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Technical Author

BOEING - Brisbane City, QLD

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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.

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.

We currently employ more than 2,500 people across 14 sites in Australia and three international locations and have a range of opportunities available as we plan for future growth.

The opportunity

Boeing Defence Australia is looking to recruit a Technical Author to support our Wakulda program. The role will be based in Adelaide or Brisbane.

Wakulda is a world-leading air defence command and control system and is a core component of the RAAF's surveillance network. It receives and interprets data from over 250 defence and civil radars and sensors, including Boeing's F/A-18, E-7A and P-8A platforms, into one consolidated picture to help defend and protect Australia's airspace and maritime environments. It is a network-centric system which supports capabilities to conduct surveillance and air battlespace management missions; defensive and offensive Counter-Air Operations; and air battlespace management training for personnel.


  • Develop new and existing technical documentation
  • Review and edit documents from software/hardware engineers and other project members
  • Support the technology team to develop customised provisioning and sustaining technical data products to support product line maintenance and part overhaul
  • Research and evaluate technical source data and specifications to develop and sustain technical publications, as required, to support products and services provided to BDA customers
  • Determine graphics requirements and incorporate illustrations into documents.


  • Software and communications background
  • Engaged team player, with a hands on approach
  • Scaled Agile Framework experience
  • Abortext, Contenta, or S1000D experience
  • Ability to evaluate technical source data and specifications
  • Experience in authoring technical publications
  • Ability to communicate with technical personnel from multiple skill areas and functions to evaluate technical information and issues impacting design, production, and support of products, services, or other deliverables
  • Ability to analyse problems (troubleshooting, fault isolation, repair, modification, or redesign) of assigned end items to support the design, development and modification of company products using knowledge of engineering disciplines
  • Technical knowledge of military systems
  • Applicants must be Australian citizens to meet defence security requirements, and have the ability to obtain and maintain an Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) Defence security clearance.


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.

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


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

How to apply

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