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Systems Engineer

Date: Sep 1, 2022

Location: Huntsville, Alabama, US

Company: QinetiQ

Who Are We?

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms, ground, soldier, and maritime systems in 50+ locations world-wide. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in the fields of sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

QinetiQ Inc.’s dedicated experts in defense, aerospace, security, and related fields all work together to explore new ways of protecting the American Warfighter, Security Forces, and Allies. Being a part of QinetiQ Inc. means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. 

Why Join QinetiQ Inc.?

If you have the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges, then you will experience a unique working environment where innovative teams blend different perspectives, disciplines, and technologies to discover new ways of solving complex problems.  In our diverse and inclusive environment, you can be authentic, feel valued, be respected, and realize your full potential. QinetiQ Inc. will support you with workplace flexibility, a commitment to the health and well-being of you and your family and provide opportunities to work with a purpose. We are committed to supporting your success in both your professional and personal lives.

QinetiQ is seeking a Systems Engineer to provide sustaining engineering and product lifecycle management support for multiple Force Protection System (FPS) Family of Systems (FOS) to one of our customer programs. We are looking for a motivated self-starter who will join our sustaining engineering team to provide support to our operations team by documenting current systems and configurations and ensure system updates are received and implemented. The successful candidate will review failures in conjunction with our failure analysis lead to look for any failure trends to suggest for rework.


Familiarity with systems associated with the Non-Intrusive Inspection Systems (NIIS) is required. These systems include the AS&E ZBV Backscatter Van, AS&E Backscatter Vehicle Mounted Trailer (BVMT), Mobile Vehicle And Cargo Inspection Systems (MVACIS), Military Mobile Vehicle and Cargo Inspection System (MMVACIS), Relocatable Vehicle And Cargo Inspection System (RVACIS), Mobile Vehicle And Cargo Inspection GT Trailer-Mounted Scanning System (VACIS-GT), Rapiscan Gantry system, SmartCheck Inspection Module System (SIMS), SmartCheck Inspection Module High Throughput (SIMH), Rapiscan Secure 1000 X-ray Security Inspection System – Single Pose (SP), x-ray based baggage scanners, x-ray based parcel scanners, walk-through metal detectors and associated technologies is required.


Your Contribution to Our Mission:


  • Document current system status and composition and prepare engineering change documentation for government review.
  • Collaborate with IBD-SS team members from engineering, training, logistics, and operational support as well as government customers and representatives to facilitate operational improvements and provide reach-back support to perform troubleshooting, maintenance, documentation distribution, sparing, and health reports
  • Address diminishing manufacturing sources and materiel shortages in conjunction with the IBD-SS logistics team.


To Land This Job, You Need:



  • BA/BS with 5-8 years of experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of the degree. (12 total years of applicable experience in lieu of a degree.)
  • Experience with the Teamcenter product lifecycle management tool is strongly desired.
  • Ability to use the Solid Works computer-assisted drawing suite is desired.
  • Experience writing technical documentation, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and creating training materials.
  • Experience preparing Engineering Change Proposals (ECP) and Technical Data Packages (TDP)
  • Experience conducting Level of Repair Analysis (LORA) for commercial off-the-shelf (COS) products


Clearance Level Must currently possess:

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QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All Qualified Applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.