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Updated: Sep 25, 2019

  • Department of Defence

  • Applications Close 6PM Friday 6 September 2019

  • Contract to end June 2020 (& 2 x 12 Month Extension Options)

  • Baseline Clearance Required (and ability to obtain NV1)


To develop a Vehicle Standard Operating Environment (VSOE) to provide a standardised operating system between computing hardware and mission applications. This environment is intended to allow the hosting of multiple applications on shared computing infrastructure with appropriate isolation.

Scope Of The Task

This position is primarily a technical hands-on role with responsibility to develop a AS Generic Vehicle Architecture (GVA) compliant VSOE with integrated platform services. This will include configuration of the hosting environment, development and integration of platform services applications to meet capability and security requirements. Development will be informed by vehicle and vehicle sub-system needs and work to a staged delivery of minimum viable environments that can be integrated onto vehicle platforms.

It is expected that the majority of services delivered under this contract will be at a Defence facility in Melbourne VIC or Land Network Integration Centre, Canberra ACT. Some interstate travel may be required to support project stakeholder acquisition and sustainment activities, working groups, as well as field trials or exercises. International travel may be required to support Army engagement priorities and exercises.


The following activities and deliverables are envisaged during the term of this engagement:

  • Develop software applications independently or as part of a team.

  • Contribute to software requirements specification and design documentation.

  • Support system troubleshooting activities.

  • Provide technical advice to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Provide progress updates and advice to management and the development team.

  • Provide other services as tasked the SO2 Land Combat System Architecture.

Essential Experience

It is highly desirable that you will have:

  1. Experience (greater than 8 years) in software development (C/C++ 11).

  2. Experience developing software for Linux operating systems.

  3. Experience with publish subscribe middleware (eg. OMG DDS, MQTT or similar).

  4. Ability to provide technical advice grounded in the broader business requirement

Preferred Experience, But Not Essential

  1. Experience with military electronic systems integration (eg. Avionics, Naval Combat Systems) or high reliability software development (eg. rail industry systems).

  2. Understanding of systems engineering processes.

  3. Experience developing technical documentation.

  4. Experience working within Agile project management frameworks.

  5. Experience with code management tools such as Git.



We will contact you to request further information needed

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