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Systems Engineer

Date: 24-Mar-2023

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ


Job title: Systems Engineer

Location: Bristol, Farnborough, Malvern, Portsmouth or Dorset


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


As part of one of our many exciting programmes, QinetiQ are looking for a Systems Engineer to join the Maritime Test, Evaluation, Training and Tactics team and lead technical activities to integrate new and existing noise ranging systems at the UK Range facilities, as well as providing advice that will directly impact defence operations.


The role would suit systems engineers with experience in one or more of the following areas:


  • Systems engineering best practice in line with ISO 15288
  • System architecture and design
  • Underwater hardware
  • Acoustic signal processing
  • Test and integration or range activities
  • Equipment delivery
  • Equipment calibration and test


What will I be doing?


  • The Systems Engineer will be responsible for the definition and delivery of technical projects through-life, working effectively with broader stakeholders and project management, guiding a technical team to success.
  • You will generate systems engineering deliverables that meet the needs of multiple projects supporting the UK’s ranging capability under the programme.
  • The Systems Engineer will provide direction and recommendations relating to technical risks and opportunities, owning actions, solutions and future work streams.
  • You will coordinate multi-stakeholder analysis into reports and presentations for delivery to customers and industry partners.
  • The Systems Engineer will understand and apply relevant regulatory, safety and technical standards, integrating required compliance and governance activity into delivery work.


What do I need?


We are seeking skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Systems Engineering
  • Lifecycle management
  • System Architecture
  • Requirements management
  • Testing and Integration, particularly in military environments
  • Agile methodologies
  • Model based systems engineering and application of architecture frameworks (UAF/NAF/MODAF or Archimate/SysML/UML)


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.