Naval Architect

Date: 11 Feb 2024

Location: Gosport, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job Title:        Naval Architect
Location:        Portsmouth, Bristol OR Edinburgh + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Package:        Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Role Type:      Full time / permanent
Role ID:          SF16167

 

Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as a Naval Architect at either our  Portsmouth, Bristol OR Edinburgh sites where you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and many of the industry’s most brilliant minds.

 

The role
As a  Naval Architect, you’ll have a role that is out of the ordinary. Our Naval Architecture and Maritime Engineering (NAME) group sits within the Maritime and Land business of QinetiQ and consists a team of over 50 people. The team delivers hydrodynamic testing and design consultancy services. Hydrodynamic problem solving forms a significant part of the project work within group – identifying a methodology for solving a client’s hydrodynamic issues, mathematically or through model testing.

 

Day-to-day, you'll;

  • Work collaboratively with customers and colleagues to deliver ensure the customers’ requirements are and providing innovative solutions to customers’ problems.
  • Breakdown complex tasks and then execute the planned schedule of work. This will include being customer facing and supervision of others.
  • Ensure the work is conducted in a safe manner, highlighting hazards and potentially unsafe practices to Team Lead.
  • Actively participate and encourage increased collaboration across the NAME Group.

 

This role is full-time, 37 hours per week, and can be based at either our Portsmouth, Bristol OR Edinburgh sites with hybrid working arrangments.

 

Essential experience of the Naval Architect:

  • An excellent understanding of Naval Architecture principles and the ability to use that knowledge together with sound engineering judgement to solve our customer’s important problems
  • Knowledge of the methods and tools used within hydrodynamic design and assessment is desirable
  • Practicing knowledge of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is strongly desired

 

Qualifications for the Naval Architect:
We value difference and we don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience then we would like to hear from you.

 

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

UKSV National Security Vetting Solution: guidance for applicants - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

 

Our Benefits

  • Adaptive and flexible working
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal: Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Insurance, Restaurants, Cinema Tickets and much more
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
  • We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering - helping charities and local community

 

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 a diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Visit our website to read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture. 

 

About QinetiQ
As a company of thousands of 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.

 

Security
Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants who 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, which mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may affect the roles that you can be employed in.

 

Application Guidance
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please contact your regional recruiting team in strictest confidence. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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