New opportunities - Explosive Ordnance. Unlock your potential

Date: 16 Apr 2024

Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Company: QinetiQ

QinetiQ is a global defence and security company and employs more than 8000 people in more than 50 locations around the world. We offer our customers premier expertise in advice, services and creative technology-based products and help solve some of their most challenging problems.


Our determination to deliver and improve today and anticipate and shape tomorrow, makes QinetiQ a very exciting, rewarding and respected place to work and learn. Globally QinetiQ has four Sectors, one of which is the ‘Australia Sector’’. The Australia Sector has more than 1,200 employees operating across four countries, namely Australia, Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom. 

We seek expressions of interest from talented people for roles available now and in the future. If a rewarding career with a supportive employer appeals to you, please register your interest by applying online.  If a suitable opportunity doesn’t present itself immediately, we’ll be happy to keep your details on file for future consideration.


Opportunities are available in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.


Boasting the largest team of highly respected and experienced Explosive Ordnance (EO) acquisition personnel, our consultants work in close partnership with our clients and are embedded within a vibrant team, working on multi-million dollar projects that are at the cutting edge of innovation in Defence munitions and the creation of sovereign defence capability.  


Within the Explosive Materiel Branch there are three unique areas of specialisation providing ongoing learning, opportunities for accelerated growth to broaden your career:


Explosive Ordnance Engineering

Join a group of experienced and competent engineering staff who are dedicated to delivering complete engineering outcomes to our clients.


Project Management

Be part of a group of skilled program and project management professionals who have extensive experience delivering capability outcomes for Defence & government.


Specialised Logistics

Specialised Logistics professionals with expertise in all aspects of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) that are critical to the Capability Development Lifecycle.


Information on the qualifications, skills and experience required for each opportunity is available via the link below.


Applicants for all roles must hold or have recently held an NV1 Australian Government security clearance.


Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are welcome and may be directed to Denise Cole, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner via email;


Looking for an Employer with Benefits?


At QinetiQ, our competitive remuneration and benefits package supports your evolving needs throughout your career.   You’ll share in the company’s success, and be rewarded for your own. We’ll invest in your professional development and provide an inclusive environment for you to succeed.


Some of our benefits include:

  • Individual Professional development allowance
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning
  • Flexible work
  • Purchased leave program & loyalty leave
  • Up to 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Annual incentive scheme
  • Complimentary salary continuance insurance
  • Annual volunteering leave with Operation Give Back
  • Relaxed dress code


A full list of our employee benefits can be found here:


As the defence industry in Australia grows, it is an exciting time to join QinetiQ. What the company looks like today will be different to that of tomorrow as we navigate an ever changing world. To innovate for our customers' advantage we value the need for diversity of thought in everything we do. We provide a flexible and inclusive environment where our people can bring their whole selves to work, meaningfully contribute and have equal opportunity to succeed. We actively seek applications from people who come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Aligned with our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan, we also encourage applications from women, veterans and First Nations people. 


QinetiQ conducts pre-employment screening, including but not limited to identity verification and police checks, for all preferred candidates.