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Electronics Engineer

Date: 21-Jul-2021

Location: Medicine Hat, Alberta, CA

Company: QinetiQ

Role Purpose


QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of QinetiQ Group PLC specialising in the design and manufacture of a range of state of the art Unmanned Aerial and Surface Target systems including the world leading Banshee target. QTS targets are used to enable realistic weapons test and evaluation and operator training in over 40 countries worldwide with QTS providing a complete managed service in over 15 of these countries.


We are currently seeking an Electronics Engineer to join our team.  The Electronics Engineer is responsible for the electronic aspects of the design, development, testing, and documentation of unmanned vehicles systems at QinetiQ Target Systems.


Key Accountabilities

  • Development of the system requirements and specifications
  • Design of electronics systems as per the requirements and safety regulations
  • Development of documentation for design validation and qualification
  • Project management of design projects
  • Working in conjunction with other technical disciplines to ensure overall system requirements are achieved
  • Working in conjunction with other departments to meet operational requirements
  • Creating and/or assisting with cost estimates for new products and services
  • Field operation and testing as required
  • Review and/or approval of drawings, electronics schematics and other technical document.
  • Reviewing and approving of work created by other technical staff.
  • Mentorship of junior staff
  • Additional tasks as assigned by superior


Key Capabilities and Knowledge

  • Strong communications, prioritization, organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work under stress and tight schedules
  • Strong critical thinking ability
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong writing skill
  • Ability to receive constructive criticism
  • Ability to work as a team or individual
  • Punctual


Experience and Qualifications


  • Professional membership in good standing in APEGA (or eligibility)
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Experience with circuit board design and/or electronic systems design software
  • Computer proficiency (Document Management Software, MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)


Additional desirable assets would include:

  • Software programming experience
  • Project Management
  • Technical writing