Asset Lifecycle Data Engineer

Babcock International Group, the engineering services company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services for over a century. With revenue of around AU$9 billion in 2016/17, we help customers improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within our market sectors of Marine, Land and Aviation, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training. In Australia and New Zealand, Babcock employs over 725 staff and operates across aviation, marine, defence, mining and construction, cyber security and engineering consultancy.

Naval Ship Management (NSM) is a joint venture between Babcock and UGL and currently has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Asset Lifecycle Data Engineer to join NSM based in Rockingham.

The Asset Lifecycle Data Engineer will be responsible for the development and maintenance of analytical tools and reports used in the analysis and management of complex physical asset systems. Additionally they will assist in developing and implementing an Asset Health framework which will inform whole of life management planning and support a data driven decision making process

To be the successful candidate for this position you will require the following technical experience:

  • Develop, maintain and update analytical tools and reports in support of organisational and  asset management objectives

  • Uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from data in various forms, both structured and unstructured.

  • Develop and Implement asset health analytics and reporting systems, either internally or by driving requirements through contractors.

  • Drive development of a Life Cycle Cost Modelling capability.

  • Drive development of Asset System Health Monitoring, Total Cost of Ownership and Life Cycle Costing Toolsets.

  • Support the Asset Lifecycle Technical Officers and Engineers in the use of the developed analytical toolsets.

  • Contribute/own data management & analysis requirement & techniques to enhance asset condition monitoring strategies and opportunities.

  • Drive and participate in continuous improvement initiatives associated with the Lifecycle Team and the Warship Asset Management Agreement Enterprise.


About You

This role will align with an experienced technical data scientist or data modeller with a mechanical aptitude that has a proven track record of delivery within a complex technical engineering environment. You will possess strong engagement within a similar technical role and this will be supported by a degree qualification in an associated discipline. You will have the ability to communicate concepts to a general user audience and have strong experience in data analytics and data visualisation along with a good working knowledge/appreciation of Asset Management. Additionally you will have extensive Microsoft Excel skills and high level programming skills in SQL, Visual Basic .NET and SharePoint.

You will be a confident team player that has a passion for identifying and driving change and enjoys working within a team environment but can also work autonomously as required. You will have exceptional time management and organisational experience coupled with an ability to prioritise, plan and organise your work load and timeframes with a strong attention to detail.  The successful candidate will have a proven ability to adapt and learn new systems and processes quickly

About us:

In return NSM offers a supportive and engaging environment where you have the opportunity to drive change and the autonomy to deliver operational excellence and best practice within a global organisation that has an enviable reputation for delivering excellence. Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety and environment and diversity so if you would like to be part of an exciting and engaged team, then please register your interest via the ‘Apply Now” button below

Applicants must be eligible for an Australian Defence Security Clearance.


Job no: IGAM80924-3

Location: Rockingham - WA

Closing Date: Sunday, 23 December 2018