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Design Systems Analyst (FORAN)

BAE Systems

Location: Osborne

Job Type: Full time


Design Systems Analyst (FORAN)

  • All Systems GO! Drive the next generation of defence capability delivery
  • Opportunity to apply your application support skills in a large engineering environment
  • BAE Systems Australia offers a hybrid working arrangement and a 9 day fortnight option which is a great opportunity to support flexible working

At BAE Systemswe are all systems go as we continue to drive innovation and seek passionate and talented people to join our business. We currently have a exciting opportunity as an Design Systems Analyst (FORAN) within Maritime AustraliaThis role will ideally be based out of Adelaide however we can be flexible to accommodate other locations

What this opportunity will mean for you:

  • Purposeful work where your efforts are recognized in an environment where you can thrive
  • Joining an organisation that is passionate about developing some of the most impressive careers in the world
  • Industry-leading flexibility options to unlock the talent and diversity of every individual
  • Unique opportunities to contribute to programs of national significance whilst growing your skills
  • A strong safety culture, inclusive teams and work to be proud of, underpinned by a compelling set of values
  • BAE Systems Australia offers a hybrid working arrangement and a 9 day fortnight option which is a great opportunity to support flexible working

Your new role:
As a Senior Systems Analysts you will be responsible for providing support to users of the primary 3D modelling and 2D drawing software. You will also be responsible for configuring the CAD system to support the business requirements, development and documentation of processes and procedures and work closely with Business Analysts to develop solutions.
More specifically you will:

  • Providing support to users of the primary 3D modelling and 2D drawing software
  • Monitor application performance
  • Configuration of the CAD system to support the business requirements
  • Develop and document processes and procedures in conjunction with the end users to maximise the benefit from the Engineering tools
  • Script development.
  • Work closely with Business Analysts to develop solutions
  • Creation of application User Guides and Process Instructions.
  • Interaction with Projects personnel for modelling requirements definition.
  • Creation of training course materials and training delivery.
  • Assist with the definition of CAD software enhancement requirement.
  • User Access management.
  • Assess new versions of the Engineering software from the supplier for benefits to the business. Provide input to decision on whether to adopt new versions of the software.
  • Creation and execution of test plans for new software versions
  • Liaise with the UK based teams who support the Engineering tools to receive and provide input on the management and configuration of the software.
  • The IM&T and the wider HCFP team will be operating as ‘One Team' across multiple sites and time zones. Due to this it will be expected that the team members will adopt a ‘Smart Working' approach by being flexible in their start and finish times to maintain a work life balance. Frequent early morning (UK & Spain) meetings and evening (AU) meetings will be required to ensure we are aligned.

About you
As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:

  • Good problem solving skills to identify root cause of issues and develop resolution to software issues Raising issues with Vendors
  • Experience in using/supporting 3D CAD systems on large Engineering projects
  • Understanding of Detailed Design process
  • Working from an IM&T help desk system, familiar with the ITIL framework
  • Worked within the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Experience in the JavaScript (ECMAS Script) would be a benefit

Research shows that some candidates hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don't meet 100% of the criteria. So, if this opportunity excites you and you have the right foundational experience and qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Whether it be for this role or another, your skills and competencies are of interest to us.

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.
Further information regarding clearances is available at:
Applications should be addressed to: Calvin Ebenezer - Talent Acquisition Specialist – IM&T and made online here. Confidential enquiries are welcome via email:
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Our culture
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment where our people can thrive. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of our employees are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation.
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