Associate Electro-Magnetic Analyst

Date: 27 Sep 2023

Location: Gosport, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job title: Associate Electro-Magnetic Analyst (14143)

Location: Haslar, Gosport (Potential to be based at Devonport if required)

Company: QinetiQ

We are currently recruiting for an Electro-Magnetic Engineering Analyst within our Electro-Signature Services team which falls within QinetiQ’s Long-Term Partnering Agreement (LTPA) with the Ministry of Defence (MOD).


QinetiQ operates and manages a variety of measurement facilities (sea ranges) throughout the UK and internationally, for the test and evaluation of naval stealth signatures within the electromagnetic spectrum, for both ships and submarines. Signature data is analysed and evaluated by our experts to provide information to customers to enable them to fully understand the risks to their platforms from the various weapon systems, which exploit the electromagnetic spectrum.


Right now, we are looking for analysts to help us measure, interpret, analyse and report on electromagnetic signatures at our ranges across the UK. As a part of the team, you’ll specialise in signature stealth for a range of platforms, based at our Gosport site for analysis of operations and platforms. Whilst also having the opportunity to operate form niche trials environments across the UK with potential to be involved with customer-based oversea trials.


What will I be doing?

Working in a team, you will be responsible for working to provide key analysis from trial days across acoustics, signature analysis and underwater analysis. Supporting you in this hands-on role, you’ll provide support of a range of sea trials for naval based platforms:


With hands-on learning, you will be responsible for:

  • Participating in various electromagnetic projects
  • Ranging involvement in a variety of capacities for both on-board relevant platforms and shore side.
  • Working as part of the analysis team, you’ll be involved with providing a range of customer requirements (both the Royal Navy and MoD), delivering key data analysis and scientific customer-based report writing
  • Ensuring compliance with all Health and Safety and Environmental requirements and trials planning documentation.


What do I need?
A background in a scientific or engineering discipline is desirable, such as;


  • A HND qualification, plus years’ relevant industry experience
    (such as theoretical and practical electronic experience)

  • Or, a relevant academic background such as degree or level 4-5 in study of appropriate areas
    (including physics, software, electro-magnetic engineering, electrical and electronics engineering).

  • Or, relevant practical understanding and experience of electronic engineering, electro-magnetic engineering and associated naval platforms obtained from Senior Commissioned or Non-Commissioned Royal Navy (RN) experience; having worked specifically with submarines and RN ships.

You’ll also need experience in some of the following areas:

  • IT literate to a good degree of competency across a range of packages
  • Experience of producing high quality reports. qualified in analysis, interpretation and reporting of analytical data types in electromagnetics or a related discipline
  • A methodical approach to, analysis and experience of report writing
  • Must have UK Driving Licence to ensure the ability to change working patterns and locations for a range of exciting trials and customer opportunities
  • Physical ability to manage boat transfers and ladders.
  • Familiarity with naval platforms and their associated systems would be advantageous but not essential, as training will be given where appropriate.



Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.

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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 and having the 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. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.  

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 a 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, adaptive and 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.

Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants that already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information that mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may have an effect on the roles that you can be employed in.