Flight Test Engineer / Flight Test System Specialist Job at Boeing RIV Site – in Amberley QLD

The Opportunity

BDA and PW-I are business units of Boeing Defence, Space & Security. BDA is a fundamental part of Australia’s Defence Industry, supporting F/A-18, E-7, P-8 and soon to be Apache. PW-I specialises in the development of technologies and creating next generation prototypes of future Boeing products. As a member of the BT&E Test Team, you’ll work across both units.

As a BT&E-Aus Flight Test specialist, you will play a critical role in the development of a range of capabilities. You will collaborate with other Flight Test Team personnel, systems engineers and operators across the Company to develop procedures, safely conduct ground, flight and other operational test, and identify areas for continuing development of each platform. Your input will be essential to development of our system’s integrated hardware and software capability.

The working location is primarily based in the Brisbane/Amberley area; however, some flexibility could be possible. You will be expected to attend other work locations to support test requirements.


  • Perform the role of Test Director during the developmental test of complex platforms
  • Assess the performance and flying qualities of experimental air vehicles
  • Conduct integration and evaluation of complex systems
  • Accept a rare opportunity to play an instrumental role on an Australian first-of-type developmental flight test program
  • Be part of creating the future of Australia’s sovereign military aviation capability.

Experience/ Qualifications

  • Long Course graduate from a recognised Test Pilot School.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience conducting complex test on Military and/or civilian complex systems, including aircraft, vehicles and/or ships.
  • A minimum of six year’s Systems Engineering experience in a Military and/or civilian engineering organisation.
  • An engineering degree, or equivalent technical engineering experience.

Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet defence security requirements.

About Us

Boeing Defence Australia is shaping the future of aerospace and delivering some of the nation’s most important programs for the Australian Defence Force. As a BDA employee, you will join other innovative, ethical people who have the critical skills required to develop and deliver world class capabilities and systems to protect Australia and its national interests. Joining us is a chance to make your mark, working with a diverse team that is united in pushing the boundaries of imagination and excellence.

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are core values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us


  • Flexible working options
  • Study assistance
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Incentive Program
  • Global opportunities

Boeing has implemented a new COVID-19 Vaccination Policy in Australia that requires all new Boeing Australia hires to show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved medical exemption. This role is categorised as Group 1 under the Boeing Australia COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Controls Policy

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and ex-defence personnel are encouraged to apply.

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About the Company

Company: Boeing RIV Site –

Company Location:  Amberley QLD

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