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Electronics Systems Engineer

Date: 30-Jun-2022

Location: Kruibeke, East Flanders, BE

Company: QinetiQ

From our sites in Belgium and the UK, QinetiQ enables the most demanding space missions. As one of the largest and most respected global science and technology organisations, we are constantly breaking new ground in the application of cutting-edge technology in the space sector. We deliver pioneering solutions and are successfully transferring our expertise into pushing the boundaries of space. Why don’t you team up with us and help us seize the opportunities of tomorrow?

Job description
As an Electronics Systems Engineer you will take the technical lead of the system/subsystem electronic aspects for the entire lifecycle of a project. It starts by understanding the customer electronic requirements, translating them into lower board level requirements, and performing a conceptual electronics design.

You will then take care of the technical steering of the electronics design team (internal/external) so that they work according to specification, planning, and cost. You will ensure there is overall technical coherence and will do the follow-up on the electronics design/development team from conceptual design to detailed implementation. You will also make sure that there is proper requirement follow-up and traceability throughout the project by reviewing the board level electronic circuits and assisting the project team during technical reviews.

Finally, you will prepare and participate in system/subsystem electronic functional and performance test campaigns before handing over the system/subsystem (including proper documentation) to the client (internal/external).

Desired skills/experience/knowledge
• Master’s degree in Electronics Engineering. • +5 years relevant experience in a similar technical environment.
• Strong technical knowledge on electronic components and the electronic development flow.
• Experience with defining an electronic concept.
• Fluency in English. • Proactive, creative, enthusiastic, and result-oriented team player with strong planning, organizational, and communication skills
• Natural problem-solver who is not afraid of getting involved when needed.
• Capacity to make clear and precise agreements with others and excel in fulfilling them

Please bear in mind that our company is bound by ITAR regulations, restricting candidates from certain countries or holders of double nationalities.

• You’ll not only get to work in a well-known space company offering flexibility, work-life balance, and an open and friendly working environment, but you will also become one of the privileged engineers that can say some of the hardware they helped built is actually orbiting Earth!
• Possibility of working for space instruments or working for space equipment.
• Possibility of growth towards a senior/principal electronic system engineer (Technical expertise) or Team Lead (Technical Management).

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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 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 a 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, adaptive and flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.