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Software Engineer

Date: 24-Nov-2022

Location: Malvern, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

As the demand for QinetiQ’s products and services continues to increase, we are looking to appoint an experienced software developer to join our current team of talented engineers. In this varied and rewarding role, you will play an important role in the team, supporting the delivery of cutting edge projects, shaping how delivery is executed and applying your development skills across a range of activities from research to product development, avionics to cloud computing. As well as the opportunity to hone your skills & develop your software engineering knowledge, we have a strong commitment to personal development. So as well as learning from colleagues you’ll be able to enhance your skills through continued professional development. The scope for career development is limited only by your personal dedication and drive.


The successful candidate will have:

•    A good software engineering background - we are open to specking with candidates with C++, C# or Java, Ideally you will also have knowledge of: WebApp development using ReactJS, Python, Perl
•    Good understanding of Windows and Linux OS

•    A willingness to engage with the customer & good customer interaction
•    Excellent problem solving skills, work with unique and challenging problems.


Additional useful experience would include:
•    Scala application development
•    Knowledge of databases (postgresql).
•    Linux (CentOS / RH flavour) services / administration and networking
•    Puppet / Cobbler / Artifactory / Docker (inc registry) knowledge
•    CI/CD pipeline
•    Understanding of TDD / BDD
•    Use of Atlassian tools (albeit completely out of date versions).


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.