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Electronic Technician

Date: 21-Jun-2022

Location: Malvern, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job title: Electronic Technician (9803)
Location: Malvern, GB                        Company: QinetiQ


About the role

We are currently recruiting for an Electronic Technician within one of our main sites based at Malvern, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. The modern site provides high security with a range of skill-sets to various parts of the business being managed here including Systems Engineering, Electronic Design, Science and IT. The site comprises of various laboratories and facilities for high security research and development projects.

You’ll be Responsible for the delivery of build, test, fault finding and repair of various electrical and electronic systems and components. You’ll be working with the production team to help in the completion of tasks, including harness manufacture and enclosures assembly to standard electrical drawings as well as PCB modification or basic PCB assembly.


The full benefits package includes – Basic Salary, Overtime, Training & Development including Authorised Person Courses, Pension, 25 days Annual Leave, Yearly Bonus, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts, etc.


What do I need?

You’ll need experience in some of the following areas would be desirable, but not essential.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Further education in Electrical or Electronic engineering (e.g ONC, HNC, HND, NVQ Level 2)
  • Proven ability to work successfully within design constraints. 
  • Experience using electronic lab equipment to make measurements on and for test and debugging of electronic circuits.
  • Valid UK driving license.
  • As part of the recruitment process a soldering test will be required.
  • A good team player


Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum. Please visit the UKSV National Security Vetting Solution: Guidance for Applicants via the GOV.UK website.



What will I be doing?

You’ll be delivering a range of electrical and electronic assembly wiring. Including PCB population and inspection including SMD. You’ll be interpreting digital and analogue electronics using a range of applications such as MS Office to track and complete tasks within an electrical environment.


You will be responsible for:

  • Good competencies with electronic technician tools and general test equipment.
  • Capable of producing deliverable items from full drawing packs with minimal additional help to relevant IPC standards.
  • Capable of rapid prototyping working from basic/block diagram drawings and documenting own work.
  • Good electronic technician skills. Experience in; PCB population through hole and surface mount, Wire harness manufacture and enclosure wiring.
  • Basic fault finding and rectification at system and component level.

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. 

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.

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