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Early Careers Systems Engineer

Date: 13-Mar-2023

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ


Job title: Systems Engineer (Early Careers)                                                                                                                                                                          Location: Farnborough or Portsmouth


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


QinetiQ are looking for a Systems Engineer to join the Maritime Test, Evaluation, Training and Tactics team conducting technical activities to integrate new and existing noise ranging systems, as well as providing advice that will directly impact defence operations.


As a Systems Engineer you will typically assist within development projects, but may find yourself leading specific areas or the development of sub-systems, with appropriate supervision. The role will require you to be involved in a broad application of systems engineering knowledge, from the establishing of user needs through to final delivery. Typically you will work across a number of these areas and develop strong whole lifecycle experience.

We offer flexible working from our site in Farnborough and from home as well as the opportunity to travel within the UK and abroad.


Potential Projects Include


  • Sonar systems and underwater acoustics.
  • Electromagnetic measurement systems.
  • Underwater and/or littoral environments.


What will I be doing?


  • You will undertake technical work activities within a systems engineering context.
  • The Systems Engineer will be working as part of a technical team in support of project objectives.
  • You will be responsible for the production of technical documentation in support of work carried out.
  • The Systems Engineer will deliver work and reports on progress to more senior technical and project staff.
  • You will escalate problems and issues encountered with supervisory staff.


What do I need?


  • You must have a basic understanding of systems engineering, its applicability, lifecycle processes, and systems considerations
  • The Systems Engineer must have some understanding of broad engineering considerations.


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.