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Virtue Talent partners with contractors, consultancys and SMEs of all sizes nationally and internationally. We have a track record of delivery for some of the industry's most challenging projects.

We work with our Defence partners to offer niche and specific skills to ensure timely delivery and build their capability.

Experience and placements include: 

Systems Engineers: 

This critical role is responsible for designing and developing complex system architectures and resolving integration issues of defence systems. Other expertise includes analysis, requirements, design, verification, validation and development of systems involving software, hardware, and components. 

Ultimately, a defence systems engineer plays a critical role in ensuring the successful operation of defence systems within the industry.

Safety Assurance Engineers: 

Safety Assurance Engineers are mostly responsible for ensuring the safety and reliability of defence systems. They conduct thorough safety assessments and audits to identify potential hazards and risks in the design and development of new acquisitions and capabilities. 

These engineers analyse system designs, specifications, and operating procedures to ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations. They also propose and implement risk mitigation strategies and measures to eliminate or minimise potential safety issues. 

SESA roles are crucial in ensuring the safety and effectiveness of defence systems in critical environments.

Human Factors Engineers/Consultants/Specialists:

This is a vital role that optimises the interaction between humans and systems. With a deep understanding of human behaviour, cognition, and abilities, they advise, design and improve products, environments, and processes to enhance usability, safety, and overall user experience.

ILS Support Engineers and Leadership:

ILS (Integrated Logistics Support) engineer is responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of logistics support within a defence system project(s). Their role involves designing and implementing effective logistics strategies to ensure the smooth operation, maintenance, and sustainment of defence systems.


ILS engineers analyze system requirements, assess logistical needs, and develop comprehensive plans to support the entire lifecycle of defence systems, from acquisition to disposal. ILS works closely with various stakeholders, such as other discipline engineers, suppliers, and end-users, to determine the most efficient and cost-effective logistics solutions.

Combat Systems Engineers:

A combat systems engineer is a professional responsible for developing and maintaining complex combat systems used in military operations. They work on various aspects of a combat system, including the design, integration, testing, and maintenance of electronic, mechanical, and software components.

Ultimately, a combat systems engineer is responsible for the design, integration, testing, and maintenance of complex combat systems, with the objective of enhancing the operational capabilities of the military.


At Virtue Talent, we work with employers and candidates to find opportunistic matches that are not always visible to the market.  

Book a free consultation and find out if we can assist you in your search.

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