BAE Systems Australia is the largest provider of sustainment products and services for Royal Australia Navy assets, and holds long-term support positions on many front-line complex surface ship assets.

As part of the company's Maritime business, Maritime Sustainment's services include all aspects of engineering, maintenance and supply services.

Why work for BAE Systems?
BAE Systems has been providing some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions to the men and women of the Australian Defence Force for 65 years. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 3,500 across Australia.

Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

  • Career opportunities
    Our highly skilled team work collaboratively with our customer and suppliers to deliver a wide range of contracted services. Our core capabilities and career development opportunities include:

  • Project Management
    We offer a wide range of project management roles at all experience levels, across all of our programs.

  • Engineering
    Our engineering and technical teams work across a wide range of disciplines including mechanical, electrical, systems, communication and structural engineering, configuration management, technical writing, asset performance and naval architecture.

  • Digital sustainment
    Digital Sustainment is home to a team of professionals who capture, analyse and deliver new technologies and processes. This team specialising in facilitating project and organisational transformations ensuring our most valuable asset, our people, have the right tools at the right time.

We also have a number of enabling functions made up of professional teams who support our key programs. These functions include; Safety, Health and Environment, Human Resources, Supply Chain Management, Commercial and Procurement, Quality, Finance, IT, Strategy and Business Development, Risk Management, Security and Business Improvement and Change.

Our key programs
Our current key programs with the Royal Australian Navy include:

  • Destroyer Guided Missile (DDG) Transition Support Period Managing Contractor
  • Hydrographic In-Service Support
  • ANZAC Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) East

Where we're located
We operate from several locations across Australia, including Sydney (Garden Island and the CBD), Adelaide, Cairns, Williamstown in Victoria and Rockingham in Western Australia.

What it's like to work here

How we work collaboratively with the Royal Australian Navy and other industry partners


People of BAE Systems Australia

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Join our team

With a wide range of projects, platforms and jobs, the career opportunities within Maritime Sustainment and across BAE Systems Australia are endless. Join our team and choose your own rewarding career path!


People are the priority at BAE Systems and as a team, we pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer of choice.

We are committed to environmental zero harm and the safety and well-being of our colleagues. We thrive in a culture that fosters diversity and inclusivity where people lead by example. We also enjoy flexible working practices that allow us to work in a way that suits us best. This flexibility isn't for the few at BAE Systems; it is something we all enjoy.

We seek out and support development to ensure that employees can reach their full potential and we recognise them for the achievements they make and the effort they contribute..

People at BAE Systems work with a sense of pride and purpose, uphold a strong set of values and know, that together, we make a difference.

Joining our team, whether that be on JORN, HFS or another program will open a world of opportunity for you.

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