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Junior Engineer / Scientist - Synthetic Environments

Date: 10-Sep-2022

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Junior Engineer / Scientist - Synthetic Environments & Simulation


Farnborough (Blend of site and home working) 


About the role: 


We have opportunities for talented Engineers to join our Synthetic Environments and Simulation team which consists of a vibrant group of engineers from a range of scientific, mathematical and creative backgrounds. Simulation technologies underpin a wide range of customer needs, including training and education, test and evaluation and experimentation. The team undertakes a variety of work including researching new and innovative technologies, building concept and capability demonstrators, providing customer advice and consultancy, and developing and delivering systems to support military exercises.
 

We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems. Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving.


What I will be doing:
 

  • Modelling and configuring simulation components using a variety of tools e.g. 3D models, terrains, Computer Generated Forces scenarios/vignettes.
  • You will be conducting practical and theoretical research, considering the use of emerging technologies and training theories to provide evidence and ideas for training systems.
  • Specification and development of simulation systems using a blend of off-the-shelf capabilities, including “serious games” and bespoke software.
  • You will be responsible for the integration of innovative solutions using a range of technologies and concepts, such as Virtual or Augmented Reality and Live, Virtual & Constructive (LVC) blends.
  • Engagement with customers and industry partners to understand project requirements, develop effective relationships and deliver acceptable outcomes.


What do I need?
 

  • Degree in Science/Engineering with 2-3 years of industry experience or PhD qualified.
  • Technical hands-on experience is essential.

 

Why join us?

 

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. 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 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.

 

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. People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our site is 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, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Come and find out how you can play a role.

 

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