First listed on: 17 December 2021
Science and Technology Program Leader - Integrated Force


Executive Level 2 (S&T Level 8)
$177,313 - $193,989 (plus super)
Fairbairn - ACT

The Role
In this role you will be the Analytical Authority providing a critical review and guiding analytical approaches. You will lead the whole-of-Defence LaunchPad initiative, which will demonstrate emerging and disruptive technologies, in part developed by Science Technology and Research (STaR) Shots
The role requires you to advance state-of-art force design approaches and methodologies to support on-going improvements to strengthen decision making, including the development of new tool sets for options development analysis, portfolio analysis and optimisation, and modelling and simulation.

You will also shape the development of future Defence concepts and conceptualise how the future force will operate and conduct the design and analysis of joint experiments applying appropriate wargaming techniques within DSTG’s Joint Experimentation and Wargaming Laboratory

You will undertake deep dive analytical studies examining topics longitudinally and in depth, applying detailed modelling and simulation and advice on S&T developments to shape Future force directions and opportunities, through inputs to concepts and experimentation from Technology Foresight, STaRShots and the broader DSTG S&T program.

We also have another two roles on offer which may be of interest to you. Please click the job title for further information. They are:

Science and Technology Research Leader - Joint Warfare Operations

Science and Technology Research Leader - Maritime Capability Analysis

About our Team
Joint and Operations Analysis Division support the decision making of the Department of Defence, through the use of mathematical modelling, military experimentation and judgement based analysis. We draw upon our diverse backgrounds, skills experience and knowledge to provide a capability edge to Defence across the strategic, operational and tactical level. Our team commits to excellence in science and supports a diverse, professional and safe environment for our people. We are guided by the Defence Values and Behaviours and promote a culture which values the contribution of all team members. We provide professional development opportunities allowing our team to maintain an industry advantage. Our Team offers the opportunity for a long-standing career where you will be supported to grow and develop through innovation, teamwork and leadership.

Our Ideal Candidate
Our ideal candidate has exemplary communications skills and is able to represent DSTG in senior committees. You will be able to negotiate complex work programs and build multi-disciplinary teams across DSTG and Defence more broadly. You will have an international reputation for excellence in managing science and technology programs, which deliver high impact outcomes.

Application Closing Date: Monday 24 January, 2022

For further information please review the job information pack, reference DSTG/07045/21, on  


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