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Experimentation Solution Lead - Maritime / Land

Date: 29-Apr-2021

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Experimentation Solution Lead


Locations: Malvern, Bristol, Salisbury, Farnborough, UK Remote


We are looking to appoint Experimentation Solution Leads who will lead in further development and execution of the QinetiQ strategy in relation to experimentation in the Land and Maritime environments. This will encompass leading solution development with customers, drawing capability from across QinetiQ and partner companies to design and lead experimentation and related customer side analysis and strategy work.


These are cross- functional roles demanding individuals who have a strong grasp of their respective operational domains and an understanding of experimentation method, tools and techniques. You are likely to be interested in the application of disruptive technology and will enjoy leading and working in dynamic and collaborative environments.

Role Purpose


To provide solution leadership of analysis, strategy and experimentation activities, working with land and maritime customers in delivering QinetiQ’s Experimentation Strategy.


Key priorities will include: providing strategic leadership within and across specific opportunities (including experimentation and strategy relating to robotic and autonomous systems and information advantage); customer and partner engagement in pursuit of experimentation design and delivery; ownership and delivery of specific experimentation related documentation; oversight and reporting of ongoing experimentation and strategy tasking; support to the development of experimentation strategy.

Key Accountabilities

A key emphasis of this role is on providing leadership to solution teams and SME’s across key captures and proposition development. This will involve significant customer engagement and collaborating across Business Winning, Project, Finance and Commercial functions. Key pre-requisites are having the ability to co-ordinate development of a clear solution, then leading and directing multi-disciplined teams across its execution.

Experience, Qualifications & Requirements

  • Proven experience operating in a leadership role in a military or defence technical environment, influencing and delivering significant propositions to customers.
  • Depth of skills and experience across Land or Maritime defence environment operations; able to apply this in the design and delivery of solutions involving multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Strong commercial awareness with good knowledge of how propositions contribute to the business.
  • Leadership of diverse technical teams, providing clear direction to ensure alignment and effective collaboration.
  • Evidence of building repeatable customer solutions/services that deliver profitable growth
  • Extant security clearance (SC) is highly desirable.


 Next Steps


If you feel you meet the criteria for this position and would like to be considered, please apply today with your CV and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability and we will be in contact.





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 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.