Training and Test Specialist
The Company


Marops Ltd is a New Zealand owned and operated business based on Auckland’s North Shore. The company was formed in 2001 to develop innovative solutions and training resources to the aeronautical, marine and utilities industries. Over the last 19 years we have produced cutting edge hardware and software technical solutions to the New Zealand Defence Force and other national and international customers.


Our success has been based on innovation and agility, quality workmanship, exceptional customer focus and a great company culture. We are a small team of around 10.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced individual to join our technical projects team.


The Role - Training and Test Specialist


Marops are looking for an individual with a military support background who can accomplish a variety of tasks in support of sensors and a variety of military platforms. These tasks would include developing training courses and publications for, sensor setup and calibration, mission system preparation and database support.


Desired Requirements


Experience in designing and developing training courses, delivering training courses and training needs analysis. 


Understand how a variety of sensors operate at both a theoretical and practical applications level


Experience with NZDF systems and procedures, including Learning Management Systems.


Competency with MS Office Products


Mission System support experience would be useful as well as any EW programming skills


Familiar with RF, digital signal processing, data transmission and similar subjects.

Good interpersonal skills


Specific Duties


Training Course Development,  including phases of Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation.


Operational Test and Evaluation Duties 


Sensor System Operational Support 


Software and Hardware Test Management and Conduct 


Contribute to team-wide activities like system design discussions, reviews, etc


Development and amendment of project documentation


You must be able to comply with the requirements to hold an appropriate NZDF security clearance


The successful candidate will work from our Auckland office and on occasions will be required to travel both locally and internationally. Remuneration will be dependent on the level of qualifications and skills that the individual brings to the job.


Please reply by email to:


Due to Defence security requirements you must have a NZ, Australia, Canada, UK or USA residency background.


Note: Due to high numbers of applications only those with the relevant backgrounds are able to be contacted.