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Principal Systems Engineer

Date: 20-Jan-2023

Location: Bristol, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ


Job title: Principal Systems Engineer                                                                                                                                                Location: Bristol, Salisbury or Farnborough


The full benefits package includes – Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts, etc.


About the role


The Principal Systems Engineer will support the A400M Senior Responsible Officer’s Team in delivering Acceptance Case reports and associated information to enable capabilities to be graduated to the Front Line.


You provide support to the Air Mobility Air Capability Delivery Team in providing technical expertise in cross-DLOD capability acceptance and management.


Due to our teams performance we have also been trusted to work on other air platforms.


What do I need?


The Principal Systems Engineer must have knowledge / experience within the Defence Industry, preferably within the air domain but this is not essential.


You must have knowledge / experience within Systems Engineering.


What will I be doing?


  • The Principal Systems Engineer will be responsible as the delivery lead for Through Life Decision Support.
  • You will be working closely with Decision Support team members, Project Manager, and Project Engineer to deliver outputs to time, cost & quality.
  • The Principal Systems Engineer will support and mentorship to the Through Life Engineering Decision Support team members.
  • You will generate and update A400M requirements documentation.


Why Join QinetiQ?


As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential.


Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.  You’ll receive highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.


About QinetiQ


As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.