineers in the management and development of strategic planning.
  • Provide leadership, oversight, and direct support across all facets of engineering ensuring a profound understanding of new and relevant technologies for the purposes of the different product lines of the company.
  • Assist in formulating theoretical designs of aerospace /aeronautical products/systems that can meet the requirements of the business.
  • Assist in directing and coordinating activities of engineering, designing, modifying, fabricating, and testing of various products and sub systems.
  • Assist in strategic planning and establishing external strategic relationships with potential partners, customers, and collaborators within the Aerospace and related industries.
  • Planning and conducting operational, experimental, and environmental tests on prototypes and models of aerospace and aircraft equipment and systems.
  • Assist in writing technical reports & other documentations like operating procedures, guides and handbooks that can be used by management, engineering staff and external bodies as required.
  • Lead and support the development and work allocation of the junior team
  • Lead in the Directing of Research & Development programs.
  • Reviewing performance reports & documentation from field engineers, troubleshooting damaged products, or malfunctioning to detect the problem.
  • Remain up to date with cutting-edge technologies and industry best practices, absorbing relevant and suitable technology based on projected benefits
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time in full and any variations are communicated clearly to the Chief Engineer, Program Manager and broader leadership team.
  • Continue to analyse, monitor and improve efficiency and stability of systems.
  • Other duties as required by Management.

Mandatory Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline
  • NV1 Security Clearance eligible preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in a professional engineering setting (excluding internships)
  • Highly developed Project Management and Systems Engineering skills
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering analysis tools and CAD systems

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience

We recognise you may not meet all of the below, but don’t let that deter you. We are always looking for hard workers to join our team, so what are you waiting for? Let’s send Australia to space!

  • Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering (Propulsion, Space Vehicles or Aeronautics)
  • Demonstrated project/task management, execution, analysis, and product development capabilities
  • Experience building and leading engineering teams with excellent troubleshooting capabilities
  • Strong Leadership skills with a minimum of 5+ years in a similar role within the Aerospace or related industries
  • Experience in space systems engineering, risk assessment, cost modeling and analysis
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation/requirements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

Teamwork/Leadership/Interpersonal

  • Leadership, motivational and/or negotiating skill. Anticipates and responds to the needs of others
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, having ability to move cross functional groups in a unified direction
  • 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

How to Apply:

If you are a proactive team player with a passion to get Australia to space and a desire to succeed, please apply now by clicking the apply button and including your resume and cover letter or head to our website: CAREER | Gilmour Space Technologies | Rocket launch provider (gspace.com).

Gilmour Space Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions.

7 June 2024Yatala Queensland, AustraliaBase Salary SuperFull TimeEngineeringOther

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