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Software Engineer (C#)

Date: 14-May-2022

Location: Malvern, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ


As the demand for QinetiQ's services continues to grow, we are looking to appoint a Software Engineer to join our team of highly technical multi-disciplined and enthusiastic engineers and project managers. The successful candidate will work on a diverse range of projects, from pure research through to product development and deployment. Recent projects undertaken by the team include specification, development and delivery of; Training and Simulation Systems, Next Generation Global Navigation Systems, Counter-Drone systems, Underwater Signature Measurement Ranges, Autonomous Systems, Networks and Databases, Specialist Test Systems and Electronic Warfare Test Systems.


We offer you the opportunity to get involved and help create the solution, across the whole lifecycle from feasibility to acceptance with challenging and unique engineering projects. Some travel may be involved; such as visiting customer sites, MOD ranges, multi (UK) site working and collaboration with partner teams and companies. Hybrid and remote working arrangements are available dependent on project requirements.


The Role:


You will be joining a team of highly technical multi-disciplined and enthusiastic engineers contributing to the development and installation of software. Responsibilities will include:

  • Development of C# / WPF Software Components using Visual Studio
  • Resolution of Software Problem Reports from Formal Tests
  • Identifying and resolving performance related issues within the Display Software using instrumented test points and 3rd Party Memory Analysis tools
  • Deployment of software components on VMWare Virtual Machines
  • Integration of Real-Time Display Software with embedded subsystems
  • Message Interface / API Design
  • Multi-Threaded Development
  • Porting and integration of legacy systems
  • Instrumentation of software for benchmarking and verification of performance requirements
  • Production of supporting technical documentation for solution
  • Deployment of software components and configuration of VMWare Virtual Machines


The Fit:


We are looking for an innovative and passionate Software engineer, looking for a challenging role on a new project. You will be in a hands-on development role, working in a fast-paced environment, tackling challenging problems and delivering innovative solutions. You will have previous experience developing in C# and an understanding of Network Communications (including Virtualised Environments - VMWare). 


Working closely with our clients, you will be able to elicit requirements, contribute to client demos and ensure the service meets our customers’ requirements. Our staff are passionate about what they do, able to embrace emerging technologies and positively apply these into our daily working practices. Personal development is strongly supported and the opportunity to progress and further your career is available.



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

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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, 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 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, 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.