Senior Electronic Design Engineer

Date: 4 Sep 2023

Location: Malvern, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job Title:                     Senior Electronic Design Engineer

Location:                     Malvern, Worcestershire

Package:                     Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits 

Role Type:                   Full time / Permanent

Role ID:                       SF14236


Be part of the QinetiQ journey. Join us as a Senior Electronic Design Engineer at our Malvern site 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 Senior Electronic Design Engineer, you’ll have a role that is out of the ordinary, supporting projects in the National Security business where you will be developing digital and RF electronics solutions using cutting edge technology in the commercial and military domains.


You’ll be an SME joining other designers with a passion for delivering novel and cutting edge work, with the opportunity for leading work packages within engineering project teams.

Day to day you will:

  • Bring your knowledge and application of electronic design to see these projects through to a successful delivery.
  • Develop rapid solutions to protect UK forces and security
  • Lead technical teams of engineers
  • Opportunity to make a difference to UK security and military operations and interact with these customers.
  • Ongoing career progression by being part of the Electronic Design Group that provides skilled staff into all of QinetiQ UK businesses.

This role is full-time, working mainly on-site at Malvern, with opportunities for some flexible adaptive working.


Essential experience of the Senior Electronic Design Engineer:]

  • Hands on experience of developing analogue, high speed digital and RF design.
  • Knowledge of electronic standards and their applicability in hardware design
  • Availability for occasional UK travel in support of project delivery
  • Experience with ECAD tools, preferably OrCAD.
  • Understanding of product safety and certification
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all appropriate levels within the organisation and externally with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.


Qualifications for the Senior Electronic Design Engineer

  • Degree in Electronics and/or Engineering, desirable

Please note that all applicants must hold, or be eligible to gain SC clearance, as a minimum.  The successful candidate must be willing to apply for an enhanced level of security clearance.

UKSV National Security Vetting Solution: guidance for applicants - 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.


Our volunteering programme enables our people to use their professional skills to make a positive difference in our local communities, for example STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) ambassador days in schools. We support a number of charities that are important to our people, including those which help the defence community.


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.


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. 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.



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.