Defence and Space Career Stories

Careers in the defence and space industries are much more than building ships or launching rockets and you don’t need a university degree to get involved.

Learn about the wide variety of roles and the pathways to get there from some inspiring South Australian defence and space industry employees below.

If you are in the industry and love what you do, share your career story with us today!

Harrison Box

Founder, Paladin Space and Senior Systems engineer at BAE Systems

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Shantanu

Shantanu

Lead Mechanical Engineer, ASC Pty Ltd

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Claudia Szabo

Claudia

Associate Professor, The University of Adelaide

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Janet Wilson

Dr Janet Wilson

Lead Structural Engineer, KBR – Frazer-Nash Consultancy

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Imelda Fleet

Imelda

Director of Exploration Strategy, Fleet Technologies

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Amanda Tarrant

Amanda

Project Officer at Veterans SA and RAN Reserve Maritime Spiritual Wellbeing Officer

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Marc Bryant

Marc

Head of Land and Aerospace/Acting Head of Deployable Health and Infrastructure

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Jack

Electronic Warfare Engineer

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